KEMRI Assistant Director
The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is a State Corporation established through the Science and Technology (Amendment) Act of 1979.
It is one of the leading health research institutes in Africa responsible for carrying out research in Kenya.
KEMRI seeks to recruit a dynamic, innovative and experienced person to fill the following position:-
Assistant Director, Finance
The main responsibility will be to oversee timely and accurate preparation of accounting and financial management information necessary to control income and expenditure as well as meet internal, statutory and donor reporting requirements
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provision of leadership and mentorship in Finance
Development, implementation and monitoring of a robust financial system in conformity with international financial reporting standards
Formulation, control and coordination of financial procedures and regulations in conformity with relevant Government laws and regulations
Development and implementation of prudent internal accounting and financial checks and controls
Development and management of internal budgetary controls in collaboration with other departments within the Institute
Budgetary planning with MTEF in liaison with line Government Ministries and relevant sectors
Preparation of financial quarterly/annual reports in line with the Public Service Performance Contracting guidelines
Qualifications and Experience:
Bachelors degree in Accounting/ Finance; CPA (K) or equivalent
MBA/MSc (Accounts/Finance), Diploma in Health Service Administration, experience in Public Sector Accounts and Financial Management are added advantages.
Minimum of 7 years experience in Accounts & Finance in a large organization with an annual budget of over KShs.2 billion.
Not less than 5 years experience in a senior managerial position.
Between 30 to 50 years of age.
In-depth knowledge in computerized accounting and financial software applications.
Membership of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya.
Ability to represent the Institute at a senior level in a professional manner with tact and diplomacy at National and International levels
Strong writing and oral communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Team player with the ability to work with multi-disciplinary/multi-cultural stakeholders
Ability to work on multiple tasks with tight deadlines
Application Deadline: 24th July
For more information and application, visit: KEMRI Assistant Director Website