Council of Governors Accountant Jobs in Kenya

Council of Governors Accountant Jobs in Kenya


Background

  • The Council of Governors (CoG) is established under Section 19 of the Intergovernmental
    Relations Act 2012 with the mandate to provide a mechanism for consultation amongst County Governments, share information on performance of the counties in execution of their functions, facilitate capacity building for governors, and consider reports from other intergovernmental forums on national and county interests amongst other functions

  • For better execution of its mandate, the Council of Governors is established in various
    sectorial working Committees and Departments. To enable the Council achieve its mandate
    and vision, the Council wishes to recruit a Director to support the Directorate of Health at the Council:

    Job Purpose

  • The job entails implementing finance and accounting strategies, policies, and procedures to
    support the Council’s strategic goals and objectives.

  • Reporting to the Senior Accountant, the Accountant will perform the following duties and
    responsibilities:

    • Provide support in the preparation of the Council’s annual budget and work plans.

    • Ensure sound financial & accounting principles and controls are applied to all financial
    transactions of the Council.

    • Process all imprest payments, surrenders and monthly outstanding schedules of the same.

    • Printing cheques for all approved payments including payments to suppliers and other
    stakeholders.

    • Maintain books of accounts in accordance with regulations, maintenance of primary records such as cash books and accountable registers.

    • Update the cash book and other general ledgers.

    • Maintain payables and receivables register.

    • Maintain and efficient filing system.

    • Records management and filing of all payment vouchers and other accountable documents.

    • Print cheques for all approved payments including payments to suppliers and for approved loans to beneficiaries.

    • Maintain the vote book ensuring proper expenditure control
    ad per the authorized budgets.

    • Maintain books of accounts in accordance with regulations, maintenance of primary records such as cash books and accountable registers.

    • Submit statutory deductions to the various institutions. (N.H.I.F, N.S.S.F, P.A.Y.E and
    H.E.L.B).

    • Management of office petty cash.

    • Settling payments.

    • Implementation of Financial accounting standards in all accounting and reporting processes.

    • Application of accounting methods for the purpose of financial allocation and reporting.

    • Monitoring & reporting on the annual budgets and work-plans.

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

    Academic and Professional Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Finance, Accounting, Business
    Management/Administration or in a related field from a recognized institution.

    • Holder of a requisite professional qualification CPA(K) or ACCA.

    Experience

    • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience.

    Functional Skills

    • Thorough understanding of national goals, policies, objectives, and ability to relate
    them to Council’s mandate.

    • Broad knowledge and understanding of functional areas of Finance and Accounts,

    • Financial and human resource management skills.

    • Demonstrate good understanding of government policies, regulations, and procedures.

    • Demonstrate ability to undertake stakeholder management.

    • Communication skills.

    • professionalism.

    • Conflict resolution skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Council of Governors Accountant Jobs in Kenya


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