Engineers Board of Kenya Principal Accountant Jobs in Kenya

Engineers Board of Kenya Principal Accountant Jobs in Kenya


The PrincipalAccountant will be responsible for assisting the Manager, Finance and Accountswhere tasks include activities such as support for audit, budget and year endpreparation. This position will respond to general departmental inquiries,provide administrative and accounting support and coordinate designatedprojects designed to strengthen the finance and accounting functions.

Duties and Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail: -

  • Approving payment vouchers and committal documentsin accordance with laid down regulations;

  • Preparing financial reports and analyzing incomeand expenditure against budgets;

  • Preparing monthly bank reconciliation andreconciliation of debtors and creditors ledgers;

  • Ensuring safe custody of financial records,documents, cheque books and assets;

  • Initiating budget proposals and financial plans;and

  • Reviewing petty cash reconciliation and facilitatewithdrawal of cash for office use and ensuring safety of the same at all times

    Person Specifications

    Forappointment to this grade, an officer must: -

  • Have a minimum period of six (6) years relevantwork experience;

  • Have Bachelors degree in any of the followingdisciplines: Commerce Accounting/FinanceOption), Business Management (Accounting/Finance Option), Economics, orequivalent qualification from a recognized Institution.;

  • Have Masters degree in any of the followingdisciplines: Business Administration, Finance
    ,Commerce, or equivalentqualifications from a recognized university;

  • Be registered with a professional body such as CPA,ACCA from a recognized institution;

  • Be a Member of the Institute of Certified PublicAccountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or any other recognized professional body in goodstanding;

  • Have proficient in computer application skills:

  • Demonstrated competence in work performance andresults; and

  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of theConstitution.

    Key Competencies and Skills

    For consideration for the position, the candidatemust demonstrate that they have:

  • Proficiency in IT

  • Strategic thinking

  • Analytical skills

  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills

  • Integrity

  • Mentoring, coaching and leadership skills

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Engineers Board of Kenya Principal Accountant Jobs in Kenya

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