Export Processing Zones Authority Manager, Finance and Accounts Jobs in Kenya

Export Processing Zones Authority Manager, Finance and Accounts Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose

  • The Job holder is responsible for maintaining an adequate and efficient financial accounting system to facilitate effective carrying out of Authority’s activities, facilitate departments with required necessary financial accounting support and advice to enable smooth functioning for the Authority.

    Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

    Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Providing advisory services on all financial and accounting matters to the Authority;

  • Ensuring proper interpretation and implementation of financial regulations and procedures, Treasury circulars, letters and instructions;

  • Liaise with other Departments so as to ensure that financial and related regulations are complied with and where applicable give procedural guidance on treasury circulars, letters and instructions;

  • Coordinate the preparation of the Authority’s annual work plans and budgets

  • Developing supplementary financial regulations and procedures to enhance internal controls established through normal Treasury regulations and procedures;

  • Preparation of Authority’s annual budget by consolidation of all departmental budgets as per Government Policy and presentation to the Board for approval;

  • Ensuring provision of quality and timely accounting services;

  • Develop and implement budget and expenditure controls so as to ensure that financial expenditure is planned, controlled and properly authorized

  • Authorizing payments and signing cheques;

  • Monitoring expenditure on projects and programme implementation on a periodic basis and ensuring that timely corrective measures are taken;

  • Mentor, train and appraise staff;

  • Ensure that payments to suppliers are made on a timely and accurate basis and creditors’ accounts reconciled;

  • Coordinating the design and financial aspect for all donors and agreements with donor agencies; and

  • Ensuring all statutory reports are prepared as per the required law

    Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Prepare general ledger entries and reconciliations for month-end closure.

  • Analyze financial data on a monthly basis and report on variances.

  • Prepare draft monthly, quarterly and annual accounting reports of expenditure and cash flow
    management and review monthly expenditure statements and variance analysis.

  • Prepare financial statements, footnotes and supplemental information and coordination of audits.

  • Checking and recommending payments – verifying payment vouchers in accordance with laid down rules and principles and determine aggregate

  • Controlling of expenditure and below-the-line (BTL) Authority’s accounts;

  • Provide operational support on expenditure management to include short term action plans and
    expenditure scheduling.

  • Manage fixed asset process, policy and procedure.

    Job Dimensions:

    Financial Responsibility:

    • Develop budgets.

    • Approval of expenditure.

    Responsibility for Physical Assets

    • Responsible for physical assets assigned by the institution;

    • Provide oversight for all directorate/ departmental/divisional/ physical assets

    Decision Making / Job Influence

    • Plans and assign work to subordinates.

    • Monitor subordinates work performance.

    • Appraise/evaluate subordinates performance.

    Working Conditions:

  • Works largely in an office environment with occasional travel

    Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

    Academic Qualifications

  • Masters degree in any of the following fields:- Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • Bachelors degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option), Business Administration (Accounting option), or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

    Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Have Certified Public Accountant (CPA)K, Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • Attended Leadership course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;

  • Membership of ICPAK or relevant professional body;

  • Computer proficiency course from a recognized institution and

  • Meets the provisions of chapter six of the constitution

    Previous relevant work experience required.

  • Have nine (9) years relevant experience with atleast three (3) years served in the grade of Assistant Manager Finance and Accounts or comparable position in the Public Service or large and reputable organization.

    How to Apply

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