IPOA Accountant Jobs in Kenya

IPOA Accountant Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose

To process payments and maintain accountable documents

Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Implement standard operating procedures in finance and accounting.

  • Develop employee performance targets and competency development plans.

  • Prepare procurement and individual work plans;

  • Implement fiscal controls and statutory requirements in the Authority.

  • Implement established structures and systems for asset and financial management

    Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Prepare payment vouchers and post in the system.

  • Maintain safe custody of accounting and finance documents and records.

  • Maintain imprest register

  • Raise Exchequer requisition in IFMIS system and conduct liaison with the National Treasury.

  • Conduct regular cash counts.

  • Deliver bank instructions and withdraw cash.

  • Prepare functional reports;

  • Supervise and appraise direct reports.

  • Filing of statutory returns

  • Carry out asset inventory and supervise asset targeting.

  • Examine financial transactions for compliance with fiscal and internal controls.

  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations

  • Maintain primary records such as cashbooks, ledgers, vote books, registers etc.

  • Upload payments into the internet banking system for payment.

  • Post payments and receipt vouchers in the cash books;

  • Petty cash management.

  • Reconcile creditors accounts and other ledgers.

    Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills)

    Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce Business Administration/Management, Accounting/Finance option), or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution

    Professional Qualifications / Membership to Professional Bodies

  • Certified Public Accountant
    III offered by Kenya Accounts and Secretaries Examination Board (KASNEB) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution

  • Passed Part II of the Certified Public Accountants (K) Examination or its approved equivalent qualification and has Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option), Business Administration (Accounting option) from a recognized institution or any other relevant equivalent qualification.

  • Certificate in computer application skills with a bias in accounting packages.;

    Previous Relevant Work Experience Required

  • Served in the grade of Finance Assistant /Accounts Assistant for three (3) years

    Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

    Functional Skills:

  • Financial Management Skills
  • Organization and Planning Skills
  • Dispute Resolution Skills
  • Decision Making Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Analytical Skills

    Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • Transparency and accountability
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Team player
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Resilience
  • Independence

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; IPOA Accountant Jobs in Kenya

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