Karatina University Accountant II Jobs in Kenya

Karatina University Accountant II Jobs in Kenya


  • This position exists to receive financial inputs from the various sections, consolidate and prepare financial reports and statements to ensure compliance with regulatory and statutory requirements.

    Job Description

  • Supervise staff to ensure timely preparation of the financial reports

  • Maintain all university books of accounts in order to adhere to regulatory framework as stipulated by International Public Sector Accounting Standards, Public Finance & Management Act and University policies.

  • Supervise bank reconciliation to ensure all uncredited cheques are credited, unpresented cheques are followed up and variances are explained.

  • Prepare financial reports and statements including comparison of budget, Statement of Income, Statement of Financial Position, Statement of cash-flow and Statement of changes in equity to comply with regulatory and statutory requirements for state corporations

  • Prepare the budget through consolidation of the Departmental budget estimates for presentation to the national treasury.

  • Monitor Departmental expenditure as per the approved budget through the vote-book system to ensure budgetary control.

  • Carry out financial analysis including cost benefit analysis to inform management on the viability of projects.

  • Implement and enforce policies and regulations among them finance manual, asset policy, strategic plan, ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System to ensure compliance with statutory requirements.

  • Ensure expenditure and payments are properly authorized before payments to control expenditure.

  • Prepare periodic financial performance reports including Performance contracting quarterly reports, financial analysis reports for management decision making.

  • Process statutory deductions for compliance with statutory requirements.

  • Participate in tender processing committees
    to ensure representation of the finance Department in compliance with the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act 2015.

  • Maintain inventory of all University assets for safe custody and monitoring.

  • Manage imprest and follow up on unaccounted imprest to ensure prudent use of University resources.

  • Maintain part time lecturer’s ledger and prepare payment schedules and balances on quarterly basis for timely payment of the lectures.

  • Maintain and reconcile student finance affairs including student balances and HELB returns for proper accounting of student fee income.

  • Any other duty assigned by a Senior Officer.

    Job Requirements for Appointment

  • Bachelor degree in finance or accounting field and CPA III.

  • At least seven (7) years relevant work experience three of which must be at the level of Assistant Accountant I or a comparable position.

  • Membership registration with ICPAK or any other relevant professional body. iv) Knowledge of Information Communication Technology.

  • Master’s degree is an added advantage.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Karatina University Accountant II Jobs in Kenya


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