KEBS Manager - Financial Accounting Jobs in Kenya

KEBS Manager - Financial Accounting Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose

  • The job holder manages and oversees the daily operations of the business accounts. Monitors and
    analyses accounting data and produces financial reports and statements.

  • The job holder establishes and enforces proper accounting methods, policies and principles for the

    Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

    Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Participate in development of the Department’s Work plan and budget;

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports

  • Mentor and coach staff

  • Participate in the implementation of the performance management system in the division

  • Controls and maintains documents and records of financial accounting division.

  • Manages fixed asset function by ensuring their register is maintained accurately.

  • Manages, maintains, Imprest ledger, general ledger, cash book, Tax books to ensure accurate reporting.

  • Supervises Imprest, bank reconciliation, payables and Tax Staff to ensure smooth running of the division.

    Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Co-ordinate processing of payment of imprest to staff to ensure all operations run as per the procedure guidelines.

  • Maintain and monitor general ledger functionalities in Sage ACCPAC ERP i.e. chart of accounts, bank setup, tax classes and rates to ensure the system input variable are accurate.

  • Verify data from subsidiary ledgers for posting to general ledger to ensure accuracy and validity of the entries.

  • Completes payments and controls expenses by receiving, processing, verifying and reconciling invoices to meet organizational objectives.

  • Validate and authorize creditors’ payment vouchers through EFT and RTGS.

  • Verify the validity of supplier payments by checking whether proper authority and all the necessary supporting documents are attached for purposes of payment

  • Prepare, maintain, analyze, verify and reconcile complex financial transactions, bank statements, records, and, and producing various cashbooks and bank reconciliation statements.

  • Review financial records for production of financial statements and identify and explain variances.

  • Coordinate statutory audits and following up actions with
    other departments

  • Respond to Financial inquiries by gathering, analyzing, summarizing, and interpreting data.

  • Implement Quality Management System as per the ISO 9001:2008 requirements.

    Job Dimensions:

    Financial Responsibility:

  • Development of budgets.

  • Approval of expenditures

  • Advise on best management investment decision.

  • Advises on financial implications of management decision.

    Responsibility for Physical Assets

  • Responsible for physical assets assigned by the institutions.

  • Provides oversight for physical assets in the department

    Decision Making:

  • Makes strategic, operational and financial decisions

  • Assigns work to subordinates

  • Monitor subordinates work performance

  • Appraises/evaluates subordinates’ performance

    Working Conditions:

  • Works predominantly within the office.

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

    Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Finance or Accounting,

    Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • CPA (K), CIMA or ACCA

  • Supervisory course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;

  • Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;

  • Relevant Management System Auditor/Assessor;

  • Previous relevant work experience required.

  • At least eight (8) years relevant work at least three (3) years’ experience in a supervisory capacity.

    Need to know:

  • Analytical skills

  • Organizational skills

  • Computer proficient

  • Research methods

  • General Principles of accounting

  • Management skills


  • Interpersonal skills

  • Time management

  • Communication skills

  • Team player

  • Attention to detail

  • Innovative

  • Critical thinking

  • Leadership skills

  • Self-driven

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; KEBS Manager - Financial Accounting Jobs in Kenya

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