KEFRI Accounts Assistant Jobs in Kenya

KEFRI Accounts Assistant Jobs in Kenya

  • Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) is a State Corporation established in 1986 with obligation to undertake forest research and provide information and technologies for sustainable development of forestry and allied natural resources for socio-economic development.


  • Ensuring financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures;

  • Performing general accounting duties: collect revenue, process payments, monitor revenue collection and expenditures based on approved budgets;

  • Verifying, compiling, maintaining and file records;

  • Processing accounting and transaction reports;

  • Safe keeping of invoices, receipts and other accounts records;

  • Carrying out regular stock takes and report accordingly;

  • Cash book postings;

  • Monthly bank reconciliations;

  • Any other duty assigned from time to time


  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum grade “C-” (C minus) or its equivalent;

  • Part II of the Certified Public Accountant of Kenya or its equivalent from a recognized institution;

  • At least three (3) years in the grade of Accounts Assistant II or in a comparable position; and

  • Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognized institution

    How to Apply

    Hard copy applications

  • Interested persons should send their applications, Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant professional/academic certificates and national identification card.

  • The Curriculum Vitae should also
    include their day and evening telephone numbers, e- mail address and names and addresses of three referees.

  • Applications should reach the Director KEFRI not later than Monday 4th May, 2020.

  • Envelopes containing the documents should clearly be marked with the position applied for and addressed to:-

    The Director/CEO,

    Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI),

    P.O. BOX 20412-00200, City Square, NAIROBI.

    Summary of applications

  • Interested applicants are required to fill the attached job application summary template from their testimonials and submit in soft copy (saved in MS Excel) to

  • An example has been attached for your guidance.

  • Kindly replace the sample with your information.


  • Job Applications sent to this email address will NOT be accepted except the dully filled job application summary template

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