Kenya Judiciary Jobs - Senior Accountant Vacancies

Kenya Judiciary Jobs - Senior Accountant Vacancies

Job Reference Number:V/No. 15/2019
Number of Post:1
Terms of Service:
  • Three (3) years contract
    Work Station:
  • Nairobi

  • For appointment to the position of Senior Accountant, an applicant must possess the following qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting or Business Administration from a recognized University;
  • A Master’s degree in Finance, Economics or Business Administration will be an added advantage.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA(K) or ACCA
  • Have at least 7 years’ experience in Financial Management in a leading organization
    - institution.
  • Be proficient in computer applications with strong emphasis on data and financial management software.
  • Knowledge and experience in Financial Management, ICT, Public Procurement and Facilities management;
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution and be of high moral character, integrity and impartiality.

    Duties and Responsibilities
  • Developing, implementing and maintaining good financial policies
  • Managing the finance and accounting function;
  • Preparation, maintenance, updating, analysing and reconciliation of a variety of accounting reports, financial statements, and other financial reports;
  • Determines organizational requirements in regards to support services and assigns staff as needed to develop and maintain smooth operations of the Council;
  • Manages the procurement function such as procuring equipment and supplies,
  • Identifies needs for, establishes and directs the development of policies, standards, and work procedures affecting all financial and administrative operations;
  • Establishes priorities, monitors and evaluates the effectiveness and efficiency of resource utilization and value for money;
  • Develops and implements methods to improve administrative and support services;
  • Managing overall work process of the finance and administrative staff to ensure effective work assignment, supervision, and evaluation of staff performance reviews and development;
  • Managing developing and motivating finance and administrative team to achieve the NCAJ Mission and objectives;
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the Executive Director.

    Important Information
  • Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by:-
  • Filing an Online Application for Employment Form available at the Judiciary jobs portal:
  • Applicants should upload soft copies of the following documents to the online application:-
  • A letter of application,
  • A detailed and updated curriculum vitae, to include background information such as community service, financial discipline, probono activity (if any), involvement as a party in litigation and involvement
    in political activity including financial contribution to political party -parties (if any) and criminal record, legal -professional engagement for the last five (5) years, three (3) professional referees and two (2) character references who can verify and comment on the applicant’s past and present employment;
  • Certified copies of testimonials, professional certificates and academic transcripts.
  • Applicant’s recent colored passport size photographs
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit valid copies of clearance certificates from the following bodies during the interview:-
  • Kenya Revenue Authority,
  • Higher Education Loans Board,
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation,
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and
  • a recognized Credit Reference Bureau.
  • Clearance from relevant professional body.
  • (2) Applicants are also required to forward one (1) hard copy of the completed Employment Application Form JSC 2 for non –public officers and JSC 2A for Public officers which can be downloaded from and attach all the documents cited in the item No. (a to d)above.
  • Clearly indicating the Vacancy number and the title on the envelop.
  • To: the Secretary Judicial Service Commission P.o. Box 40048 – 00100 Nairobi Telephone: +254 20-2739180 E-mail: Commission Secretariat: Reinsurance Plaza, Taifa Road, Nairobi CBD, Podium Floor
  • Applicants Must take note that it is a criminal offence to provide false information and documents in the job application and the same will be verified by relevant bodies.
  • The application must reach the Commission Not Later Than 5th March 2019 AT 5.00PM
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • The Judicial Service Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and selects candidates on merit through fair and open competition from the widest range of eligible candidates.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Judiciary Jobs - Senior Accountant Vacancies

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