Kisii National Polytechnic Finance Officer

Kisii National Polytechnic Finance Officer


Key Responsibilities

  • Undertaking proper maintenance of finance and accounting records of the trust and ensuring their security.

  • Preparation and processing of disbursements to partners, timely payment for supplies and services as well as management of supplier accounts.

  • Support management on smooth operationalization of Uraia Trust internal controls, cost control and enforcement of policies and procures.

  • Journalising and Posting of approved day to day transactions to accounting ledgers and ensuring timely updating of transactions in the computerised accounting system.

  • Ensure timely preparation and remittance of statutory payments and returns.

  • Assist and support management in preparation and facilitation for statutory and project audits.

  • Processing of petty cash reimbursements and any other cash float requirements e.g. Travels, workshops etc.

  • Timely preparation of bank reconciliation statements and funds flow management as well as proper filing for relevant bank correspondences.

  • Undertake receipting of remittance of funds and incomes and timely banking.

  • Close supervision and monitoring of staff personal accounts with a view to timely recovery of any outstanding advances such as travel advances, outstanding meeting floats, salary advances etc

  • Assist in Production of regular budgetary, donor and work plan implementation progress reports.

  • Assist management in regular monitoring of financial transactions and obligations against budget and grant requirements.

  • Support the finance and programme team in partner grantmanagement processes.

  • Maintenance and timely updating of the fixed assets register

  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned to you by your supervisor or Head of department.

    Required Qualification and Person Specifications:

  • Holder of Bachelor’s degree in business management, Commerce, Finance or related discipline from a recognized University and professional accountancy training with minimum attainment of CPA part 2.

  • Those with full professional accountancy certification
    and higher level diploma with relevant vast experience may be considered.

  • Additional relevant training and qualifications in financial management and donor reporting will be an added advantage.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant work experience 3 of which must be in project/grants accounting.

  • Demonstrated work experience in computerized accounting is essential. Those with competence in Navision financial software will be desirable.

    Additional Skills

  • Planning, organizing and coordination skills

  • Record Management skills

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Problem solving and analytical skills

  • Excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills

  • Quality orientation skills

    Focus areas of responsibility - % of time spent

  • Financial accounting, processing and records management - 70%

  • Financial reporting - 20%

  • Administrative duties - 10%

    Organisational positioning

  • Head of Finance and Support Services

  • Finance Manager

  • Finance Officer

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified applicants are requested to submit their handwritten applications, curriculum vitae, and copies of certificates, ID and other testimonials to the undersigned on or before 11th SEPTEMBER, 2020 at 4pm. The applicant must have a certificate of good conduct, HELB clearance certificate and KRA clearance certificate. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    The Principal/Secretary,
    Governing Council,
    Kisii National Polytechnic,
    P.O Box 222-40200,
    KISII.

    KNP IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYER, THEREFORE FEMALE AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.



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