Manager, Finance and Accounts Jobs in Kenya

Manager, Finance and Accounts Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose

  • The Finance Function is anchored on the provisions of Public Finance Management Act 2012, and regulations. The cadre is responsible for ensuring prudent and optimum utilization of Councils funds and preparing financial reports.

    The officer will report to the Chief Executive Officer and will be responsible for:

  • Consolidating and revising budget as per guidelines issued by the National Treasury and the Parent Ministry;

  • Checking and approving expenditure and payments and sign bank instructions/cheques;

  • Presenting financial reports to the Board of Directors and advice on financial implications and consequences of management/business decisions;

  • Developing and reviewing financial policies and procedures to enhance internal controls;

  • Ensuring compliance with relevant laws, regulations and procedures in management of financial resources;

  • Reviewing and ensuring timely submission of annual report and financial statements;

  • Ensuring the Commission’s liquidity position is appropriate and liaise with the Parent Ministry and Treasury for release of allocated funds;

  • Reviewing of audit queries and implementing corrective actions;

  • Developing and implementing effective processes in the finance unit to ensure seamless flow of service delivery. Such processes include but not limited to budgetary process, analysis and reporting;

  • Developing short term, medium-and long-term revenue and expenditure framework;

  • Ensuring compliance with various requirements of government agencies and statutory institutions as set out in various circulars and legislations;

  • Controlling the Commission’s finances to ensure that they are utilized in a lawful and efficient manner;

  • Planning and determining cash flow needs, forecast and establish cash flow trends of the Commission;

  • Preparing the annual budget execution reports, quarterly financial statements for programme and operational budgets;

  • Preparing Board and management financial reports;

  • Liaising with the parent Ministry for GOK’s Grants and development partners’ funding;

  • Ensuring the provision of adequate financial resources for the Commission’s programme and activities; and

  • Staff performance management, development training and mentorship.

    Person Specifications

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must: -

  • Have a minimum of ten (10) years’ relevant work experience, five (5) of which should have been in a management position;

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Commerce (Accounting/Finance Option), Finance, Economics, Business Administration (Finance/Accounting), Actuarial sciences, Business Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • Masters
    degree in any of the following disciplines:- Finance, Business Administration (Finance option), Business Management (Finance option) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • Be Certified Public Accountant (CPA)K by Kenya Accountants and Secretaries Examination (KASNEB) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • Be a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or any other recognized professional body in good standing;

  • Certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;

  • Be proficient in computer applications;

  • Have demonstrated professional competence and administrative capability as reflected in work performance and results; and

  • Met the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

    Integrity Clearance:

  • In addition to the qualifications set above, shortlisted candidates will be required to provide copies of clearance certificates/letters of good standing from the following;

  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).

  • Criminal Investigation Department (CID).

  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).

  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).

  • Credit Bureau Reference.

    How to Apply

  • Please submit your application to

  • so as to be received not later than 4th January 2022.

  • Applications MUST consist of application cover letter, detailed CV with three (3) referees contacts; Indicate your current position, current remuneration, expected remuneration, e-mail and day-time telephone contact, relevant Certificates and Testimonials; and copy of National ID/Passport to be addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer Kenya Film Commission,
    Jumuia Place, Second Floor, Lenana Road,
    P. O. Box 76417,
    00508 Nairobi.

  • KFC is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality. Women, youth and persons with disability are encouraged to apply. Applications without the relevant qualifications, copies of required documents will not be considered.

  • Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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