National Council for Population and Development (NCPD) Deputy Director Finance and Accounts Jobs in Kenya

National Council for Population and Development (NCPD) Deputy Director Finance and Accounts Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose:

  • The job holder provides strategic leadership in the establishment and enforcement of accounting methods, policies and principles; coordinates financial management and control systems; and guides the Council on financial matters.

    Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Analyzing and reporting on financial performance

  • Coordinates development, implementation and review of the division’s strategic plan and directing financial planning.

  • Researching and interpreting accounting policies so as to provide sound financial support and insights to enable the council make sound decisions.

  • Managing financial reporting of the Council which includes quarterly reports and donor/partners financial reports

  • Managing and overseeing compliance with statutory requirements.

  • Managing the External Auditor relationship

  • Managing and overseeing the council’s banking arrangements

  • Advising and implementing best practice methods to increase revenue and reduce costs

  • Risk Management to ensure the Council has a solid risk framework in place for the division.

  • Prepare reports on financial statements, project budgets and Donor/GOK

  • Coach, mentor staff.

    Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Coordination of Council’s budget Planning, formulation and execution.

  • Develop the division annual work plan

  • Developing and implementing accounting policies, financial and reporting system and internal controls.

  • Preparation and maintenance of accounting records

  • Coordinates preparation of external/internal audit material and external financial reporting

  • Reviewing annual and quarterly financial reports for the council

  • Monitoring and interpreting council cash flows

  • Developing financial management mechanism that minimize financial and operational risks in the Council.

  • Organize and manage the Finance and Accounts Division

  • Responsible for implementation and maintenance of ISO management systems in the Division

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have at least the following qualifications:-

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration (Accounting / Finance option); Economics, Finance, Commerce or equivalent;

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce/Business Administration/Finance/Accounts or related;

  • Attended a Strategic Leadership Development Programme/Course lasting not less not than four (4) weeks or its equivalent;

  • CPA or ACCA finalist, CPAK

  • Nine
    (9) years of relevant work experience, five (5) of which must be at managerial level;

  • Shown merit and ability in work performance and results;

  • Be a member of a relevant professional body in good standing

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and accounting packages and ERP

    How to Apply

  • Applicants who meet the above requirements should send their application letter together with detailed CV indicating three (3) names of references, current position/grade and daytime telephone numbers, copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials and a copy of National Identity Card/Passport.

  • In addition, applicants are required to attach copies of current Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations:, Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority, Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Kenya Credit Reference Bureau and Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).

    National Council for Population and Development
    P. O. Box 48994-00100
    Chancery Building 4th Floor
    Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Important note: Only one application method should be used. Either via email or hard copy

  • Hand – Delivered applications can be delivered to National Council for Population and Development head office situated at the Chancery Building, 4th floor, Valley Road.

  • The advert number and job title should be indicated on the envelope and the application letter.

  • Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

  • NCPD is an equal opportunity employer; persons with disabilities and people from marginalized groups with requisite qualification are encouraged to apply.

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