National Land Commission Accountant Jobs in Kenya

National Land Commission Accountant Jobs in Kenya


  • National Land Commission (NLC) is an Independent Constitutional Commission established and under Article 67 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and operationalized by the National Land Commission (NLC) Act,2012, the Land Act and the Land Registration Act, 2012.

  • The broad mandates of the Commission are inter-alia; to manage public land on behalf of the National and County Governments, recommend a National Land Policy to the National Government, advice the National Government on a Comprehensive program for the registration of Land throughout Kenya, to conduct research related to land and the use of natural resources and make recommendations to appropriate authorities and initiate investigations on its own initiative or on a complaint into present or historical land injustices and recommend appropriate redress.

  • Conversely, Pursuant to Article 252 1(C) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and National Land Commission Act of 2012, the Commission invites applications from suitable candidates for the
    following positions:

    Accountant

  • An officer appointed to this position is responsible for preparation of payments and initiating payment process at the Commission. Also responsible for reconciliation and record keeping.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The successful candidate will be responsible to perform the following functions

  • Examine, invoice, input payment into IMFIS and imprest

  • Carryout sub ledgers reconciliation and advise how much funds are available

  • Account for donor, programs and project funds

  • Prepare accounting documents and reviewing of request for funds are in line with procedures

  • Confirm that vouchers that are surrendered are in line with the initial authority

  • Prepare and request exchequer from Treasury

  • Keep custody of vouchers, authority memo’s and other accountable documents

  • Fast track of payments and ensuring payments

  • Advise clients and staff on the status of their payments

  • Reconcile bank accounts for the Commission

  • Assist in compiling of financial statements

  • Manage imprest or advance payments

  • Ensure that payments are made and imprest accounted for as per the finance policy and
    regulations

  • Collect revenues and sale of tenders

  • Carry out bank reconciliation

  • Compute and issue withholding tax certificates on both suppliers and staff

    Academic and Professional Qualifications

    For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance), Economics or Business Management, Administration from a recognized institution.

  • Part II of the Certified Public Accountant Kenya (CPAK II)

  • Must have served for at least three (3) years.

    Applicants must possess knowledge and skills in the following areas;

  • Knowledge of Public Financial Management

  • Relevant legislations

  • Professional Standards

  • Proficiency in computer application

  • Good Communication skills

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; National Land Commission Accountant Jobs in Kenya


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