National Land Commission Finance & Administration Directorate Jobs in Kenya

National Land Commission Finance & Administration Directorate 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:

    Finance & Administration Directorate

  • An officer appointed to this position will be responsible for maintenance of an adequate and
    compliant financial system and controls to ensure efficient financial records, financial statements
    and other financial reports for decision making are complete and timely.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The successful candidate will be responsible to perform the following functions

  • Review internal controls and ensure integrity of financial procedures and records

  • Review and monitor the general ledger on a regular basis and ensure its accuracy and

  • Lead the development and performance management of Senior Accountant, Accountant I and II to ensure the achievement of both individual and commission goals

  • Ensure authorized and signed vouchers for suppliers in the IFMIS system are delivered to
    the next section, in line with established procedures, to ensure adherence to the financial
    management systems

  • Examine payment and journal vouchers and forward for review, approval and authorization by Assistant Director Finance, to ensure proper usage of resources and avoid wastage

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial progress reports for the department and forward for approval, to ensure informed decisions are made within the Commission in a timely manner

  • Verify and ensure that all ledger transactions are
    correctly posted

  • Address financial issues and inquiries from internal and external customers

  • Coordinate and manage external audits to enhance transparency and accountability of the utilization of resources in the commission

  • Facilitate of internal audits during review of accounting and administrative controls.

  • Monitor revenue collection and expenditures based on approved budgets to ensure adherence to the set guidelines

  • Ensure application of sound principles, systems and techniques in accounting for finances, assets, revenue and expenditure.

  • Manage the accounting of special funds including donor, programmes and project funds

  • Monitor implementation of Accounting standards and systems for compliance; including Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS) operations

  • Develop financial reports on expenditure trends

  • Determine controls to ensure integrity of financial procedures and records

  • Update records of financial and accounting operations and assist in preparation of final

  • Prepare financial management reports that include monthly expenditure, returns, monthly
    bank reconciliation, revenue/AIA returns, cash flow statements and analysis of deposits

    Academic and Professional Qualifications

    For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have:

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

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA K)

  • Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)

  • Nine years (9) years of service, three (3) of which should be in a comparable position from
    a reputable organization

  • Certificate in Management course lasting not less than four weeks from a recognized institution

    Applicants must possess knowledge and skills in the following areas;

  • Knowledge of Public Financial Management Act Knowledge

  • Knowledge of IFMIS and payment processes

  • Proficiency in computer application

  • Good Communication skills

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; National Land Commission Finance & Administration Directorate Jobs in Kenya

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