Nursing Council of Kenya Senior Accountant Jobs

Nursing Council of Kenya Senior Accountant Jobs


Job Purpose

  • Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Senior Accountant is responsible for preparing Units
    annual budgets for recurrent and development votes; preparing quarterly expenditure forecast for the Council’s discussions; monitoring expenditure on projects and programmes on a periodic basis; and implementing proposals for raising funds; and processing commitment of funds and expenditure trends.

    Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

  • Participate in the development and Implementation of sound financial policies and
    procedures in line with GoK and IPSAS Standards;

  • Facilitate the development and implementation of sound and effective accounting systems as well as proper system of internal controls

  • Ensure proper accounting for special funds, programmes and project;

  • Ensure timely and accurate preparation of budgets, implement appropriate budgetary controls, monitor and report variances. i.e. ensure proper costing of Institution’s activities;

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and reports in an accurate
    and timely manner;

  • Posting, updating and maintaining of general ledger to ensure accuracy and completeness of key accounting data and books of accounts;

  • Conduct monthly bank reconciliation and ensure that all non-reconciling items are addressed in a timely manner;

  • Supervise petty cash float and operation of petty cash reimbursement system;

  • Liaise with external auditors during annual audit and follow-up recommendations of internal audit findings and respond to management letters and audit queries;

  • Compile tax reports/ returns, ensuring that these are submitted in a timely manner to the relevant authorities;

  • Supervision, development and assessment of performance of staff under him/her;

  • Ensure timely settlement of Institution’s liabilities, checking and verifying payment
    vouchers;

  • Ensure proper collection, accounting and reporting of Institution’s revenue;

  • Perform weekly cash flow forecast and confirmation of bank balance before payments

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

    Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, finance /accounting, economics or related field of study from a recognized Institution

  • A Master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or any other related field of study from a recognized institution will be an added advantage

  • CPA-K, ACCA or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

    Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies/Work experience

  • Member of ICPAK or relevant professional body and in good standing.

  • Proven minimum five (5) years relevant work experience.

    Functional Skills:

  • Conversant with International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS).

  • Good communication, organizational and analytical skills.

  • Knowledge of Public Procurement & Asset Disposal Act and Regulations;

  • Knowledge of Public Financial Management Regulations.

  • Proficiency in the use of an ERP system Strong analytical and statistical skills.

    Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • Demonstrable Decision-making skills.

  • Relationship development and maintenance.

  • Demonstrable Computer literacy with knowledge of accounting software.

  • Demonstrable Work organization and Coordination skills.

  • Team Leader with ability to motivate others.

  • Demonstrate High level of integrity.

  • Demonstrable ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision.

  • Demonstrable ability and willingness to take instructions.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Nursing Council of Kenya Senior Accountant Jobs


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