Ol Pejeta Conservancy Head Of Accounting Jobs in Kenya

Ol Pejeta Conservancy Head Of Accounting Jobs in Kenya

Role Summary

  • Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Head of Accounting oversees all accounting activities in the organisation and also for ensuring that Ol Pejeta’s financial information is complete and financially sound; that they are managed through a robust and proactive reporting system and provide accurate, financial reporting insights to enable comprehensive financial decision making.

  • Specifically the role oversees all the day to day aspects of the accounting and reporting functions and is involved in the supervision and management of general accounting activities, analyses, partnerships, and the maintenance of effective internal controls while ensuring statutory compliance in all accounting initiatives. The position is also expected to work with other departmental heads and staff on financial matters that cut across the entire organisation.

    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Competencies

  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA or CPA or equivalent) and degree in related field e.g. Accounting or Finance.

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience at a Senior Accountant level.

  • Advanced MS Excel skills and previous experience in using the Information Systems application or other ERP system would be an advantage.

  • A solid background in financial policy development and experience in developing and enforcing internal financial controls and procedures.

  • Good knowledge of IFRS and Tax Management under Kenyan tax laws

  • Ability to combine trading and grant/donor activity and accounting for both incomes and expenditure.

  • Capability in a multi-currency financial environment encompassing budgeting, reporting and foreign currency exposure analysis.

  • Established track record of delivering quality product to tight deadlines and
    of balancing multiple commitments

  • Interact with diplomacy and tact and follow-up on requests in timely and efficient manner.

  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills to effectively present information, strengthen capacity, respond to questions, and write reports, policies and procedures, and other critical documents.

  • Self-motivated, results focused and able to work with minimal supervision

  • Experience of working with people from diverse backgrounds, demonstrating respect for, and understanding of, cultural differences and the management thereof.

  • Strong staff management and team building and mentoring skills.

  • Good problem-solver, analytical, creative, innovative and dependable.

    How to Apply

  • Any person who wishes to be considered for this position is requested to submit their application letters together with copies of relevant certificates, testimonials/references and any valid professional licenses to email address below by Tuesday 21st July 2020.:

    Head of Human Capital
    Ol Pejeta Conservancy
    P.O. Box Private Bag, Nanyuki -10400

  • Or send an email to

  • accounting@olpejetaconservancy.org with the mail subject as:

    Head Of Accounting



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