Ordinance Factories Corporation Chief Accountant Jobs in Kenya

Ordinance Factories Corporation Chief Accountant Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Ordinance Factories Corporation is a State Corporation established under the State Corporation Act (Cap 446) Legal Notice No. 125 of 1997.

The core mandate of the Organization is manufacture of Small Arms Ammunition and related hardware.

The Mission of KOFC is to enhance National Security though guaranteed production of small arms ammunition and related auxiliary products for the nation.

To achieve this mandate, the Corporation seeks to recruit a dynamic and competent person in the following position:

Chief Accountant

Job Scale: 6A Chief

1 Post

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Chief Accountant shall report to the Corporation’s Finance Manager and will be responsible for overseeing the implementation of sound financial management and control system in the Corporation while ensuring compliance to Government and International Financial Rules and Regulations.

    Specific duties and responsibilities are as follows;

  • Responsible for Direction, control, co-ordination and management of accounting units both routine and non-routine accounting matters covering Budgeting, revenue/expenditure controls and financial returns.
  • Develop and update policies for all KOFC accounting system in consultation with the Finance Manager.
  • Co-ordinate safeguarding of KOFC funds and assets in line with the laid down procedures.
  • Supervise and maintain accounts showing the current position of KOFC financial transaction as well as ensuring timely preparation of annual accounts within set deadlines.
  • Responsible for reviewing KOFC financial policies in line with Government guidelines and regulations.
  • Responsible for ensuring proper maintenance of subsidiary ledgers and that expenditures and payments are properly authorized.
  • Ensure KOFC Tax compliance in all its operations.
  • Ensure proper management of cash through implementation of appropriate controls.
  • Ensure supplier and customer accounts are reconciled on regular basis and prepare reports for management decisions.
  • Responsible for reviewing of Bank reconciliation on weekly basis.
  • Prepare, negotiate and sign performance contract with the Finance Manager and cascade to employees within the Division.
  • Training, Appraisal, motivation and resolving of personnel grievances within the Division.

    Academic and Professional Qualifications

    The applicant must have the following:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Option) or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.
  • Attained full accounting qualifications (CPA final) or its equivalent.
  • Served satisfactorily for a minimum of Three (3) years in the grade of Senior Accountant or comparable senior
    position in a Manufacturing Organization. Relevant work experience in a state owned organization will be an added advantage.
  • Be a registered member of ICPAK in good standing.
  • Meet the provision of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

    Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

    The candidate must possess the following skills and competencies;

  • Proficiency in Financial Management based computer applications skills
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills.
  • Proven leadership and management skills
  • Sense of urgency to manage work within tight time scales.
  • Demonstrated a high degree of work professional competence and ethics, administrative capability required for effective planning, direction, control and coordination of Accounting Division.

    In addition Interested candidates must obtain clearance from the following Institutions: –

  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Ethics and Ant-Corruption Commission
  • Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct).
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

    Terms of Service and Remuneration

  • Basic Salary: Kshs. 70,762.00
  • House Allowance: Kshs. 30,000.00
  • Medical Allowance: Ksh. 9,500.00
  • Risk Allowance: Kshs. 8,500.00
  • Responsibility Allowance: Kshs 6,000.00
  • Transport Allowance; Kshs 31,000.00
  • Leave Allowance: Equivalent to Basic Salary (Paid yearly)

    Terms of Service:

  • Permanent, subject to a maximum Probation period of 12 months, effective performance and delivery of set targets.

    How to Apply

  • Candidates who meet the above requirements are requested to make their applications by completing One Application Form available online.
  • Completed Application Form together with certified copies of Certificates and National ID Card/Passport can be sent to:

    The Managing Director
    Kenya Ordnance Factories Corporation
    P.O Box 6634 – 30100,

  • OR hand delivered to KOFC Headquarters along Eldoret-Kitale Road, on or before 3rd January 2019 clearly stating the vacancy applied for on the envelope
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

  • For more information and job application details, see; Ordinance Factories Corporation Chief Accountant Jobs in Kenya

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