Principal Accountant Jobs in Kenya – Financial Reporting Centre (FRC)

Principal Accountant Jobs in Kenya – Financial Reporting Centre (FRC)

  • The Principal Accountant will report to the Manager, Finance and Accounts.

    Job Description

    Duties and Responsibilities:-

  • Enhancing internal financial controls as stipulated by the Public Financial Management Act and Regulations;

  • Ensuring that all financial transactions are carried out within the Integrated Financial and Accounting Systems, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and any other system;

  • Initiating budget proposals and financial plans;

  • Authorizing payment vouchers and committal documents in accordance with laid down regulations;

  • Ensuring expenditure is within the voted allocation;

  • Timely financial reconciliations;

  • Preparing management financial reports;

  • Safe custody of financial records and assets; and

  • Reviewing audit queries and implementing corrective actions

    Person Specifications

  • At least six (6) years’ work experience in finance or accounts, three (3) of which must have been in a supervisory position;

  • Bachelors’ degree in either Commerce (Accounting / Finance Option), Business Management (Accounting/Finance Option), Economics, or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • Masters’ degree in any either Business Administration, Finance, Commerce or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;

  • Membership of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya
    (ICPAK) / Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) or any other recognized professional body and in good standing;

  • Management course of at least four (4) weeks from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;

  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya; and

  • Must be a Citizen of Kenya.

    Key Competencies and Skills

  • Strong planning and analytical skills;

  • Good Communication and reporting skills;

  • Good interpersonal skills;

  • High level of judgement and integrity;

  • Competence in work performance; and

  • Proficiency in computer applications

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Principal Accountant Jobs in Kenya – Financial Reporting Centre (FRC)

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