Salaries and Remuneration Commission Principal Accountant - Jobs in Kenya

Salaries and Remuneration Commission Principal Accountant - Jobs in Kenya


Job Description

Job Title: Principal
Accountant

Job Grade: Src 4

Directorate: Corporate Services

Department: Accounting
And Finance

Reporting to: Head of Accounting
And Finance

Job Description

This role holder is responsible for the validation of the authenticity and accuracy of payments, and
proper maintenance of financial records. The role holder is responsible for uploading the budget,
supplementary budgets and budget re-allocations.

Roles and Responsibilities

(i) Monitor Expenditure against budget and ensure correctness of budget line
(ii) Prepare draft annual and quarterly financial statements and accompanying
schedules
(iii) Prepare monthly and quarterly expenditure and variance analysis reports
(iv) Budget preparation and participation in the pre-MTEF sector meetings
(v) Defend the Commission’s budget during the Sector Working Group (SWG)
(vi) Examine payment vouchers for accuracy, completeness and support
(vii) Prepare monthly reconciliation of budget line items in IFMIS to the accounting system and
review general ledger reconciliations
(viii) Validate all payments in IFMIS making sure correct budget line is charged, correct bank details,
amounts and taxes
(ix) Identify procurement needs of the division
(x) Provide feedback to enhance business processes and initiate process improvement to achieve
operational excellence.
(xi) Develop individual work plans, monitor own performance and seek requisite support to ensure
delivery of agreed targets.

Minimum Qualification and Personal Specification/profile:

Minimum qualifications

(i) Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Economics, Business Administration or related field from a
recognized university
(ii) Certified Public Accountant CPA(K)/ACCA and member of ICPAK in good standing.
(iii) Eight (8) years of work experience with 4 years relevant experience from a comparable
organization
(iv) Knowledge of IPSAS, IFRS and IAS
Key Competencies
(i) Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution
(ii) Ability to deliver results in a complex and dynamic environment.
(iii)Ability to identify customer needs, develop service
standards and deliver service excellence
(iv)Demonstrate knowledge on relevant legislation and applicable standards
(v) Knowledge of International Public Sector Accounting Standards, IAS and IFRS
(vi)High level of integrity and interpersonal skills.
(vii) Ability to work with minimum supervision and under strict timelines.
(viii) High level of attention to detail.
(v) Excellent analytical and communication skills
(vi) Demonstrated knowledge in accounting software and relevant computer applications
(ix)Knowledge of Budgeting

Application Process

Interested and qualified persons are requested to submit their applications indicating their current salary together
with a detailed Curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates and testimonials.

Applicants Must attach clearance certificates from the following bodies:
  • Kenya Revenue Authority.
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation.
  • Higher Education Loans Board.
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and
  • Credit Reference Bureau (must provide Certificate or Report)

    Applications in sealed envelope clearly marked at the top “Application for the position of……” and mailed OR
    delivered to:

    The Commission Secretary
    Salaries and Remuneration Commission
    Williamson House 6th Floor
    4th Ngong Avenue
    P.O. Box 43126 – 00100 Nairobi
    And be received on or before 19th November, 2019.

    The Salaries and Remuneration Commission is an equal opportunity employer. Canvassing will lead to automatic
    disqualification.

    Qualified candidates irrespective of their gender, race, culture, religion or disability are encouraged to
    apply. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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