Salaries & Remuneration Commission Principal Accountant Jobs in Kenya
Salaries & Remuneration Commission Principal Accountant Jobs in Kenya Qualification
Finance / Accounting / Audit Principal Accountant SRC4Job 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 reallocations.Responsibilities Monitor Expenditure against budget and ensure correctness of budget line
Prepare draft annual and quarterly financial statements and accompanying schedules
Prepare monthly and quarterly expenditure and variance analysis reports
Budget preparation and participation in the pre-MTEF sector meetings
Defend the Commission’s budget during the Sector Working Group (SWG)
Examine payment vouchers for accuracy, completeness and support
Prepare monthly reconciliation of budget line items in IFMIS to the accounting system and review general ledger reconciliations
Validate all payments in IFMIS making sure correct budget line is charged, correct bank details, amounts and taxes
Identify procurement needs of the division
Provide feedback to enhance business processes and initiate process improvement to achieve operational excellence.
Develop individual work plans, monitor own performance and seek requisite support to ensure delivery of agreed targets.
Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Economics, Business Administration or related field from a
Certified Public Accountant CPA(K)/ACCA and member of ICPAK in good standing.
Eight (8) years of work experience with 4 years relevant experience from a comparable organization
Knowledge of IPSAS, IFRS and IAS
Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution
Ability to deliver results in a complex and dynamic environment.
Ability to identify customer needs, develop service standards and deliver service excellence
Demonstrate knowledge on relevant legislation and applicable standards
Knowledge of International Public Sector Accounting Standards, IAS and IFRS
High level of integrity and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work with minimum supervision and under strict timelines.
High level of attention to detail.
Excellent analytical and communication skills
Demonstrated knowledge in accounting software and relevant computer applications
Knowledge of Budgeting
Method of Application
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
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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