TSC Assistant Director, Accounts - Jobs in Kenya

TSC Assistant Director, Accounts - Jobs in Kenya

Requirements for appointment
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have the following: -
(i) Served in the grade of principal accountant for a minimum period
of three (3) years;
(ii) Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: - commerce (accounting option), business administration (accounting option) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
(iii) Certified public accountants (CPA) part III or association of chartered certified accountants (ACCA) level III;
(iv) Membership to a relevant professional body;
(v) Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: - business administration (accounting option) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
(vi) Certificate in senior management course lasting not less than four
(4) weeks from a recognized institution;
(vii) Certificate in computer applications skills;
(viii) Met the requirements of chapter six of the constitution; and
(ix) Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Competencies Required
1. ability to lead teams;
2. Planning and analytical skills;
3. Mentoring, coaching and leadership skills;
4. Ability to work under pressure, prioritize and multi-task;
5. Good communication skills and Counselling Skills
6. Excellent interpersonal skills

Duties and responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: -
1. Developing and implementing appropriate accounting policies and procedures;
2. Implementing financial controls and ensuring that salaries are paid within specific timelines;
3. Implementing financial controls to mitigate financial leakage or fraud;
4. Approving journal voucher;
5. Authorizing to incur expenditure;
6. Approving payment vouchers for claimed unapplied salaries and refunds for over recovery of salary overpayment;
7. Monitoring recovery of overpayment on payroll at a 1/3 of the basic salary;
8. Examining payments;
9. Authorizing payments;
10. Issuing of A.I.E;
11. Preparing financial management reports;
12. Responding to audit queries and follow-up of audit recommendations;
13. Maintaining and updating fixed asset register;
14. Preparing Commissions cash plans;
15. Receiving exchequer, disposal of assets, donations, rents funds;
16. Processing direct debit/credit vouchers;
17. Preparing the divisional budget plan;
18. Mentoring, coaching and counseling staff;
19. Designing proper internal controls and procedures for the counties;
20. Monitoring the implementation of designed internal controls and procedures at the counties;
21. Facilitating the disbursement of funds to the counties;
22. Facilitating the provision of adequate accounting documents to the counties;
23. Planning, organizing and carrying out county visits; and
24. Coordinating the preparation of quarterly and annual performance contract reports for the division.

The terms and remuneration benefits for this Grade
  • Basic Salary Scale: Kshs.137,460 – Kshs.167,098
  • House Allowance: Kshs.45,000
  • Commuter Allowance: Kshs.12,000
  • Leave Allowance: As provided in TSC Secretariat
  • Annual Leave: 30 working days per calendar year
  • Medical Cover: As provided in the TSC Secretariat Medical Scheme
  • Terms of Service: Five (5) years contract renewable once subject to satisfactory performance.

    How to apply
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