Water Services Regulatory Board Senior Accountant Jobs in Kenya

Water Services Regulatory Board Senior Accountant Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose

  • Responsible for implementation of sound accounting and financial management systems in line with Public Finance Management Act and International Public Sector Accounting Standards.

    Reporting Relationship

  • This role reports to the Manager Finance and Accounts


  • Accountants

    Job Specification

    The duties and responsibilities entail:

  • Post approved a budget to specific accounts in the ERP financial system and develop budget utilization reports;

  • Process online approval of LPO in the ERP financial system for budget allocation;

  • Preparation of the budget, control, and periodic financial reporting;

  • Design and Implement an efficient and effective monitoring tool to maintain action plans in line with budgets and forecasts;

  • Monitor budget utilization to ensure efficient utilization of allocated funds and alert management of any risk exposures;

  • Examine monthly expenditure controls and commitments to identify possible budget deficits and alert management to allocate additional funds or control expenditure;

  • Review of financial procedures and policies in line with the regulations while ensuring compliance with internal controls;

  • Analyse, reconcile, and maintain the general ledger accounts, while establishing any un reconciling items;

  • Prepare monthly journal entries and adjustments, including supporting documentation and appropriate descriptions;

  • Prepare and analyse income statement and balance sheet schedules for annual audit;

  • Coordinate external and internal Audits and ensure its effective implementation of recommendation;

  • Preparation and submission of financial, accounting and management reports on weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annually for decision making

  • Coordinate monthly cash book and bank reconciliations;

  • Preparation and management of weekly, monthly,
    and annual Cash flows forecasting and reporting;

  • Updating the Asset movement Register in the ERP;

  • Revenue collection, reconciliation and reporting

  • Assisting in setting targets and appraising staff in the department.

    Person Specification

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business Administration, or related field;

  • Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPAK);

  • At least six years (6) work experience, four (4) of which must be in a supervisory position in the public or private sector;

  • A member in good standing of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK);

  • Management course lasting not less four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;

  • Proficiency in Computer applications;

  • Demonstrated results in work performance; and

  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

    Key Competencies and Skills

  • Communication;

  • Working and supervising people;

  • Applying technical expertise;

  • Customer and stakeholder orientation;

  • Drive for results:

  • Continuous learning and knowledge sharing; and

  • Proficiency in IT

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Water Services Regulatory Board Senior Accountant Jobs in Kenya

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