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Management Accountant Job in Kenya

The Jomo Kenyatta Foundation ((JKF) is a Company Limited by guarantee and having no share capital.

It is a leading educational publisher established by the Government of Kenya in 1966 and mandated to advance education and knowledge through competitive publishing and provision of scholarships.

The latter are extended to bright needy secondary school children.

In pursuit of its mission and guided by the vision of being the top publishing house in Eastern Africa and a leading scholarship provider in Kenya

The Foundation is looking for suitably educated, trained, experienced and self-driven and motivated individuals with exceptional creativity, enthusiasm and energy to fill the following vacant position.

Job Title: 
Management Accountant

One Position: (Re-advertisement)

Job Ref: JKF/HR/FIN/2011/001

Reporting to the Deputy Finance Manager, the Officer will be responsible for generation of quality management reports and analysis that will facilitate decision making and cost control in JKF.

Key Responsibilities
  • To prepare long-term plans, budgets and cash flow forecasting within set deadlines.
  • Preparation of monthly management reports by the 10th day of each month.
  • Preparation of quarterly GOK report by 10th day of each month following the end of the quarter.
  • Monthly analysis and reconciliation of balance sheet and profit and loss accounts.
  • Costing of all goods and services and regularly review and test its reasonableness
  • Preparation of variance analysis of expenses and stock items and explanation of the cause of such variances and possible ways of avoiding them.
  • To perform any other relevant duty assigned by the Finance Manager.
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Business.
  • Full accountancy qualifications (CPA, ACCA or equivalent).
  • Proficiency in use of computerized accounting packages (preferably Syspro)
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, inter-personal relations, team building, leadership and organizational skills.
  • At least 4 years relevant experience in Management accounting or its equivalent.

The above position is permanent and pensionable and a competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate.

Interested applicants should apply by emailing us a copy of filled-in respective ‘JKF Job Application Form’ to:

The Forms are available on our website:

Please note that the Application Form should not be accompanied by testimonials.

The closing date for receipt of the Application Form is 21st July, 2011.

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