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Assistant Director Accounts Job in Kenya (KShs 150K) - TJRC

Background Information

The Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission is established under section 3(1) of the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Act No 6 of 2008 with the objective of promoting peace, justice, national unity, healing, reconciliation and dignity among the people of Kenya.

The Commission invites applications from qualified Kenyans to fill the following position:

Assistant Director Accounts

Reporting to the Director, Finance and Administration and responsible for all finance and account services at the Commission.

Specific duties and responsibilities will entail:

  • Preparation of budget
  • Interpretation of financial policies,
  • Budgetary controls and making financial returns;
  • Monitoring financial expenditure trends
  • Projections for the monthly and quarterly reports and ensuring cash flow are not disrupted;
  • Control and coordination of both routine and none routine accounts;
  • Accurate preparation of financial statements and overall expenditure of the organization;
  • Safe custody of the Commission’s assets and records under him/her and providing guidance to officers under him/her.
Requirements for appointment
  • Have a Bachelors degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option) and a Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination;
  • Have worked for at least eight (8) years in accounts profession in a large organization in Public or Private Sector, three (3) of which should be in the middle management;
  • Have attended relevant finance management course from a recognized institution;
  • Have shown demonstrable professional competence in finance and accounts work;
  • Be fully conversant with accounts based computer applications.
  • Knowledge and practical use of Navision accounting will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of GOK financial management systems will also be an advantage.
Important information for all candidates

Duration of appointment:
 12 Months or to the termination of the Commission’s statutory mandate whichever is earlier Salary Kshs 150,000 per month

Duty Station:

All applications must quote the vacancy title and number (VAN) on the subject line (if the application is sent by email) or on the face of the envelope (if the application is sent by post).

Applicants that do not meet the minimum requirements in relation to education, work experience and competencies will not be considered.

The Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

Canvassing will automatically disqualify a candidate.

Only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.

Email applications should be sent by E-Mail to

or by post to:

The Recruitment Team
Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission
NHIF Parking Complex, 5th Floor
Ragati Road, off Ngong Road
P.O. Box 14641-00800 Nairobi.

Deadline for application:
 30th September 2011

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