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Accountant Job in Kenya

Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) is a State Corporation established in 1986 with obligation to undertake forest research, generate and promote improved technologies for sustainable management, conservation and development of forest and allied natural resources.

The Institute wishes to recruit dynamic, result-oriented and self driven persons to fill the vacant position below:

Accountant III


1 Position

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures.
  • Perform general accounting duties: collect revenue, process payments, monitor revenue collection and expenditures based on approved budgets.
  • Prepare accurate and timely monthly and quarterly financial reports.
  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare financial statements including monthly and annual accounts.
  • Provide safe keeping of invoices, receipts and other accounts records.
  • Carry out regular stock takes and report accordingly.
  • Control of vote book
  • Maintenance of debtor’s ledger

Requirements for Appointment
  • At least three (3) years in the grade of Accounts Assistant I or in a comparable position.
  • Part II of the Certified Public Accountant of Kenya or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Bachelor of Commerce degree (Accounting Option/Finance) or its equivalent.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Knowledge of Accpacc accounting system will be an added advantage.

How to Apply
Applications with detailed CV, current remuneration, copies of certificates and day time telephone contact should be sent to the following address:

The Director
Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI)
P.O. Box 20412-00200

All applications should be received on or before Friday 27th September, 2013.

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

KEFRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

KEFRI is ISO 14001:2004 Certified

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