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Senior Accountant Job in Kenya

The Council of Legal Education is established under the Legal Education Act, No. 27 of 2012 of the Laws of Kenya (hereinafter the Council).

The core functions of the Council are to regulate legal education and training in Kenya, license legal education providers, supervise legal education providers; and advise the Government on matters relating to legal education and training.

In order to effectively carry out these functions the Council wishes to recruit full time high caliber persons.

We seek to recruit:-

Senior Accountant

Ref: CLE/HR11/14 CLE5

1 Position

Overall purpose of the Job: Reporting to the Manager, Finance, Planning & Administration the incumbent will be responsible for effective credit control and debt management in order to ensure accurate and timely maintenance of accounting records in accordance with prescribed financial policies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure effective control and accountability on financial resources;
  • Ensure accurate financial accounting systems and up to date records;
  • Prepare cash flow projections and control cash disbursements;
  • Ensure compliance with legislative and accounting standards;
  • Ensure bank reconciliation;
  • Approval of all financial disbursements in accordance with policy;
  •  Facilitate external and internal audits and ensure effective implementation of audit recommendations.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience and Personal Attributes
  • Masters Degree in Finance or Economics from a recognized university;
  • Full professional qualification in CPA-K or ACCA;
  • Have a minimum of 6 years work experience in a busy accounting environment, 3 of which should be at management level;
  • A team player and high level interpersonal skills;
  • Must be computer literate;

Be of the highest ethical standards, integrity and professionalism and comply with the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya.

Candidates will be required to produce evidence of clearance by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, Kenya Revenue Authority, Credit Reference Bureau and provide a Certificate of Good Conduct.
How to Apply

Competitive remuneration package and benefits will be offered to the successful candidates.

All applications should include the job reference number, a reliable email address, day-time telephone contact and must be accompanied with a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant certificates.

Send your application to:-

The Secretary/Chief Executive Officer
Council of Legal Education
P. O. Box 829 - 00502
Karen, Nairobi

So as to reach him not later than 27th June, 2014

Please note that:- Due to the high number of applications anticipated, it will not be possible for us to respond to each application and Only shortlisted candidates will, therefore, be contacted.

CLE is an equal opportunity employer.

Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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