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The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) is a corporate body established under the Statistics Act (2006). It is the principal Government agency responsible for the collection, compilation, analysis, publication and dissemination of official statistical information and its custody. 

It also oversees the coordination, supervision and development of programmes within the National Statistical System.

The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals with excellent credentials to fill the following positions:-

Note: Those who had submitted their applications earlier on the re- advertised posts are required to apply afresh.

Job Title: Senior Manager, Finance


KNBS: Level 3

Ref: KNBS/ SMF/7 /2013
No. of Posts: 1

Job Purpose: Reporting to the Director Finance and Administration, the holder of this office will be responsible for all finance matters in the Bureau

Duties and Responsibilities:-

  • Ensuring adherence to the Bureau’s policies and procedures, accounting standards and statutory requirements;
  • Establishing, coordinating and maintaining effective budgeting and budget monitoring and control systems;
  • Coordinating the timely preparation of the financial statements, reports and analysis;
  • Developing, implementing and maintaining financial policies, plans, procedures and adequate systems of internal control;
  • Liaising with relevant institutions on financial matters;
  • Coordinating, liaising and responding to both Internal and External Audits;
  • Managing and accounting for donor funds;
  • Coordination of the Bureau’s budget and Medium Term Expenditure Framework reports;
  • •Developing and implementing computerized financial information systems to cover financial transactions and management of fixed assets;
  • Implementing and updating the approved Institutional Risk Management Policy Framework;
  • Supervision and development of staff in the Finance Division;
  • Any other duty assigned by the Director Finance and Administration.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Commerce or Finance from a recognized University;
  • Bachelors Degree in Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration or equivalent qualifications from a recognized university;
  • Professional qualification in accounting, Finance e.g. CPA(K) or its equivalent and membership of a professional body;
  • Thorough understanding of Government financial regulations and procedures;
  • Minimum 10 (ten) years of continuous/progressive experience in Accounting/Finance 4 (four) of which must have been in a management position;
  • Excellent knowledge and proficiency in Accounting software(s);
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Team player with relevant leadership skills and experience;
  • Excellent skills in organizing & planning;
  • Practical experience with ERP system will be an added advantage;
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001:2008 is an added advantage;
  • Must meet requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
How to Apply
Applicants should submit application letters accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae using the given format (click here to download); provide daytime contacts and certified copies of academic and professional certificates, transcripts, testimonials and National ID/Passport.

Kindly note that failure to attach the required documents will lead to disqualification.

The reference number for the post applied for should be clearly marked on the envelope and addressed to:-

The Director General
Kenya National Bureau of Statistics
P. O. Box 30266 – 00100
Herufi House, 1st Floor, Room 131

Applications must be received not later than 26th September, 2014. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

KNBS is an equal opportunity employer.

Female candidates and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply

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