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Assistant Finance Director Job in Kenya

The Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) is an independent Commission established under Article 230 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, with the mandate to set and regularly review the Remuneration and Benefits of all State Officers and to advise the National and County Governments on the Remuneration and Benefits of all other Public Officers. 

In carrying out its mandate, the Commission has to take into account the principles of; fiscal sustainability of the public compensation bill, attraction and retention of requisite skills for service delivery, productivity and performance, transparency and fairness and equity.

The Commission seeks to recruit qualified and competent staff to fill the following vacant position:

Assistant Director Finance
(1 Position) 
Job Summary: The job holder will report to the Director, Corporate Services and will assist in the administration of the financial systems, planning of financial services, monitoring expenditures and enforcing financial compliance.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Providing of advisory services to the Commission with regard to financial matters.
  • Develop and implement financial management policies, standards, systems and procedures at the Commission.
  • Coordinating accounting activities for improvement and enforcement of internal controls in the Commission.
  • Ensure prudent financial management of the Commission.
  • Prepare annual budget of the Commission and communicate the same to various users within the Commission.
  • Prepare periodic reports on financial matters.
  • Verify the accuracy of finance performance analysis.
Minimum Requirements
  • At least Seven (7) years proven work experience in areas of Finance and Administration.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Commerce (Finance or Accounting Option), Economics, Business Administration (Accounting Option), Business Management, or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Holder of CPA (K).
  • Experience in Public Sector Accounting will be an added advantage.
  • Relevant accounting packages from a recognized institution.
  • Demonstrated professional competence and achievement of performance targets and results as reflected in the performance appraisal.
  • Membership to a relevant professional body.
Key Competences
  • Possess high integrity.
  • Demonstrate high ethical standards.
  • Be proficient in use of relevant ICT packages.
  • Must be self-driven and result oriented.
Application Process
Qualified candidates should submit their applications together with detailed Curriculum vitae,copies of academic and professional certificates and testimonials in a sealed envelope clearly marked at the top “Application for the position of………..(indicate the position applied for)” and mailed OR delivered to:

The Commission Secretary
Salaries and Remuneration Commission
Williamson House 6th Floor
4th Ngong Avenue
P.O. Box 43126 – 00100

You should also indicate your current salary and give the names of three referees who must be   familiar with your previous work/academic experience indicating their telephone, postal and email address. 

The Commission will carry out reference checks and vetting before a successful candidate is given an offer of appointment.

Deadline for application 5th March, 2015

All applicants for these positions must be compliant with Chapter 6 of the Constitution on integrity and leadership and Article 232 on values of the Public Service. Salaries and Remuneration Commission is an equal opportunity employer. 

Canvassing will lead to automatic  disqualification. 

Qualified persons irrespective of their gender, age, race, culture, religion or  disability are encouraged to apply. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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