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Finance and Accounting Manager Job in Kenya

The Unclaimed Financial Assets Authority (UFAA) is a State Corporation established under the National Treasury pursuant to the Unclaimed Financial Assets Act No. 40 of 2011.

The primary mandate of the Authority is to obtain unclaimed financial assets from the holders of such assets on behalf of the Government, safeguard and re-unite the assets with their rightful owners. 

UFAA invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the following position:
 
Manager, Finance and Accounting 
Job Ref: UFAA/02/2015
 
Job Profile
 
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, s/he will be responsible for:-
  • Coordinating financial functions of the Authority and ensuring compliance with financial standards and regulations for operational excellence of the Authority
  • Coordinating the budget formulation, preparation, execution, accounting and reporting
  • Ensuring appropriate and adequate financial management policies and information systems are in place
  • Advising the Authority on all accounting and financial matters
  • Designing and developing the Authority’s accounting and financial systems
(Note: This position is on a contract of four (4) years renewable subject to performance)

Person Profile
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or Finance from a University recognized by the Commission for University Education
  • Masters degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, Management or any other relevant field· CPA (K)/ ACCA holder and Membership to a relevant professional body
  • Competence with computerized accounting packages
  • Minimum of 7 years relevant professional experience, 3 of which must be at senior management position
  • Knowledge of and/or experience in government/ public sector financial systems will be an added advantage
Terms and Conditions
  • Successful candidates for the above positions will be offered a competitive remuneration package.
  • Appointments will be on Contract terms
  • All applicants should attach the following documents with their applications: clearance certificates from Kenya Revenue Authority, Higher Education Loans Board, Credit Reference Bureau, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, and a certificate of good conduct from the Criminal Investigations Departments.
Application Process

If you possess the above qualifications, please write quoting the job reference and title on both the cover letter and envelope accompanied by up-to-date curriculum vitae, indicating your current remuneration and other benefits, academic and professional qualifications, work experience, your e-mail and telephone contacts. Your curriculum vitae should indicate names, phone numbers, postal and email addresses of two (2) referees who are familiar with your previous academic/work experience. 

Please attach copies of your educational, professional certificates, identity card or passport.
 
The applications should either be sent by post, e-mail, or hand delivered to the Authority’s offices located at Pacis Centre, Westland- off Waiyaki way, 2nd Floor,to be received on or before 2nd April, 2015, addressed to:

Chief Executive Officer
Unclaimed Financial Assets Authority
P.O. Box 28235-00200
Nairobi

E-mail: careers@ufaa.go.ke

UFAA is “an Equal Opportunity Employer” 

Women and Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.

Canvassing of any form will lead to automatic disqualification. 


Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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