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Finance Assistant Job in Kenya

The Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) is a statutory body established under Section 3 (1) of the Engineers Act 2011. The Board has the overall mandate of developing and regulating engineering practice in Kenya. The development and regulation of engineering practice is considered a key component to the achievement of infrastructure foundation under the Country’s Vision 2030 development blueprint.
The Board is a successor to the Engineers Registration Board (ERB) established by the Engineers Registration Act, Cap 530 (1969).
The Board has the following mandate:
·         Registration of Engineers and Engineering Consulting Firms
·         Regulating engineering professionals services
·         Setting Standards
·         Development of general practice of engineering ; and
·         Training and Capacity Development.
Finance Assistant
Job Grade: EBK 4
Job Ref. No: EBK/HR/VOL. I/217
Terms Of Service: Permanent and Pensionable Terms of Service.
The job holder will be responsible for the supporting the general financial budgeting and cost management as well be responsible for revenue receipt, recording and recovery. The specific role of the job holder will be:


·         The key duties and responsibilities tasks for this position will include:
·         Assist in development of budgets, budgetary control and cost management to ensure effective and efficient utilization of resources in line with Board and Government financial management policies and procedures;
·         Execute the function of the Revenue Officer of the Board. To receive, all revenue received and recover revenue receivable by the Board;
·         Ensuring compliance with Government financial regulations; Including Public Finance Management laws and regulations;
·         Assist in preparation of financial reports, including budget execution reports, quarterly and annual financial statements, reports for Performance Contract Reporting, Reports to development partners, management reports among others ;
·         Assist in Liaising with the parent Ministry for Government grants and development partners;
·         Assist in the provision of financial resources for the Board’s programmes and activities;
·         May be deployed as a cashier where duties will entail receiving duly processed payments for payment and other duties that are performed in the cash office;
·         Responsible for the safe custody of Board records and assets under him/her;
·         Assisting in the preparation of departmental budgets; and
·         Any other duty as may be assigned


·         Graduate of Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
·         Certified Public Accountant (finalist)
·         Proficiency in Microsoft packages (Especially Ms Word and Excel)
·         Knowledge of Accounting System
Key Competiencies
·         Analytical skills
·         Report writing skills
·         Organisational skills
·         High level of integrity
·         Communications skills
·         Proactive and self-motivated
·         Team player
·         Ability to work under pressure
·         Ability to meet deadlines
How to Apply
The Board is an equal-opportunity employer in keeping with its obligations under the Constitution of Kenya 2010 particularly Articles 10, 27(4) and 232, the Board encourages eligible women, persons with disabilities, those from minority and marginalized communities to apply for the above opportunities.
Candidates who canvass will be disqualified and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide the following documents; clearance certificates from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Tax Compliance certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), certificate of good conduct, clearance certificate from the Ethics and Anti- Corruption Commission (EACC) and a clearance certificate from a Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).
Duly filled application forms, certificates and testimonials are to be forwarded to the undersigned on or before 15th January, 2018 at 1700 hrs.
The Registrar/Chief Executive Officer
Engineers Board of Kenya
Transcom Building, Annex, 1st Floor
P.O. Box 30324 – 00100

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