Finance & Accounts Job in Kenya

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Finance & Accounts Job in Kenya

Manager, Finance and Accounts KNC 4 – 1 POST

Responsibilities

  • Participating in stakeholder’s management through regular and proactive engagement with relevant 
  • business partners to ensure sustainable partnership; 
  • Developing and install effective financial management systems and procedures aimed at improving 
  • financial reporting and accounting through effective accounting for member contributions and 
  • payment of claims to health service providers; 
  • developing and ensuring uniform implementation of accounting policies across the head office and 
  • branch offices; 
  • assessing, managing, and minimizing financial risk by ensuring sufficient internal controls are in place; 
  • planning and coordinate the timely preparation of monthly and quarterly reports and estimates as well 
  • as outlining key activities to be undertaken to achieve desired targets; 
  • analyzing and reporting quarterly and annual reports on financial performance to the board of 
  • management; 
  • coordinating banking services, reconciliation and custody of funds, securities and financial 
  • instruments as well as preparing reports which summarize and forecast financial position in areas of 
  • revenue collection, expenditure and investments; 
  • establishing stringent expenditure control procedures to ensure proper authorization for payments is 
  • strictly followed, any expenditure incurred are supported by payment vouchers and other valid 
  • accounting documents as well as ensuring that budgetary allocations are not exceeded without
  • justifiable cause; 
  • ensuring timely disbursement and payments for goods and services as per contract terms; 
  • reviewing financial information detailing assets, liabilities and capital and prepare financial statements 
  • and other reports to summarize current and projected financial position in order to ensure availability 
  • of funds to implement planned activities; 
  • liaising with the ministry of finance/treasury, the auditor general’s department and other relevant 
  • government bodies on the interpretation and application of relevant financial and accounting 
  • regulations in order to ensure processes that they conform to government policy and procedures; 
  • overseeing audit and tax functions;
  • reviewing the departmental budgets; 
  • designing and implementing appropriate training programs for the directorate; 
  • liaising with the ministry of finance/treasury, the auditor general’s department and other relevant 
  • government bodies on the interpretation and application of relevant financial and accounting 
  • regulations in order to ensure processes that they conform to government policy and procedures; and any other duties as may be assigned

Qualifications

  • At least 10 years’ work experience with a minimum of 5 years at senior management level; 
  • Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: – Business Administration preferably in Finance/
  • Accounting or equivalent qualifications from a recognized University or institution; 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Business management (Finance or
  • Accounting option) or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • certified public accountant CPA (K) or ACCA (UK) or equivalent qualification.
  • membership to ICPAK of good standing;
  • leadership course lasting for not less than 4 weeks;
  • fulfilment of the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
  • demonstrated proficiency in finance/accounting application/software.

Key Competencies and Skills

  • Communication and reporting skills
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Problem solving skill

How to Apply

All applications should reach the Commission on or before Tuesday, 29th March 2022 at 5.00 pm.

Note: Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.