Senior Accountant Job in Kenya

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Senior Accountant Job in Kenya

Senior Accountant – One (1) Post V/No. 2/2022

The National Research Fund (NRF) is a State Corporation established under section 32 of the Science, Technology and Innovation Act No. 28 of 2013 with the objective to facilitate Research for the advancement of Science, Technology and Innovation.

The Agency seeks to recruit qualified, competent, dynamic, proactive, innovative and highly committed staff to fill the position of Senior Accountant.

Job Specification

The duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:-

  • Developing and implementation of NRFs investment plans and strategy;
  • Identification of investment opportunities;
  • Assist in investment negotiation;
  • Managing allocated investment portfolios for the Fund;
  • Assisting in identification and monitoring of risk and development of hedging;
  • Mechanism and diversification strategies;
  • Assist in undertaking Portfolio and Investment Research;
  • Initiation of Investment request transactions;
  • Maintenance of the investment register;
  • Preparation of Investment reports;
  • Keeping safe custody of investment records and Documents; and
  • Developing the budget for the Department.

Applicant Specification

For appointment to this grade a candidate must have: –

  • At least four (4) years working experience in accounts or finance in the Public Service or Private Sector;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: -Commerce (Accounting/Finance Option), Finance, Business Administration, Business Management or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Part III of Certified Public Accountant (CPA)K or equivalent qualifications;
  • Membership of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or any other recognized professional body;
  • Supervisory course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • Demonstrated results in work performance; and
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution.

How to Apply

Application Form

The details for each of the advertised position are available on the Agency’s Website www.researchfund.go.ke. Interested and qualified candidates are requested to send their applications together with copies of academic/professional certificates and identity card in PDF format to recruitment@researchfund.go.ke and the subject line should contain the Job Title.

For hand delivered applications, they shall be dropped in a box marked “National Research Fund Advertised Positions” placed at the 3rd floor of the NACOSTI building.

Applications sent by either post or hand should be contained in sealed envelopes with the Job Title marked on the surface and delivered to the address below:

Chief Executive Officer  

National Research Fund

NACOSTI Building 3rd Floor, Upper Kabete, – Off Waiyaki way,

P.O Box 26036 – 00100,

NAIROBI.

APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE RECEIVED ON OR BEFORE 14TH NOVEMBER, 2022 AT 5.00PM.

Please Note

  1. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  2. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  3. The National Research Fund is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities.
    THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
  4. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National
    Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during
    interviews.
  5. It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
  6. Successful candidates after interviews will be required to obtain the following documents:
    1. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)
    2. Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
    3. Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
    4. Clearance Certificate from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
    5. Clearance Certificate from a Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)