Senior Accounts Assistant Job in Kenya

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Senior Accounts Assistant Job in Kenya

Senior Accounts Assistant – One (1) Post V/No. 4/2022

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 Accounts Assistant.

Job Specification

Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Checking and clearing payment vouchers and committal documents for examination;
  • Reviewing of data capture within the system;
  • Verifying data recorded in the cash book;
  • Validating bank reconciliations; 
  • Validating receipts and payments;
  • Preparing financial reports;
  • Verifying balanced cashbooks, imprests, and advance ledgers; and
  • Ensuring correct maintenance of records for the purpose of payment.

Applicant Specification

For appointment to this grade a candidate must have: – 

  • Higher Diploma in Accounting or any other related disciplines;
  • At least four (4) years relevant experience; 
  • CPA III/ACCA II or an equivalent accounting qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Proficiency in Computer applications;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills; and 
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 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)