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Accountants Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

The Kenya School of Government was established by the Kenya School of Government Act, 2012.

The mandate of the School is to provide training, consultancy and research services designed to  inform public policy, promote national development and standards of competence, and integrity in the Public Service.

The School is inviting applications from suitable candidates to fill the following positions:

Senior Accountants

Gross Salary Range: KShs 72,682 - 85,695

4 Positions


Reporting to the Deputy Director Finance and Administration campus and to Finance Manager corporate for professional guidance, the position holder will ensure that financial records and reports of the School are accurate, complete and relevant.

He will also ensure that cash management, accurate financial reports and credit controls are done in a timely manner and information passed to management and clients.

He will ensure safe custody of the Schools assets and financial documents

He/she will also prepare and present reports on financial performance of school.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prepare work plans, quarterly and annual performance reports;
  • In charge of accounts payables and receivable
  • Ensure programmes/workshops and other revenue activities are billed appropriately
  • Ensure that school financial records are properly maintained and accurate timely reports are issued on weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
  • Oversee cash flow planning and ensure optimal management of funds
  • Supervise accounts staff to ensure that the school financial operations, transactions and records are properly maintained and managed
  • Manage the payment process including the management of the computerized accounting system of the Campus
  • Prepare the school’s statutory accounts in close liaison with management
  • Ensure compilation of fixed assets register and the coding of assets
  • Provide information required by internal and external auditors in response to audit queries,
  • Ensure that there are adequate internal control procedures to minimize loss of income or misuse of Schools assets.
  • Prepare School annual budget;
  • Ensure that all tax and other statutory returns are made in time

Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor of Commerce, accounting option
  • Master’s in Business Administration Accounting option will be an added advantage
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPAK)/ ACCA
  • Must have working experience in Pastel Accounting or equivalent software eg.ERP
  • At least five (5 ) years relevant experience;
  • Computer literate in accounting software

How to Apply

These vacancies are on permanent and pensionable terms.

Pension is contributory (15% of basic salary by employer and 7.5% by employee).

Inpatient and Outpatient medical care is provided.

Applications should reach Kenya School of Government, Nairobi on or before 21st March 2014.

Director General
Kenya School of Government
P.O. Box 23030-00604
Lower Kabete

KSG is an equal opportunity employer.

Female and people with disabilities who qualify are encouraged to apply.

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