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Accountant Job in Kenya


Ksh.104,080- 146,814 p.m.
To Ensure the effective financial and accounting affairs of the Institute as set out in various regulatory laws; maintenance of proper books of accounts; keep custody of accountable documents; Preparing periodic management and annual financial accounting reports; undertake cash and bank management activities; project finances management; the account for special funds set up under various statutes; manage accounting information,

·         Preparing proper books of accounts and records;
·         Preparing periodic accounting reports;
·         Maintaining accurate accounting records of project activities;
·         Supporting in preparing annual budget estimates for the Institute;
·         Participating in coordination of internal and external audits;
·         Supervising management of petty Cash;
·         Ensuring maintenance of accurate accounting general ledgers;
·         Processing payment requisitions and process payroll payments;
·         Ensuring accurate posting of accounting transactions in the accounting system;
·         Processing requests for bank transfers;
·         Ensuring receipt of incoming funds;
·         Verify Preparation of payments to statutory accounts such as PAYE, NHIF, NSSF and HELB;
·         Assist in the development and implementation of financial controls and procedures;
·         Participating in preparation of financial statements;
·         Preparing monthly bank reconciliation reports and Ensuring accurate cashbook postings;
·         Participating in preparing investment records and documents;
·         Implementing the financial controls Established by the Institute;
·         Keeping custody of assigned accountable documents;
·         Preparing periodic accounting and financial reports;
·         Undertaking cash and bank management activities;
·         Implementing project and donor finances management activities;
·         Examining and verifying vouchers;
·         Balancing of cash book and advances ledgers; and
·         Receiving and processing invoices and claims and ensuring completeness
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
·         Master’s degree in accounting or related field or CPA (K)
·         Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or related field.
·         Active ICPAK membership
·         Knowledge of computerized accounting packages
·         Proven ability to identify and critically assess issues and trends sound knowledge and experience in the application of advanced research methodologies
·         Demonstrated ability to make timely, fundamentally sound and quality decisions
·         Pertinent to research priorities, and identified research outcomes that impact on Kenyan people
·         Confident in networking and engaging with key institutions and relevant stakeholders to minimize research gaps
·         Communications skills
·         Networking skills
How to Apply
All applications to be addressed to:
The Executive Director,
The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis,
Upper Hill, Bishop Gardens Towers, 2nd Floor Bishop Road,
P.O. Box 56445, Nairobi, 00200 City Square,
Tel: 2719933/4, Fax 2719951
Nairobi, Kenya.
All Email applications to be sent to:
Applications should reach the Institute, not later than close of business on Monday 13TH May 2019 at 17:00 hrs
Late applications will not be accepted, and ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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