Reporting to the Director of Finance & Planning, the jobholder is responsible for ensuring compliance with the PFM Act and internal financial controls through an examination of payment vouchers and supporting documents.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Ascertaining that all payments for goods, services, and works by the Commission are accurate, authentic, and comply with the provisions of relevant laws e.g. Public Finance Management Act & Regulations and Public Procurement and Assets Disposals Act;
- Advising other accountants within the Finance & Accounts Department on payments that do not have sufficient supporting documents or have not been procedurally processed;
- Examining receipts/ revenues to confirm that they have been accurately recorded in the Commission’s accounting records;
- Examining supporting documents (e.g. invoices, LSOs) to ascertain that amounts in the PVs agree with those in the supporting documentation;
- Checking that all payments have been correctly classified and voted;
- Reviewing end of year pending bills before they are audited by internal/ external auditors;
- Participating and verifying the correctness of stock take and cash count results during the end of year closing exercise;
- Undertaking periodic surprise cash count and cash reconciliation.
Requirements for Appointment
For an appointment to this position, a candidate must have:
- Minimum relevant work experience of five (5) years;
- Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting/ Finance Option), Economics, Business Administration, Business Management or it’s equivalent from a recognized institution;
- Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum Grade C+ or equivalent from a recognized institution;
- Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (CPA-K);
- Member of ICPAK;
- Proficiency in accounting software (any ERP) and MS Suite and other computer applications;
- Relevant professional qualifications;
- Demonstrated integrity and professional competence as reflected in work performance and results.
In addition to the qualifications set above applicants must further obtain clearances from the following:
• Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
• Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
• Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)
• Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
• Registration and good standing in relevant Professional Bodies
Interested candidates who meet the set criteria should complete EACC Form 1 online from https://jobs.integrity.go.ke and attach copies of ID, CV, academic/ professional certificates (certified by the issuing institution), clearances, and testimonials.
All applications must be made online and will be acknowledged via email. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.
To be considered, applications should be received no later than Tuesday, 29th December 2020 at 5.00 pm.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification