Deputy Director, Finance and Accounts job at Retirement Benefits Authority

Vacancy title:
Deputy Director, Finance and Accounts

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Retirement Benefits Authority

Deadline of this Job:
20 December 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 30, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Purpose
The Deputy Director, Finance and Accounts is responsible for overseeing the management of financial resources and reporting thereof within the existing legal and regulatory framework.

Job Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines in Commerce (accounting or finance option), business administration (accounting option), or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
• Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: - finance, accounting, business administration, commerce or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
• CPA (K) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
• Relevant professional qualification and membership to a professional body, in good standing, where applicable
• A certificate in a management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks
• At least ten (10) years’ relevant work experience with at least five (5) years’ experience in a managerial role;
• Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
• Proficiency in computer applications; and,
• Fulfils the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution.

Job Specifications

• Supervising the preparation of financial reports, interpreting financial statements and making recommendations;
• Reviewing financial systems proposed and making recommendations for management consideration;
• Reviewing investment strategies and making recommendations for management action;
• Reviewing and evaluating cost rationalization opportunities;
• Liaising with auditors to ensure appropriate monitoring of the authority’s finances
• Monitoring compliance with financial requirements;
• Supervising the maintenance of financial records and ensuring safe custody of Authority’s financial assets;
• Supervising treasury management;
• Supervising the preparation of budget estimates and monitoring compliance with approved budget;
• Overseeing the development and implementation of departmental work plans; budgets and timely reports for the Division;
• Overseeing review and development of quality management system and implementation of quality management systems audit recommendations; and
• Providing leadership and managing talent in the Division
Key Competencies and Skills
• Strategic thinking and analytical skills;
• Writing, communication and reporting skills;
• Managerial skills and ability to lead teams;
• Mentoring and coaching skills;
• Interpersonal skills; and
• Team player.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 120

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 20 December 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 30-11-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 30-11-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 30-11-2066
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