Deputy Director Finance job at National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Vacancy title:
Deputy Director Finance

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

Jobs at:

National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Deadline of this Job:
30 May 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 17, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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REF: NEMA/MNG/DDF/26/4/2022

Job specifications
Duties and responsibilities at this level will include but not limited to:
• Ensuring compliance with tax and other statutory obligations;
• Monitoring expenditures and forecasting of expenditure;
• Ensuring timely closing of accounts;
• Coordinating the preparation of financial statements and management accounts;
• Reviewing & approving payment vouchers & journal entries and signing of cheques;
• Establishing and maintaining systems for cost-sensitivity analysis and early-warning of cost-overruns;
• Liaising with other departments to ensure success of cost reduction initiatives;
• Offering professional judgement on financial matters and advising on ways of improving;
• Interpreting and communicating financial data to non-financial officers;
• Liaising with other functions to put the finances and accounts in context;
• Organizing and managing the Finance department;
• Coordinating accounting work and advising Management on financial policies and procedures;
• Interpreting and applying financial and management policies;
• Budgetary control and implementing of financial returns;
• Ensuring that sound accounting principles and controls are applied to all financial transactions;
• Designing and reviewing, controlling and implementing the financial management and accounting systems;
• Supervising, guiding, appraising and developing staff in the department.

Requirements for appointment
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: -
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
• Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
• Part III of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
• A minimum period of twelve (12) years in relevant work experience and at least four (4) years in management role in the Public Service or Private Sector;
• Leadership course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
• Membership of the Institute of Certified Public Accountant of Kenya or any other relevant professional body in good standing;
• Proficiency in computer applications;
• Good Communication skills;
• Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
• Fulfilled the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 144

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Email applications to be sent to
Hand delivered or posted applications, as appropriate, should be submitted in a sealed envelope marked to;
The Director General
National Environment Management Authority
1st Floor, NEMA Headquarters
Popo Road, Off Mombasa Road
P.O. Box 67839 – 00200
The reference number of the job applied for should be clearly indicated on the envelope and application letter.

• Successful candidates will be expected to fulfill the requirements of chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
• NEMA is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality. Any form of Canvasing by any candidate will lead to automatic disqualification.
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 30 May 2022
Duty Station: Kenya
Posted: 17-05-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 17-05-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 17-05-2065
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