Head of Finance and Accounts job at Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA)

Vacancy title:
Head of Finance and Accounts

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

Jobs at:

Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA)

Deadline of this Job:
10 May 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, April 26, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Head of Finance and Accounts

Qualifications, Skills and Experience Required:
For appointment to this grade an officer must have at least;
1. A minimum period of ten (10) years relevant work experience eight (8) of which should have been in management;
2. Bachelor’s Degree (KNQF Level 7 or equivalent) in Commerce, Business Administration, Business Management (Finance or Accounting option) or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
3. Master’s Degree (KNQF Level 9) in any of the following: Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or their equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
4. Certified Public Accountant Part III (CPA K) or Associate of Certified Chartered Accountant (ACCA);
5. Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
6. Membership in good standing of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or any other recognized professional body;
7. Proficiency in computer applications;
8. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Key Duties and responsibilities entails;

1. Managing all issues regarding the financing of Kenya National Qualifications Authority activities;
2. Participating in Development and implementation of sound financial management policies and procedures;
3. Consolidating the Authority printed budget estimates and revised budget as per guidelines issued by National Treasury;
4. Forecasting Annual cash flow requirements and coordinate preparation of annual budgets;
5. Scheduling all payments within the Authority budgetary provisions;
6. Ensuring Budgetary and cost control by reviewing expenditure returns from departments, prepare variance analysis and recommend corrective action;
7. Guiding other departments by interpreting government accounting policy and applying it in all operations of the Authority;
8. Planning and coordinating timely preparation of annual Work Plans and budget estimates;
9. Developing and managing internal controls and compliance;
10. Participate in Public Private Partnership program strategies and resource mobilization;
11. Analyzing and interpret financial reports and other accounting records;
12. Ensure prudent and optimal utilization of Authority funds and Assets;
13. Managing proper records of financial transactions;
14. Overseeing preparation of the final Annual Statement of Accounts in accordance with accounting standards and procedures and submission to relevant institutions;
15. Reviewing and ensuring timely and accurate preparation of management accounting reports on quarterly and annual basis;
16. Maintaining accurate and complete financial record of the Authority and regularly review the financial system;
17. Undertaking financial risk management;
18. Monitoring and evaluating funds applications and accountability;
19. Ensuring compliance with applicable financial statutory obligations and circulars;
20. Ensuring proper Revenue and Treasury Management and reporting.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 120

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA) on recruitment.knqa.go.ke to apply

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 10 May 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 26-04-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 26-04-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 26-04-2065
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