Principal Finance Officer job at National Government Affirmative Action Fund

Vacancy title:
Principal Finance Officer

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

Jobs at:

National Government Affirmative Action Fund

Deadline of this Job:
24 March 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 01, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Ref: NGAAF/05/02/2023
Reporting to the Deputy Director – Finance, the Principal Finance Officer will be responsible for:-
• Developing, implementing and reviewing policies, standards, guidelines and procedures for financial services in line with the relevant regulations;
• Ensuring compliance to the PFM Act and other relevant legislation;
• Developing, implementing and reviewing strategies to facilitate access to financial services for Affirmative Action groups;
• Providing professional advice to the Fund on financial planning, and investment;
• Ensuring compliance with the objects and purposes of the Fund and guidelines on the disbursement of funds for projects;
• Developing and implementing an appropriate financial management system to facilitate funds disbursement and reporting;
• Reviewing the approved project proposals and initiate disbursement of funds;
• Coordinating dissemination of information to Deputy Director Programme and Officers and external implementers of changes in policy guidelines and practice on funds disbursement;
• Monitoring accurate recording of financial transactions;
• Coordinating the preparation of periodic management and annual financial reports;
• Coordinating the rationalization of estimates, annual appropriation and special grant accounts, cash flow control and cost analysis;
• Ensuring statutory deductions are remitted to relevant authorities;
• Coordinating preparation of reports on approved project proposals and status of disbursement funds; and
• Coordinating commitment of funds and expenditure trends.

Qualifications For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: -
• Served in the grade of Senior Finance Officer for a minimum period of four (4) years or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public service for a cumulative period of eight (8) years, three (3) of which should have been in a supervisory role;
• Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: - Commerce (Finance option), Finance, Economics, Business Management (Finance option) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
• Masters degree in any of the following disciplines:- Commerce (Finance Option) Finance, Economics, Business Administration (Finance Option) or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
• Passed Part III of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA K) examination or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
• Certificate in a Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
• Proficiency in computer applications;
• Membership to a relevant professional body in good standing;
• Met the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution; and
• Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the above positions. Each application should be accompanied by a CV with names of three professional referees, daytime telephone contact, a cover letter indicating the position applied for in the subject header and all relevant certificates and testimonials addressed to:
The Chief Executive Officer
National Government Affirmative Action Fund
P.O. BOX 48272-00100
NAIROBI And Send via mail to:  Or hand delivered to:
The Chief Executive Officer
National Government Affirmative Action Fund ABSA Building, 16th floor
P.O BOX 48272-00100
NAIROBI The applications should be received on or before 24th March, 2023 at 5:00pm

Please note:

• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
• Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification
• The National Government Affirmative Action Fund is committed toavailing equal opportunities to ALL KENYANS. Female candidates, youths and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply
• Successful candidates will be appointed on a three (3) years contract period renewable subject to satisfactory performance

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 24 March 2023  
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 01-03-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 01-03-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 01-03-2065
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