Senior Accountant job at Human Resource Management Professionals Examinations Board

Vacancy title:
Senior Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education, and Training , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Human Resource Management Professionals Examinations Board

Deadline of this Job:
14 November 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 26, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Senior Accountant - Grade 4

Job Purpose:
The Accounts function is responsible for ensuring that the Board’s financial resources are collected and managed in a prudent, accountable, transparent manner to achieve effectiveness, economy and efficiency, maintaining a financial management system for use by the Board in producing accurate and reliable accounts free from errors and fraud, and which will be useful in management decisions and statutory reporting.

Duties and responsibilities:
The main duties and responsibilities will include but not be limited to;
i. Supervising the development and review of accounting procedures and practices; writing cheques and posting payments and receipt vouchers in the cash books; balancing and ruling of the cash books;
ii. Withdrawing cash for office use and ensuring safety of the same at all times; extracting and providing cash liquidity analysis;
iii. Ensuring security of cheques and cheese books;
iv. Supervising the preparation of and appropriation in aid (A.I.A) returns;
v. Monitoring collection of revenue;
vi. Inspecting assets;
vii. Approving payment vouchers and committal documents in accordance with laid down regulations;
viii. Preparing financial reports and analyzing income and expenditure against budgets;
ix. Preparing monthly bank reconciliation and reconciliation of debtors and creditors ledgers;
x. Manage accounting information, including coordination and rationalization of estimates, annual appropriation and fund accounts, and cash flow control and cost analysis;
xi. Maintaining effective cost accounting and internal control systems and procedures;
xii. Providing accurate and timely management accounting reports and business performance data;
xiii. Ensuring safe custody of financial records, documents, cheque books and assets;
xiv. Reviewing accounting procedures and practices;
xv. Initiating budget proposals and financial plans; and
xvi. Reviewing petty cash reconciliation.

Academic Qualifications

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: -
i. Served in the grade of Accountant HRMPEB Grade 5 for a minimum period of three (3) years;
ii. Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Finance, Accounts Commerce (Finance Option), Business Administration, Business Management, Economics or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
iii. Be a licenced member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants Kenya (ICPAK);
iv. Certificate in computer applications;
v. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution
vi. Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
vii. At least 3 years’ working experience in a busy office (public or private sector)

Key Competencies and Skills

i. Integrity
ii. Good organizational and planning skills;
iii. Good interpersonal and communication skills;
iv. Ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines;
v. IT skills;
vi. Ability to work under pressure;
vii. Ability to working in teams;
viii. Analytical and problem-solving skills;
ix. Time Management.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Job candidates who meet the job requirements to apply by Monday 14th November, 2022. The applications should be addressed to:
Chief Executive Officer
Human Resource Management Professionals Examinations Board.
P.O Box 23733 00100 NAIROBI.

All Applications should be submitted through e-mail  quoting the job title on the subject. All the documents should be in a single PDF file.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 14 November 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 26-10-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 26-10-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 26-10-2065
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