Senior Finance & Accounts Officer job at Nairobi Centre for International Arbitration

Vacancy title:
Senior Finance & Accounts Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Nairobi Centre for International Arbitration

Deadline of this Job:
12 October 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks
• Monitoring expenditure.
• Preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual management accounts.
• Preparing budgets for the Centre.
• Preparing periodic financial statements, including profit and lost accounts, budget, cash flows, variance analysis and commentaries.
• Expenditure forecast and prioritization of projects and activities for the purpose of financial allocations in the budget.
• Preparing special reports by studying variances.
• Developing forecasts.
• Providing a support service by working with all departments and the management team to help make financial decisions.
• Ensuring spending is kept in line with the budget.
• Informing key strategic decisions and formulating business strategies.
• Advising on the financial implications and consequences of business decisions.
• Analyzing financial performance and so contributing to medium and long-term business planning/forecasts.
• Offering profession/judgmental on financial matters and advising on ways of improving business performance.
• Interpreting and communicating financial data to non-financial officers.
• Liaising with other function to put the finances and accounts in context.
• Monitoring and evaluating financial information systems and suggesting improvements when needed verification of vouchers and committal documents in accordance with the laid down rules and regulations.
• Oversee maintenance of primary records such as cashbooks, ledgers, vote books, registers and preparation of simple management reports including imprest and expenditure returns.
• Ensuring safe custody of Centre’s records and assets.
• Authorize payments of personal merchant claims as guided by cash balances in the cash books.
• Preparation of final accounts.
• Overseeing preparation of budgets.
• Responsible for accurate and timely preparation of management reports on income and expenditure of the Centre.

• Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: - Commerce (Accounting/Finance), Business Administration or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
• Certificate in a senior management course from a recognized institution.
• Certificate in computer application skills.
• Professional qualification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
• Be a member of recognized professional body in good standing.
• Meet all the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya

Previous Relevant Experience
• Served in the grade of Finance & Accounts Officer for a period of three (3) years, with a minimum period of three (3) years.

• Have relevant working experience of at least five (5) years with minimum of three (3) years in senior management position in public or private organization

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• The Public is notified of the following: -
• Detailed job descriptions, requirements, and how to apply are available on the website
• All applications MUST be received on or before Wednesday,12th October 2022 by 5:00 pm. Late applications will not be accepted
• There are No fees charged by NCIA for any application of these positions
• Only Shortlisted candidates will be notified of prospective interview dates and successful candidates may undergo necessary background checks with relevant institutions.
• Any canvassing or solicitation by or on behalf of an applicant for the above vacancies will disqualify the applicant.
• Upon offer of employment, the successful candidates must satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the

Constitution of Kenya 2010 by providing copies of: -
• Original academic certificates
• Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board
• Clearance from Criminal Investigation of Department
• Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
• Clearance from Kenya Revenue Authority (Tax Compliance Certificate)
• Applicants are requested to submit soft copies (PDF) of cover letter, CV, certificates & testimonials, and a complet ed NCIA Employee Application Form which can be downloaded from the Centre’s website. Applications are only accepted in soft copies through email address  addressed to: -

• The Registrar/CEO
• Nairobi Centre for International Arbitration
• Co-operative Bank House,8th Floor
• Haile Selassie Avenue
• P.O. Box 548 -00200 NAIROBI – KENYA
• Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply NCIA is an equal opportunity employer
• Interested and qualified? Click here to apply

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 12 October 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 27-09-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 27-09-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 27-09-2065
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