Principal Accountants at Kenya School of Government (KSG)

On Monday, December 28th, 2015
The Kenya School of Government (KSG) was established under the Kenya School of Government Act (No. 9 of 2012). 
The School is the successor of the former Kenya Institute of Administration (KIA), Kenya Development and Learning Centre (KDLC) and the Government Training Institutes (GTIs). 
The mandate of the School is to provide learning and development programs that enhance skills and competencies in the public service; conduct research; and offer consultancy services to inform public policy.
 
The School seeks to recruit highly qualified and competent Kenya citizens to fill the following vacant position:
Principal Accountant
2 Posts

Ref: PA/04/2015

Reporting to the Campus Director, the Principal Accountant will assist in budgeting, prudent utilization of resources, and financial reporting.
 

Duties and Responsibilities
The appointee will coordinate and supervise:
  • preparation of financial statements and schedules
  • completion of monthly close procedures
  • daily analysis and recording of revenues and expenses
  • monthly reconciliation of bank and other accounts
  • periodic analysis of financial performance
  • submission of financial and tax reports for audit
  • preparation of tax returns and other reporting requirements
  • monitoring and documentation of internal controls
  • other tasks assigned by the Director
Requirements for Appointment
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Master’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA (K) qualification
  • Five years of experience in a busy accounting or finance function
  • ICPAK membership
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Initiative and ability to work independently
  • Ability to build and work with teams
  • Knowledge of working with accounting software
How to Apply
If you believe your qualifications and career objectives match any of the vacant positions, please submit your application, including detailed curriculum vitae; stating your current position, email address, telephone contacts and the reference number of the advertised position.

Applications should be sent to the address below in both hard and soft copy so as to reach us on or before 8th January 2016.

The Director General
Kenya School of Government
P.O. Box 23030-00604
Lower Kabete Road,
Lower Kabete
Nairobi
e-mail: [email protected]

Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply

Canvassing will result in automatic disqualification.
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