Accountant II Job in Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: Accountant II Job in Kenya 2021
Job Description: Today Work Kenya



Basic  Salary 
 for  this position is  between  Kshs.  87,080 by
 Kshs.  3,404/=  to Kshs. 124,524/=

This position exists to
receive financial inputs from the various sections, consolidate and prepare
 financial reports  and  statements  to ensure compliance
with regulatory and statutory requirements.

Job Description

  • Supervise
    staff to ensure timely preparation of the financial reports
  • Maintain
    all  university books  of  accounts in  order to
    adhere to regulatory framework as stipulated by International Public
     Sector Accounting Standards, Public Finance & Management 
    Act and University policies.
  • Supervise
    bank  reconciliation to ensure all  uncredited cheques are
     credited, unpresented cheques are followed up and variances are
  • Prepare 
    financial reports  and   statements  including
    comparison of  budget, Statement of Income, Statement of Financial
    Position, Statement of cash-flow and  Statement of changes in
     equity to comply  with regulatory and  statutory
    requirements for state corporations
  • Prepare
    the budget through consolidation of the Departmental budget estimates for
    presentation to the national treasury.
  • Monitor
    Departmental expenditure as  per  the approved budget through
    the vote-book system to ensure budgetary control.
  • Carry   
    out   financial  analysis  including  cost
     benefit  analysis  to  inform management on the
    viability of projects.
  • Implement
    and  enforce policies  and  regulations among them finance
    manual, asset policy,  strategic plan,  ISO  9001:2015
     Quality Management  System to ensure compliance with statutory
  • Ensure
    expenditure and  payments are properly authorized before
     payments to control expenditure.
  • Prepare 
     periodic   financial   performance 
     reports   including   Performance contracting
     quarterly  reports,  financial  analysis
     reports  for   management decision making.
  • Process
    statutory deductions for compliance with statutory requirements.
  • Participate
    in  tender processing committees to ensure representation  of
    the finance Department  in  compliance with the Public
     Procurement and  Asset Disposal Act 2015.
  • Maintain
    inventory of all University assets for safe custody and monitoring.
  • Manage
    imprest and  follow up on unaccounted imprest to ensure prudent use
    of University resources.
  • Maintain
    part  time lecturer’s  ledger   and 
     prepare  payment  schedules and balances on quarterly
    basis for timely payment of the lectures.
  • Maintain
    and  reconcile student finance affairs  including student
    balances and HELB returns for proper accounting of student fee income.
  • Any
    other duty assigned by a Senior  Officer.

Job Requirements for Appointment

  • Bachelor
    degree in finance or accounting field and CPA III.
  • At
    least seven (7) years relevant work experience three of which must be at
    the level of Assistant Accountant I or a comparable position.
  • Membership
    registration with ICPAK or any other relevant professional body. iv)
    Knowledge of Information Communication Technology.
  • Master’s
    degree is an added advantage.


 successful  candidates  will  be  offered 
 a  competitive  remuneration   package  in accordance
with the existing Terms  and Conditions of Service.

How To Apply

Applicants must submit
two (2) copies  of applications giving details of their educational and
 professional qualifications, age, detailed work  experience, present
post and  salary, applicant’s telephone number and  e-mail address.
Enclose certified copies  of certificates and  testimonials
 and   giving   names  and   addresses
 of  three  (3)   referees  who   are
knowledgeable about the applicant’s competence and area of specialization,
accompanied with detailed Curriculum Vitae and a copy of the most recent pay

In addition, applicants
should request their referees to write directly to the undersigned, in separate
sealed envelopes. Interested applicants should send  the applications to
the address below,  quoting the relevant reference number, so as to be
received on or before Tuesday 5th October, 2021.

The Vice Chancellor
Karatina University
P.O. Box 1957- 10101