Accountant Job in Kenya 2020
Career Employment Kenya: Accountant Job in Kenya 2020
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V/NO. SIT/2020/1 ACCOUNTANT I /FINANCE OFFICER I (1POST)


Terms of Service Permanent
Salary Scale KShs 35,400 × 1600 – 37,000 × 1660 – 38,660 × 1750 – 40,400 × 1850
– 42,260 × 1930 – 44,190 × 2040 – 46,230 p.m.
House Allowance As applicable in Siaya County.
Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and
responsibilities at this level will entail:-
  • analyzing accounting information detailing assets,
    liabilities and capital;
  • preparing financial statements and other reports
    to summarize current and projected financial position in order to ensure
    availability of funds to implement planned activities;
  • developing and installing effective financial
    management systems and procedures for improving financial reporting and
    accounting in accordance with government financial policies and donor
    procedures;
  • designing and coordinating the implementation and
    maintenance of financial information systems to cover the general ledger,
    asset management as well as revenue collection system;
  • developing and implementing an effective financial
    management system and procedures for improving banking and cash collection
    of funds;
  • ensuring that funds are promptly banked and
    accounted for in accordance with prescribed
    regulations;
  • coordinating preparation of payment vouchers,
    cheque books, cash book records and financial statements and entries in
    accordance with accounting regulations;
  • coordinating reconciliation of general ledger
    control account with supplementary records; accounting for security
    documents as well as safekeeping;
  • controlling and accounting assets and securities;
  • coordinating reconciliation of cashbook and bank
    transactions; reconciliation of statutory levy collection records and as
    well as reconciling assets registers with the general ledger;
  • overseeing the proper maintenance, storage and
    security of financial and accounting documents in order to
    ensure that they are properly filed, secured and readily accessible for
    action;
  • preparing tax returns to ensure compliance with
    periodic tax payments, information reporting
    and other statutory requirements; providing advice to the Principal and
    the BOG on the effective strategies for minimizing tax liability;
    conferring with the Ministry of Finance/Treasury, the Auditor General’s
    Department and other relevant government bodies on the interpretation and
    application of particular financial and accounting regulations to ensure
    conformity government policy and procedures.
Requirements for
Appointment
For appointment to this grade,
an officer must have: –
  •  served in the grade of Accountant II/Finance
    Officer II or a similar position for at least four (4) years;
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following
    disciplines: -Commerce (Accounting/Finance Option), Finance, Economics,
    Business Administration, Business Management or its equivalent
    qualification from a recognized
    institution;
  • Registered with Institute of Certified Public
    Accountants (ICPAK) Kenya and a member in good standing;
  • Certificate in relevant computer accounting packages;
    and
  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and
    professional competence in work performance.
Siaya Institute of
Technology is an equal opportunity employer.
The details of the advertised posts can be accessed from the Institute’s
website www.siayainstitute.ac.ke . Interested qualified persons are requested
to download the fillable PDF application forms, fill and submit via email to
recruit2020@siayainstitute.ac.ke so as to reach the undersigned on or before
Friday August 14th, 2020 3pm.
NB. Youth, Women and Persons Living with Disability (PWD) are encouraged to
apply.

SECRETARY OF THE BOARD
OF GOVENORS /PRINCIPAL
SIAYA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
P.O. BOX 1087 – 40600
SIAYA

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