Chief Accountant

Nairobi City, Nairobi Salary Negotiable

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Job Summary

Planning, directing, coordinating, supervising areas of control, training and development of staff under him/her

- Qualification Level: Bachelor

- Experience Level: Mid level

- Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Intergovernmental Relation Technical Committee (IGRTC) Consultation, Cooperation & Coordination in Devolution Intergovernmental Relations Technical Committee

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The Intergovernmental Relation Technical Committee (IGRTC) was established pursuant to the provisions of Section 11 of the Intergovernmental Relations Act, and includes implementing the decisions of the National and County Government Coordinating Summit (Summit) and the Council of Governors (CoG). IGRTC has advertised for the following position: Chief Accountant IGRTC

Job Description:

- A Chief Accountant will be deployed to head one or more divisions of an Accounting Unit.

- Work at this level will be similar to those performed by the Senior Accountant but of wider scope and higher complexity.

- Will be reporting to Director Corporate Services.

Duties will entail:

- Planning, directing, coordinating, supervising areas of control, training and development of staff under him/her, Setting targets for the division

- May occasionally be required to undertake ad hoc assignments relating to accounting services.

- May be called upon to assist in preparations of final accounts.

- Will ensure safe custody of assets and records under him/her and will also be responsible for authorizing payments and signing of cheques subject to set limits.

- Will be responsible for timely and accurate preparation of management reports that fall under his/her division.

- Will be responsible for providing guidance to officers under him/her to achieve the desired results.

Job Specification

For appointment to this grade, he/she must have: -

- Served in the grade of Senior Accountant, in a comparable and relevant position in a busy organization for a minimum period of three (3) years.

- A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option) and passed Part II of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination OR Passed Part III of Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination.

- Attended a management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from the Kenya School of Government or any other recognized institution.

- Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

- In addition to the above requirements, an officer must have the following key competencies:

- Interpersonal skills including being a team player

- Integrity and commitment to producing results

- Proven working attitude and ability to give and take instructions

- Ability to get on well with the diverse workforce.

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