Senior Accountant

Posted by: | Posted on: April 5, 2021

Website The Kenya National Innovation Agency (KeNIA)

About the organization

The Kenya National Innovation Agency (KeNIA) is a State Corporation established under the Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Act, No. 28 of 2013 under the Ministry of Education. The core mandate of the Agency is to develop and manage the National Innovation System. The Agency is therefore responsible for co-ordination, promotion and regulation of the National Innovation Ecosystem.

Working with partners, KeNIA strengthens interrelationships between actors in order to promote innovation and enterprise development out of research and ideas. From supporting the identification, recording and protection of innovative ideas to coordinating the establishment and implementation of appropriate policies, standards, processes, infrastructure, and partnerships to nurture the innovative ideas. The agency also works with partners to ensure appropriate prioritization, relevant capacity development, innovation recognition and publication of the same.

The organisation wishes to recruit for the position of:

Senior Accountant

Post Duration: 3 Years


Application Deadline: 26 Apr, 2021

Salary Grade “5” Basic salary Kshs. 49,000 per month (minimum) rising to Kshs. 87,360 per month (maximum)

Number of vacancies: 1

Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-

i) A Bachelor’s degree in commerce (Accounting or finance option) Business Administration (Accounting option) or any other relevant qualification adjust to be its equivalent from an approved institution and have passed part II of Certified Public Accounts (CPA) Examination or its approved equivalent

ii) A minimum period of five (5) years equivalent work

iii) Proficiency in computer application

iv) Supervisory course lasting not less than two (2) weeks

v) In compliance with Chapter 6 of the constitution, you will be required to present the following documents;

– A certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).

– A certificate from a recognised Credit Reference Bureau.

– A clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).

– A clearance certificate from Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).

– A Tax Compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for timely and accurate preparation of quality management reports thatfall under accounts. Work at this level will also include planning, directing, co-ordinating, supervising areas of control

The officer will certify and verify returns, documents, vouchers, monitor collection of revenue including inspection and responsible for the institution assets, records and custody of accountable documents under accounts. He/she may be assigned responsibility to authorize payments and sign cheques subject to limit set. The officer may occasionally be required to undertake ad hoc assignments relating to accounting services.

The appointment is on a 3 years contract. Must be a Kenyan citizen. The age limit is 45 years and below. Please apply within 21 days as from Thursday 25th March, 2021.

Deadline will be on 26th April, 2021. Please send your applications to ceo@innovationagency.go.ke

TO APPLY

Send your application letter and testimonials to: ceo@innovationagency.go.ke

To apply for this job email your details to ceo@innovationagency.go.ke





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