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Manager, Finance and Accounts at Kenya Leather Development Council

  • Experience Required:10 Years
  • Total Positions:1
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Category: Finance
  • Minimum Education: Masters
  • Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Posted on: March 2, 2023
  • Last Date: March 13, 2023

Job Description

Manager, Finance and Accounts, Job Grade KLDC 3
Job Purpose
The job holder will ensure adherence to the KLDC financial policies and compliance with
statutory obligations at the work place for efficient and timely decision making, while
coordinating management of key accounting and reporting functions within the Council
including budgeting, internal controls, risk management and compliance with government
regulations to ensure prudent management of resources in line with Public Finance
Management (PFM) Act /Regulations.

Duties and responsibilities
The Manager, Finance & Accounts shall be responsible for carrying out the following duties
and responsibilities:
(i) Overseeing the day to day running of the Finance and Accounts department
(ii) Coordinating, formulating and implementing financial strategies, policies rules,
regulations, and systems for the Council;
(iii) Forecasting and planning on financial needs of the Council;
(iv) Initiating best practices in the management of finance and account’s function;
(v) Coordinating monthly, quarterly and annual financial statement and all statutory
(vi) Coordinating designing, developing and maintaining a proper computerized accounting
and financial management system;
(vii) Overseeing development and review of supplementary financial policies, procedures,
and regulations to enhance internal controls established through treasury regulations
and procedures;
(viii) Guiding other departments by interpreting government accounting policy and applying
it in all operations of the Council;
(ix) Consolidating the budget and revised budget as per guidelines issued;
(x) Authorizing payments and signing of cheques/EFT subject to set limits;
(xi) Liaising with parent ministry and treasury for release of funds;
(xii) Applications of budgeted funds to meet operations and development expenditure;
(xiii) Reviewing all audit queries pertaining to the department;
(xiv) Interpreting treasury circulars issued from time to time;
(xv) Training and development of finance staff.
(xvi) Overseeing Management of accounts receivables and payables and maintaining of asset registers;
(xvii) Developing and regularly reviewing the chart of accounts;
(xviii) Developing Departmental budgets and work plans; and
(xix) Liaising with external auditors in addressing audit queries;

Job Specifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must: -
(i) Master Degree in relevant field from a recognized institution
(ii) Bachelors degree in Business of related field (Finance or Accounting option), or
equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
(iii) Certified Public Accountants (CPA) or equivalent qualification from a recognized body;
(iv) Have a minimum period of ten (10) years relevant work experience three (3) of which
should have been at the level of senior officer;
(v) Certificate in Management Course lasting less than four (4) weeks from a recognized
(vi) Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution;
(vii) Be a Member of ICPAK or any other relevant membership recognized by law
(viii) Demonstrated competence in work performance.

Key Competencies
i. Supervisory skills
ii. Leadership skills
iii. Managerial skills
iv. Communication skills
v. Problem solving skills
vi. Result oriented
vii. Analytical skills
viii. Decision making skills
ix. Innovation and creativity
x. Ability to work under pressure
xi. Integrity
xii. Emotional Intelligence
xiii. Professionalism
xiv. Attention to details
xv. Team player

Skills Required

Team Player
Attention to Details
Analytical Skills

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