30 Mar 2017

Accounts Assistant Job in Kenya - National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation


The National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI) is a body Corporate established by the Science, Technology and Innovation Act, No. 28 of 2013 (ST&I Act). The mandate of NACOSTI is to regulate and assure quality in the science, technology and innovation
sector and advise the Government in matters related thereto.

The position is responsible to the Accountant I and will responsible for the following:


  • Record accounting transactions in the books;
  • Balance books of accounts and records;
  • Prepare accounting reports;
  • Maintain and update Departmental files;
  • Process receipts and payments;
  • Reconcile debtor and creditor accounts;
  • Analyse project payments; and
  • Carry out data analysis to support preparation of accounting reports.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Commerce or related discipline from a recognised institution
  • Four years of experience in a Finance and Accounts section for a medium-sized organization;
  • Computer applications skills;
  • Demonstrated competence as reflected in work performance;
  • Demonstrated honesty, confidentiality and integrity;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

How to Apply
Interested Candidates who meet the requirements are invited to send their applications enclosing copies of updated Curriculum Vitae, Academic and Professional Certificates.

Additionally, they should provide names of three (3) referees one of whom must be an immediate or past supervisor. A copy of National Identity Card, details of Remuneration history and Current contact MUST be provided.

Applications MUST clearly indicate the Reference Number of the Vacancy and should be sent either by post to:

The Director General/CEO
National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation
P.O Box 30623 – 00100
Nairobi, KENYA
Utalii House, 9th Floor, Room 902, on or before 5.00 p.m.,4th April 2017

The National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified Kenyans are encouraged to apply. Women, Persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Note: Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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