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22 May 2017

Assistant Accountant Job - ICT Authority of Kenya

Division/Department:Corporate Services
Grade: ICTA 7

The ICT Authority is tasked with rationalizing and streamlining the management of all Government
of Kenya ICT functions. Its broad mandate entails enforcing ICT standards in Government and enhancing the supervision of its electronic communication. The Authority also promotes ICT literacy, capacity, innovation and enterprise in line with the Kenya National ICT Masterplan 2017.

Providing technical support to the Accountant to ensure the Authority’s consistent compliance to internal and external audit requirements and timely preparation of complete and accurate financial statements and reports

Job Responsibilities

  • Process and code invoices, credit notes and receipts
  • Gather, analyse and report on information about income and expenditure to support decision making and management planning
  • Assist the Accountant in preparing budgets and preparing forecasts of income and expenditure
  • Ensure there is a clear record of financial transactions (income and expenditure) in accordance with organizational and tax authority requirements
  • Prepare ledger balances, control accounts and statements, reconciling all the figures
  • Draft trial balances and financial statements
  • Identify and correct or refer any errors or accounting discrepancies
  • Prepare final accounts for review and approval of the Accountant
  • Provide cost and revenue information in the required formats to the relevant people
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce/Accounting or related field
  • A qualified accountant (CPA-K or ACCA)
  • Three years’ experience in finance and accounting
  • Demonstrated knowledge of statutory and regulatory finance and accounting requirements
  • Knowledge of accounting packages
  • Computer Literate

Personal skills and attributes required

  • Leadership and people management skills
  • Organisation skills
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Good analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Experience and knowledge of modern business trends

How to Apply
Application is strictly online on http://recruitment.icta.go.ke. Deadline for application is 2nd June 2017

The following documents will be required during application

  • Application Letter
  • Copy of Academic Certificates
  • Copy of Professional Certificates
  • Copy of Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of National ID

ICT Authority is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disability and women are highly  encouraged to apply

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