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22 May 2017

Finance & Accounting Manager Job - ICT Authority of Kenya

Ref: ICTA/CS/02/17
Terms: Permanent

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.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support the Director, Corporate Services in the development of the Financial accounting function, processes and controls to meet the needs of the Authority and regulatory changes
  • Consolidate ICTA’s annual budgets and forecasts
  • Responsible for the overall review and sign off of quarterly and annual regulatory returns and annual accounts
  • Maintain expert knowledge in relation to statutory and regulatory changes impacting the finance function, ensuring these changes are made to systems and procedures
  • Ensure preparation of accurate, complete and timely statutory annual reports including monthly management accounts and balance sheet controls
  • Ensure timely resolution of all internal and external audit issues raised
  • Coordinate payment of suppliers and in accordance with the Authority’s policies and procedures
  • Handle audit queries to ensure they are effectively resolved
  • Ensuring safe custody of the Authority’s accounts and records
  • Ascertain proper and optimal control systems and monitoring accurate recording of financial transactions
  • Oversee preparation and submission of statutory returns
  • Oversee preparation of Board papers on financial matters
  • Ensure compliance to accounting standards and regulations
  • Monitor and evaluate financial information systems and suggesting improvements where needed
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce/Accounting or related field
  • CPA (K), ACCA or equivalent professional certificate
  • Eight years relevant experience
  • Member of a professional body e.g. ICPAK
  • Management skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Knowledge of accounting packages
  • Leadership skills
  • Computer literate

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

  1. Application Letter
  2. Copy of Academic Certificates
  3. Copy of Professional Certificates
  4. Copy of Curriculum Vitae
  5. 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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