Recruiter: The Kenya Cultural Centre , Kenya | Contract Type: Not specified | Salary range: Confidential

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Principal Finance Officer

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Executive Director/CEO, the job holder will;

  • Implement financial regulations, policies, strategies and plans;
  • Ensure effective and efficient use of financial resources;
  • Authorize commitments and expenditures;
  • Prepare financial reports and analyse income and expenditure against budgets;
  • Prepare budget estimates and undertake budgetarily and cost controls;
  • Coordinate preparation of budgets based on work plans;
  • Coordinate preparation of budget proposals, financial plans and cash flow projections;
  • Develop budget utilization reports;
  • Undertake financial and accounting management;
  • Design, monitor and supervise the implementation of financial internal controls;
  • Coordinate financial audits and ensure implementation of financial recommendations.
  • Any other responsibilities as may be assigned to the employee and as are necessary to achieve the Centre’s objectives
  • Requirements/Qualifications

    The appropriate candidate must possess the following minimum qualifications;

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option) or it’s equivalent from a recognized university;
  • CPA (K) or it’s equivalent;
  • Membership of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or any other recognized professional body in good standing;
  • Minimum four (4) years post qualification work experience in the finance field;
  • Demonstrate competence in Government accounting procedures and reporting;
  • Must demonstrate strong bookkeeping and accounting skills;
  • Supervisory course lasting not less than two (2) weeks;
  • Proficiency in computer application;
  • Demonstrated competence in work performance; and
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
  • Remuneration

    The successful candidate shall be offered competitive remuneration at KCC Job Group 5, a House allowance, Commuter allowance and Leave allowance as per government rates.

    Terms of Service

    3-year Contract renewable subject to individual performance