KEC Accountant Jobs vacancy in Kenya 2013

The KEC- Catholic Secretariat is the National Administrative, facilitative and Coordinative arm through which the KEC implements and co-ordinates various Pastoral programs at the National level and undertakes all those responsibilities which express the mission of the Catholic Church in Kenya.

The Organization is seeking an outstanding, dynamic and results oriented individuals to fill the following position:

Accountant
Purpose of the Post

Accountant

Duties and Responsibilities
  • To plan, organize and implement accounting operations and objectives; coordinates and integrates all activities toward achievement of established goals and objectives
  • To ensure all functions and programs under charge are performed within established budgetary parameters, to include performing cost control activities, monitoring revenues and expenditures, and ensuring sound fiscal control;
  • To prepare fiscal documentation regarding accounting activities, e.g., weekly, monthly and annual reports
  • Maintain and reconcile balance sheet accounts for all funds
  • To plan, manage, coordinate, and implement the year end closing processes and procedures for the assigned accounting records; conducts year-end closing process; provides information to financial auditors; conducts standard internal audits of various accounting records;
  • To ensure adherence to generally accepted accounting standards and principles; ensures maintenance of proper audit trails and verification and reconciliation actions for all processed work
  • To evaluate receipts, expenditure forms, purchase orders, distributions, and disbursement orders for the purpose of ensuring compliance with policies
  • To perform verification and reconciliation tasks for invoices/ receipts/ balances according to department checks and balances procedures
  • Ensure proper set up and running of accounting systems
  • Compilation and combination of financial reports
  • Preparation of the audit file
  • Plans and directs the activities of accounts assistants engaged in the maintenance of a variety of accounting records and controls applicable to all financial transactions of the KEC-Catholic Secretariat.
Qualifications
  • Has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree Accounting option or its equivalent.
  • Has a minimum of CPA K  professional qualification;
  • Excellent MS Excel and Ms Word
Performance Indicators
  • Extent of carrying out duties and responsibility in #4 above.
Personal Traits
  • Is a committed Catholic, with good recommendation from own Parish Priest
  • Is a person of attested integrity, with high degree of stewardship of resources
  • Is innovative and assertive
  • Is able to work under little supervision
  • Is able to serve people of all types of temperament.
Our recruitment procedures shall be followed.
Applications should be addressed to:-
Secretary General
Kenya Episcopal Conference-Catholic Secretariat
P.O Box 13475-00800
Nairobi.
OR hr@catholicchurch.or.ke
To reach him on or before 7th January 2013
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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