Nairobi, Kenya
105,001 - 150,000
31 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2019
Job role
Finance manager
The Institute is looking for qualified candidates for the above vacant position.
  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Kenya Institute of Mass Communication (KIMC) is the oldest Middle Level media training Institution in Kenya established in 1961. It is currently a State Corporation established through Legal Notice No.197 of 2011(amended). The Institute offers training at Post Graduate, Diploma and Certificate levels in Communication and Cinematic Arts.


A) Job Description

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

i) Providing of advisory services on all financial and accounting matters;

ii) Ensuring proper interpretation and implementation financial regulations and procedures, treasury circulars, letters and instructions;

iii) Developing supplementary financial regulations and procedures to enhance internal control established through normal treasury regulations and procedures;

iv) Providing of quality and timely accounting services in the accounting unit;

v) Maintaining of accurate accounting records and preparation of management and statutory financial reports;

vi) Participating and advising in all institutional committees especially tender, planning, audit, training, e.t.c;

vii) Maintaining an inventory on all bank accounts of the institute and their approved signatories;

viii) Authorizing payments, sign cheques, and identify suitable cheques signatories and set limits as appropriate;

ix) Attending Public Accounts Committee hearing;

x) Safe guarding Institute Assets and records in the accounting unit; and

xi) Supervising training, development and deployment of accounts staff.

B) Job Specification

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: -

i) Served in the grade of chief accountant, or in a comparable position in the public service or private sector for a minimum period of three (3) years;

ii) Master's degree in the following disciplines: Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;

iii) Passed part III of Certified Public Accountants (CPA) examination or its recognized equivalent;

iv) Certificate in Corporate Governance or Strategic Leadership Development Programme Lasting not less than three (3) weeks from a recognized institution;

v) Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and Registrations if Accountants Board (RAB); and

vi) Shown merit, integrity and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

In addition, candidates must adhere to the provisions of Chapter VI on Leadership and integrity, as enshrined in the Constitution of Kenya 2010. Interested candidates must submit Certificates of Compliance from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission (EACC), Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), and Credit Reference Bureau (CRB); and provide Certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID).

The successful candidate will be on Permanent and Pensionable terms of service. The Salary for

this position will range from Kshs.81,387/= to 123,731/= per month exclusive of allowances.

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