Monday, May 26, 2014

Financial Accountant

Kenya Railways Corporation


Financial Accountant 

Duties and Responsibilities    
  • Manage and lead the day to day finance activities to ensure effective  and efficient financial reporting.
  • Assisting in formulating sound financial policy procedures and control systems;
  • Carrying out review of financial management systems and procedures;
  • Ensuring preparation of monthly trial balance and financial and management statements as per set requirements and standards;
  • Ensuring appropriate maintenance of the general ledger and balancing and reconciling control accounts;
  • Formulating costing and revenue policies and systems that ensure the accounting of all costs incurred and revenue collected;
  • Preparing special financial reports e.g. creditors, capital expenditure, specified tax returns and schedules;
  • Ensuring the fixed assets register is appropriately maintained and updated;
  • Authorising expenditure up to set limits;
  • Overseeing preparation and management of the payroll;
  • Ensuring all statutory deductions and payments are made;
  • Liaising with external auditors during audits; and
  • Overseeing the maintenance of bank information and bank reconciliation.
Requirements  
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting or Finance or a Business related degree
  • CPA (K)
  • 7 years relevant experience with computerised computing systems, 3 of which must have been in a management level.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • High integrity
  • Team player
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Terms of Offer: An attractive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and responsibilities of the position will be negotiated with the right candidate.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates MUST complete the Kenya Railways application form (click here to download), attach their testimonials and certificates and address their applications to the:

Managing Director
Kenya Railways Corporation 
P.O. Box 30121, 00100, 
Nairobi

to be received by Friday  6th June, 2014.

Note: Those who had applied for these positions previously need not apply.