Accountant – Media Council of Kenya

Key responsibilities
Confirming the accuracy and completeness of accounts receivables (invoicing, receipting, banking and reconciliations) and reporting on the same as appropriate before payment;
Identifying any incidences of non-compliance with laid down financial systems and financial risks facing the Corporation and recommending remedial measures;
Preparing management accounts and end of year financial statements as well as timely submission of annual financial statements of accounts;
Reviewing and coordinating accounts analysis and reconciliations (including bank reconciliations) on a daily basis;
Monitoring and evaluating the laid down systems and make recommendations for improving the financial systems;
Preparation and reconciliation of credit reports Ensuring provision of accurate timely reliable financial information; and Organizing and coordinating responses to audit queries.
File all Company taxes correctly and confirm the Company is abiding with all tax laws. •

Academic Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting, including fully qualified in either ACCA/CIMA /ACA/CPA;

Relevant Experience
Minimum of three (3) years, Finance experience, with at least 2 being in a similar position;
Knowledgeable in all aspects of financial institutions and IFRS standards;
Be a registered member in good standing with ICPAK or equivalent body;
Proficiency in the usage of recognized computer accounting software and common office applications; reliable experience in a versatile ERP system
Experience in preparing budgets and forecasts.
Proficient in numerical presentation;
Shortlisted candidates for VA/1 must obtain clearance from the following:

Kenya Revenue Authority;
Higher Education Loans Board;
Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
Certificate from a reputable Credit Reference Bureau;
Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation.
Applicants for positions VA/2, VA/9, VA10 and VA/11 must clearly indicate their preferred station of work or indicate willingness to work in any of the mentioned regional offices.

Method Application
Applications should indicate position applied for including the reference number and addressed to:
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Media Council of Kenya
P.O. Box 43132- 00100
NAIROBI

Applications can be sent via the following link: www.mediacouncil.or.ke/careers. In which you are required to provide ALL relevant details by 29th September 2020.
Alternatively, candidates can send a mail attaching all documents to; recruit@mediacouncil.or.ke
Further details relating to the vacant position are located in our website www.mediacouncil.or.ke.

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