ICT Authority Job Assistant Accountant 2017

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Division/Department:Corporate Services
Grade: ICTA 7

The ICT Authority is tasked with rationalizing and streamlining the management of all Government of Kenya ICT functions. Its broad mandate entails enforcing ICT standards in Government and enhancing the supervision of its electronic communication. The Authority also promotes ICT literacy, capacity, innovation and enterprise in line with the Kenya National ICT Masterplan 2017.

Providing technical support to the Accountant to ensure the Authority’s consistent compliance to internal and external audit requirements and timely preparation of complete and accurate financial statements and reports

Assistant Accountant Job Responsibilities

  • Process and code invoices, credit notes and receipts
  • Gather, analyse and report on information about income and expenditure to support decision making and management planning
  • Assist the Accountant in preparing budgets and preparing forecasts of income and expenditure
  • Ensure there is a clear record of financial transactions (income and expenditure) in accordance with organizational and tax authority requirements
  • Prepare ledger balances, control accounts and statements, reconciling all the figures
  • Draft trial balances and financial statements
  • Identify and correct or refer any errors or accounting discrepancies
  • Prepare final accounts for review and approval of the Accountant
  • Provide cost and revenue information in the required formats to the relevant people
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications for the Assistant Accountant Job

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce/Accounting or related field
  • A qualified accountant (CPA-K or ACCA)
  • Three years’ experience in finance and accounting
  • Demonstrated knowledge of statutory and regulatory finance and accounting requirements
  • Knowledge of accounting packages
  • Computer Literate

Personal skills and attributes required

  • Leadership and people management skills
  • Organisation skills
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Good analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Experience and knowledge of modern business trends

 

How to Apply

Application is strictly online on http://recruitment.icta.go.ke. Deadline for application is 2nd June 2017

The following documents will be required during application

Application Letter

Copy of Academic Certificates

Copy of Professional Certificates

Copy of Curriculum Vitae

Copy of National ID

ICT Authority is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disability and women are highly  encouraged to apply

 

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