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Nursing Council Of Kenya Latest Opening

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The Nursing Council of Kenya
Vacancy announcement
The Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK) is a body corporate established under the Nurses and
Midwives Act cap257 of the laws of Kenya, whose mandate is to regulate nursing education
and practice.
The Council wishes to recruit highly competent, passionate, dedicated and self- driven
individual to fill the following position:

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT -NCK JOB GRADE NCK- 5 (1 position)

Job Purpose
Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Senior Accountant is responsible for preparing Units
annual budgets for recurrent and development votes; preparing quarterly expenditure
forecast for the Council’s discussions; monitoring expenditure on projects and programmes
on a periodic basis; and implementing proposals for raising funds; and processing
commitment of funds and expenditure trends.

Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

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i. Participate in the development and Implementation of sound financial policies and
procedures in line with GoK and IPSAS Standards;
ii. Facilitate the development and implementation of sound and effective accounting
systems as well as proper system of internal controls
iii. Ensure proper accounting for special funds, programmes and project;
iv. Ensure timely and accurate preparation of budgets, implement appropriate budgetary
controls, monitor and report variances. i.e. ensure proper costing of Institution’s
activities;
v. Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and reports in an accurate
and timely manner;
vi. Posting, updating and maintaining of general ledger to ensure accuracy and
completeness of key accounting data and books of accounts;
vii. Conduct monthly bank reconciliation and ensure that all non-reconciling items are
addressed in a timely manner;
viii. Supervise petty cash float and operation of petty cash reimbursement system;
ix. Liaise with external auditors during annual audit and follow-up recommendations of
internal audit findings and respond to management letters and audit queries;
x. Compile tax reports/ returns, ensuring that these are submitted in a timely manner to
the relevant authorities;
xi. Supervision, development and assessment of performance of staff under him/her;
xii. Ensure timely settlement of Institution’s liabilities, checking and verifying payment
vouchers;
xiii. Ensure proper collection, accounting and reporting of Institution’s revenue;
xiv. Perform weekly cash flow forecast and confirmation of bank balance before payments
xv. Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Academic Qualifications
i. Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, finance/accounting, economics or related field of
study from a recognized Institution
ii. A Master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or any other related field of
study from a recognized institution will be an added advantage
iii. CPA-K, ACCA or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies/Work experience
-Member of ICPAK or relevant professional body and in good standing

Proven minimum five (5) years relevant work experience
Functional Skills:
i. Conversant with International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)
ii. Good communication, organizational and analytical skills
iii. Knowledge of Public Procurement & Asset Disposal Act and Regulations;
iv. Knowledge of Public Financial Management Regulations
v. Proficiency in the use of an ERP system Strong analytical and statistical skills
Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:
i. Demonstrable Decision-making skills
ii. Relationship development and maintenance
iii. Demonstrable Computer literacy with knowledge of accounting software
iv. Demonstrable Work organization and Coordination skills
v. Team Leader with ability to motivate others
vi. Demonstrate High level of integrity.
vii. Demonstrable ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision
viii. Demonstrable ability and willingness to take instructions

Candidates interested in the above position are expected to obtain and submit with their
application valid copies of clearance certificates from the following: Kenya Revenue Authority
(KRA), Higher Educations Loans Board (HELB), Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
(EACC), Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) (certificate of good conduct) and Credit
Reference Bureau (CRB) during interview.

If you meet the criteria outline above, please send your application and attached a detailed
cv, copies of National Identity card and current pay slip (certified copy), relevant copies of
testimonials and certificates, your daytime contact, and contact of three (3) referees by close
of business on Tuesday, 3rd August 2021 to;
Registrar/CEO
NURSING COUNCIL OF KENYA
P O Box 20056-00200
NAIROBI.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. NCK is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Youth,
Women and Persons with disability are encouraged to apply.
Canvassing will lead to disqualification

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