3 Accountants Jobs in Kenya – KEMRI

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is a State
Corporation established in Kenya in 1979 through the Science and Technology
(Repealed) Act, Cap 250 of the Laws of Kenya and as currently established and
dully accredited to continue to operate as such under the Science Technology
and Innovation Act, 2013 as the national body responsible for carrying out
research in human health in Kenya. KEMRI’s vision is “to be a leading centre of
excellence in human health research” and its mission is “to improve human
health and quality of life through research, capacity building and service
delivery”.


KEMRI seeks to recruit dynamic,
innovative and experienced persons to fill the following positions: –


Terms of Service: The appointment is on permanent and
pensionable terms.

Position:
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT (3 Positions)

JOB GROUP: KMR 5

Job Specifications

The duties and responsibilities will
entail:-

  • Examining payment vouchers and post in vote
    book/budget control records;

  • Processing imprests, advances and other
    disbursements and remit statutory deductions;

  • Making petty cash payments and maintain petty
    cashbook;

  •  Providing safe custody of accounting records,
    documents and assets;

  • Maintaining imprest ledger and follow up on
    surrender of imprest;

  • Undertaking bank deposits, dispatch of cheques
    and cash withdrawal ; and

  • Safe custody of Institute records and assets
    under his/her jurisdiction.

Person Specifications

For appointment to this grade, a
candidate must:-

  • Have a minimum of four (4) years relevant work
    experience;

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following
    disciplines: Commerce (Accounting/Finance Option), Business Management
    (Accounting/Finance Option), Economics, or equivalent qualification from a
    recognized Institution;

  •  Be CPA (K) or its equivalent;

  • Be a member of ICPAK and in good standing;

  • Supervisory course lasting not less two (2)
    weeks from a recognized institution;

  •  Have proficient in computer application
    skills:

  •  Demonstrated work performance and
    results; and

  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of
    the Constitution.

Key Skills and Competencies

  • Planning skills;

  • Ethical and integrity.

  • Analytical skills.

  • Communication and reporting skills.

How To Apply

The following will be required during
the interviews: –

  • Certificate of good conduct,

  • Higher Education Loans Board compliance
    certificate,

  • KRA Tax compliance certificate,

  • Credit Reference Bureau clearance certificate,

  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
    clearance.

Kindly attach your

  • cv,

  • cover letter,

  • copies of certified academic and professional
    certificates,

  • testimonials and other relevant documents.

All the applications to be done through www.kemri.org on or
before 18th May 2020 by 5.00 p.m.
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