QUALIFICATIONS,REQUIREMENTS, DUTIES AND
Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-
(i) Served for at least eighteen (18) years in Accounting/Finance/Auditing, three (3) of which should be at the grade of Deputy Director Job Group ‘Q’ or its equivalent position in the Public/Private Sector.
Job Group ‘R’, for a minimum period of three (3) years or its equivalent;
(ii) Bachelors of Commerce Degree (Accounting Option) or Certified Public
Accountants (CPA) Final or ACCA level III or its recognized equivalent
(iii) Masters Degree in any of the following: Commerce, Accounting, Business
Administration, Finance, or their equivalent qualification from a recognized
(iv) Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or
any other Professional Body
(v) Must have attended a Senior Management course
(vi) Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
(vii) Computer literacy
Duties and Responsibilities
The officer will be responsible to Commission Secretary/CEO for the efficient and effective
management of the Accounting function in the Commission.
Specific duties and responsibilities
(i) Preparation of Annual Financial Standard for the Commission;
(ii) Collating, analyzing, storing and disseminating data in the relevant Annual Sub-Heads;
(iii) Implementation of adequate Accounting Systems and Controls and maintenance of sound Financial Records;
(iv) Ensuring that all payments including statutory deductions are paid on time
(v) Account for Grants;
(vi) Ensure that all Accounting Performance targets are met;
(vii) Carry out any other financial functions as may be required from time to time.