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The Principal Accountant reports to Finance and Accounting Manager


  • Monitoring and evaluating the laid down systems and make recommendations for improving the financial systems
  • Tracking the utilization of capital and operational expenditure against the approved budget and report on the same
  • Confirming the accuracy and completeness of accounts receivables (invoicing, receipting, banking and reconciliations) and reporting on the same as appropriate
  • Identifying and report to the manager, finance of any identified incidences of non- compliance with laid down financial systems and financial risks facing the corporation
  • Liaising with other departments so as to ensure that financial and related regulations are complied with and where applicable give
  • procedural guidance including dealing with any staff enquiries on any payment related enquiries
  • Reviewing the payroll and effect accurate salary payments
  • Preparation and reconciliation of credit reports
  • Ensuring provision of accurate timely reliable financial information
  • Organizing and coordinating responses to audit queries
  • Compliance with the laid down corporation’s policies and procedures


For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-

  • Served in the grade of senior accountant or in a comparable for a minimum period of six (6) years and three (3) years of which should have served in a senior position
  • Bachelor degree in commerce (accounting or finance option) or its equivalent
  • Master’s degree in any of the following:- commerce, accounting, business administration, finance or the equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • Membership to the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) as a CPA (K) in good standing
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in the usage of recognized computer accounting software and common office applications
  • Fulfilled the requirements of chapter six of the constitution.

How To Apply

Applicants must comply with Chapter 6 of the Constitution and avail clearance certificates from:

  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (certificate of good conduct)
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) – Tax Compliance
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Interested and qualified persons are requested to submit their applications which should include:

  • One-page statement on how you meet the requirements for the post.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Indication of current salary.
  • Professional certificates and testimonials.
  • Three Professional referees

Terms Of Offer

The successful candidate’s appointment will be as follows:-

  • Job Grade KICC 3 shall be appointed on a contract of five (5) years renewable subject to performance.
  • Job Grade KICC 4, Job Grade KICC 5, Job Grade KICC 6 and Job Grade KICC 7 shall be appointed on permanent and pensionable terms

Applications should be sent under confidential cover and with the envelope clearly marked as per your application Ref. “Ref. KICC/ …… /2019” not later than 12th August, 2019 at 5:00pm to:

The Chief Executive Officer,
Kenyatta International Convention Centre,
P. O. Box 30746-00100,

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Persons with special needs that meet the requirements are encouraged to apply

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