Mazars Financial Management and Audit Staff Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

Mazars in Kenya with an expansion in the region of East, Central and the Horn of Africa and Sudan believes in recruiting and retaining sound professional staff and providing them with opportunities for growth in a stimulating and enabling work environment. 
To strengthen our team, we seek to recruit highly motivated experienced and qualified financial management and audit staff to work in a neighboring country on a long term contract in the following areas:-
  • Improve the systems for accounting and financial reporting in order to achieve better quality accounting and timely financial reporting which comply with cash based International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS).
  • Design standard reporting formats and facilitate the procurement of a suitable off the shelf accounting software.
  • Draft simplified procurement guidelines and standard bidding documents to be used across all the central government ministries, agencies and departments.
  • Build the capacities of government agencies through designing and implementation of effective audit and reporting tools (audit manuals and other audit tools) to enable the Government auditors to conduct audits in a more professional manner.
  • Review the structure of and recommend an appropriate organization structure, and propose job descriptions for the positions identified, for consideration by the Ministry of Finance; The proposed structure should appropriate for delivering the mandate , functions and responsibilities of the Accountant General’s Office
  • Review the current accounting and financial management system across the central government ministries, departments and autonomous agencies such as the parastatals. Upgrade the accounting manuals, chart of accounts and any other guidelines and accounting documents, design suitable financial reporting formats for the budget reports and annual financial statements
  • Design and implement an asset management system for tracking and managing non-financial assets.
  • Develop a medium to long-term training plan and guidelines to train public finance staff to use the new accounting system and reporting formats.
  • Conduct the first phase of the training will cover the updated manual system, including the revised financial reporting formats and the asset management system.
Applicants must possess the following academic and professional Qualifications:
  • At least have a Bachelors Degree in a relevant field.
  • Should be a CPA / ACCA Finalist
  • Have a minimum of five years relevant professional working experience;
  • Age bracket of between 25 – 45 years (No gender preference)
  • Have good understanding of the Accounting Standards;
  • Good personal judgment, initiative, creativity and maturity
  • Must be dynamic & highly motivated,
  • A pro-active, self-starter attributes to operate both individually and as part of a team
  • Superior presentation and excellent oral and written communication skills
If you believe you have the necessary experience and qualifications to work outside Kenya please send us your updated CV quoting the experience gathered in the above areas and where worked and when the work was performed to the address below so as to reach us on or before 23 July 2012.
Engagement partner
Mazars Kenya
The Green House, 3rd Floor, Suite 8
Ngong Road (next to Adams Arcade)
P.O. Box 61120 – 00200

….and quoting the Ref. No.MZ/FM-AUD/004/12 on top of the envlelope or on the subject line. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
“Mazars is an equal opportunity employer”

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