KCCB Catholic Secretariat Accountant Job in Kenya

The Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops – Catholic Secretariat

1. Introduction: The
KCCB- Catholic Secretariat is the National Administrative, facilitative
and Coordinative arm through which the Kenya Conference of Catholic
Bishops  implements and co-ordinates various Pastoral programs at the
National level and undertakes all those responsibilities which express
the mission of the Catholic Church in Kenya.

It is seeking fill the following key position.

2. Accountant (For Period of six months )


3. Duties  
  • To
    plan, organize and implement accounting operations and objectives;
    coordinates and integrates all activities toward achievement of
    established goals and objectives,
  • To
    ensure all functions and programs under charge are performed within
    established budgetary parameters, to include performing cost control
    activities, monitoring revenues and expenditures, and ensuring sound
    fiscal control;
  • To prepare fiscal documentation regarding accounting activities, e.g., weekly, monthly and annual reports,
  • Maintain and reconcile balance sheet accounts for all funds,
  • To
    plan, manage, coordinate, and implement the year end closing processes
    and procedures for the assigned accounting records; conducts year-end
    closing process; provides information to financial auditors; conducts
    standard internal audits of various accounting records;
  • To
    ensure adherence to generally accepted accounting standards and
    principles; ensures maintenance of proper audit trails and verification
    and reconciliation actions for all processed work,
  • To
    evaluate receipts, expenditure forms, purchase orders, distributions,
    and disbursement orders for the purpose of ensuring compliance with
  • To
    perform verification and reconciliation tasks for invoices/ receipts/
    balances according to department checks and balances procedures,
  •  Ensure proper set up and running of accounting systems,
  • Compilation and combination of financial reports,
  • Preparation of the audit files,
4. Qualifications
  • Has a minimum of CPA K  professional qualification;
  • Excellent MS Excel and Ms Word
  • Proven problem solver with the ability to work in a diverse team environment.
5. Performance Indicators
  • Extent of carrying out duties and responsibility in #3 above.
6. Personal Traits
  • Must have a very clear idea of the Catholic Social Teachings.
Applications should be addressed to:-

General Secretary
Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops -Catholic Secretariat
P.O Box 13475-00800


Applications must reach us on or before 27th July 2016 

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