The National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) is a State Corporation established under the National Drought Management Authority Act, 2016. The Act mandates the Authority to exercise overall coordination over all matters relating to drought risk management and to establish mechanisms, either on its own or with stakeholders, that will end drought emergencies in Kenya.
Towards realization of its core mandate, NDMA seeks to recruit for the following position to be based in Nairobi or its various stations in drought-prone ASAL counties.
The Accounts Function
The Accounts function entails: – applications of sound principles, systems and techniques in accounting for finances of the Authority, assets, revenue, expenditure and costs, accounting for special funds set up under various statutes; management of accounting information; co-ordination and rationalisation of estimates annual appropriation and fund accounts; cash flow control; and cost analysis.
Job Grade NDMA 6
Position Ref No: NDMA/04/2018
Duties and Responsibilities
This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. Duties and responsibilities will entail:
(i) Preparing vouchers and accounting documents in accordance with the laid down rules and regulations;
(ii) capturing and maintaining primary records such as cash books, ledgers, vote books and registers;
(iii) preparing simple management reports including imprest and expenditure returns; ensuring safe custody of Authority records and assets; and
(iv) Providing cash office services including paying personal and merchant claims.
Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
(i) Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Commerce (Accounting/Finance), Business Administration or its equivalent qualification from a recognised institution.
(ii) Part II of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination or its equivalent qualifications; and
(iii) Proficiency in Computer applications.
How to Apply
1. Interested candidates should send detailed CVs and testimonials with the reference number and title of the position applied for, clearly indicated in the email subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Applications may also be delivered by hand at the Authority’s offices located on the 17th floor of Lonrho House, along Standard Street, Nairobi.
3. Applications may also be mailed to;
The Chief Executive Officer
National Drought Management Authority
P.O. Box 53547 – 00200
Deadline for submission of applications is November, 02 2018 while the ideal start date is January 2, 2019.
Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
NDMA is an equal opportunity employer and does not require applicants to pay money at any stage during the recruitment process.