Job Opportunities

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

The position will be responsible for overseeing accounts receivables, creditors’ management, taxation, treasury management and ensuring compliance to the statutory requirements as well as ensuring that internal controls are adequate.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Deputise The Head of Finance
  • Management of credit control function to ensure the revenues are well captured in the system to manage cash flow.
  • Management of creditors to ensure that payments are done in a timely manner.
  • Ensure proper management of funds through preparation of monthly and weekly forecasts to maintain the Institute’s sound liquidity and reputation.
  • Supervise bank reconciliations to ensure data is properly captured and all transactions are in order.
  • Management of fixed assets, policies and procedures to ensure employees have a conducive working environment and customer satisfaction. They can also be used as collateral in case the Institute requires extra funding.
  • Carry out project related financial planning to ensure utilisation of funds.
  • Train and develop departmental staff in liaison with Human Resource through carrying out a training needs assessment to enhance their skills and competence.
  • Deal with external customers such as auditors, banks, service providers and suppliers to ensure compliance and seamless information flow.
  • Ensure all insurance policies are in place to safeguard assets and staff of the Institute.
  • Supervise proper book keeping and filing to ensure all transactions are captured well.
  • Tax planning and management for compliance with the regulator to avoid penalties.

KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: 

  1. Financial Accounting
  2. Management Accounting
  3. Reporting
  4. Taxation
  5. Reconciliation
  6. Budget and Planning
  7. Stakeholder Relationship Management
  8. Computer Literacy
  9. International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 

  1. Five (5) years’ of relevant experience
  2. Bachelor’s degree from a recognised institution
  3. Be a CPA finalist and a Member of ICPAK

Method of Application

Interested candidates are advised to send an Application letter in MS Word format to the email address: recruitment@kim.ac.ke to reach us by 14th July 2021.

In addition, please attach a curriculum vitae that contains details of your qualifications, experience and positions held relevant to this role. Include your day and evening telephone numbers, email address, names and address of three professional referees. 

NB: Late applications will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. KIM is an equal opportunity employer.

 

05 Jul, 2021

Chief Manager (CM) – Testing Laboratory – Deadline: 14/07/2021

Responsible for:

  • Providing technical leadership in provision of testing laboratory service.

Tasks and outputs:

  • Develops functional objectives and implements plans for provision of laboratory testing service.
  • Provide science based consultancy service to support interpretation and application of tax and border control policies.
  • Provides direction and operation guidance for the testing laboratory.
  • Develops, recommends and implements laboratory testing policies and procedures.
  • Directs the evaluation of technological advances and changes in services to support business process improvements.
  • Plan and direct research and development appropriate to laboratory testing function.
  • Preparation and administration of the division budget and monitors implementation of work plan.
  • Set staff performance targets, evaluate performance and monitor staff training and development.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure quality of testing and safety of the work environment.
  • Establish and maintain liaison with relevant government agencies and other organisations on matters related to laboratory testing and technology.
  • Preparation of management reports, and review technical recommendations and correspondences.
  • Performing such other duties as may be assigned.

Skills required:

Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or related field.
  • Masters degree will be an added advantage.

Minimum years of experience

  • At least seven (7) years relevant experience with three (3) years at middle managerial level.

Competencies required for this Role:

  • Strong leadership and management skills.
  • Strong organisational and planning skills with the ability to prioritise.
  • Strong research, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with third parties and staff.
  • Excellent decision making capabilities.
  • Resilient, focused and results oriented.
  • Motivated, dynamic and dedicated team player.
  • Broad knowledge of chemistry, good knowledge in the Harmonized System (HS) Nomenclature and familiar with relevant tax laws and related regulations.
  • Demonstrate ability to interpret scientific concepts, formulate and implement scientific programs and solutions to support administration of tax and related policies.

Apply Via https://www.kra.go.ke/en/careers/1294-chief-manager-cm-testing-laboratory?utm

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