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Job Reference NumberV/No. 20/2023
Number of Posts One (1)
Terms of Service Five (5) years contract
Work Station NAIROBI
Date registered22-Sep-2023
Opening Date of Advert22-Sep-2023
Closing Date of Advert6-Oct-2023
-Job Purpose:
- The job holder will be responsible for providing strategic leadership and direction in financial analysis and oversight, manage and implement financial operations including budgeting, accounting, and reimbursement.
- Reporting Responsibilities
- The job holder is responsible to the Director, Kenya Judiciary Academy
- Area of Deployment:
- Kenya Judiciary Academy Secretariat, (KJA).
- For appointment to this grade, the applicant must have the following minimum qualifications:
- i.A Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines; Commerce (Accounting
-Finance option), Economics, Finance or any other recognized equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
- ii.A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines; Commerce (Accounting-Finance option), Economics, Finance or any other recognized equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
- iii.Certified Public Accountants (CPA K) or Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) or Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
- iv.Registered member of good standing of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or any other recognized professional body;
- v.A certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Program or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
- vi.Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
- vii.Proficiency in computer applications; and
- viii.Meet the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.
- Experience:
- Minimum twelve (12) years’ relevant work-experience with at least six (6) years in Middle Level Management.
Duties and Responsibilities
-i.Ensure timely compliance with financial and fiduciary obligations of the Judiciary namely Statutory Financial Reports, quarterly statutory reports, tax compliance and proper interpretation and implementation of financial regulations and procedures;
- ii.Allocation and monitoring of funds to all identified and approved A.I.E holders and spending units based on approved activities;
- iii.Advice the Chief Registrar on administration of complementary funding from development partners, including development and execution of budgets;
- iv.Oversee the proper maintenance of inventory on all bank accounts within the approved signatories;
- v.Advice the Director, Kenya Judiciary Academy on regulatory matters concerning public finance;
- vi.Coordinate the development of appropriate financial information management systems;
- vii.Coordinate and administer the Academy budget and ensure timely and effective implementation of programmes and activities;
- viii.Safeguarding assets and records in the finance and accounting units;
- ix.Lead the preparation of the KJA budget, medium term and annual estimates for presentation to Judicial Service Commission and the National Assembly;
- x.Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual analytical;
- xi.Expenditure reports to be presented to Management and JSC and Controller of Budgets and National Treasury in accordance with Section 83 of the PFMA 2012;
- xii.Prepare responses on audit queries and implementation status report on action recommended by the Public Accounts Committee; and
- xiii.Ensure integrity and consistence in the recording and reporting of financial reports
- Job Core Competencies:
- i.Strategic Leadership and Good Interpersonal Skills
- ii.Strategic outlook and strong decision making abilities; and
- iii.Ability to develop and maintain multiple stakeholder partnerships.
- iv.Excellent written and Oral Communication Skills;
- v.Analytical and Negotiation Skills;
- vi.Organizational and Planning Skills;
- vii.Confidentiality and Integrity;
- viii.Attention to details and accuracy;
- ix.Time Management and the ability to prioritize work; and
- x.Research and Data Management Skills.
Important Information
- Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by: -
- Filling an Online Application for Employment Form available at the JSC jobs portal: www.jsc.go.ke_careers. Applicants should upload soft copies of the following documents to the online application-
- (a)A letter of application;
- (b)A detailed and updated curriculum vitae, to include background information such as past employment record (if any).
- (c)Names of three (3) referees; two (2) professional referee and one (1) character reference;
- (d)Copies of National Identity Card (I.D), Passport or any other relevant identifiable legal documents;
- (e)Copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials and academic transcripts;
- Successful candidates will be required to submit valid copies of clearance certificates from the following bodies: -
- •Kenya Revenue Authority
- •Higher Education Loans Board
- •Directorate of Criminal Investigation
- •Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
- •A recognized Credit Reference Bureau; and
- •Clearance from relevant professional body.
- Applicants MUST take note that it is a criminal offence to provide false information and documents in the job application and the same will be verified by relevant bodies.
- The application must reach the Commission NOT LATER THAN 6TH OCTOBER 2023 AT 5.00PM
- Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
- The Judicial Service Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and selects candidates on merit through fair and open competition from the widest range of eligible candidates.
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