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May 30, 2017

Agricultural Finance Corporation Accountant Job in Kenya

The Agricultural Finance Corporation [AFC] is a state Corporation whose objective is to provide quality and sustainable customer focused financial services for the development of the agricultural sector in Kenya. 

In order to achieve this objective, the Corporation seeks to recruit a qualified and experienced professional in the following area: -

Accountant
 
Supervise branch accounting operations to ensure accountability and enforcement of internal checks and controls in line with established procedures.
 
 
Responsibilities
  1. Safeguard and maintain the Corporation’s assets in the branch to ensure all the assets are properly utilized and accounted;
  2. Supervise receipt of all cash collections in the branch and ensure that banking receipting of these monies to ensure accountability and audit trail of all branch collections;
  3. Review and confirm accuracy of client accounts to ensure an up to date record of loan accounts in the branch;
  4. Participate and provide secretarial services in the branch Loans Committee, Branch Arrears Committee, Disposal of Old Assets and Branch Staff committee so as to ensure accurate recording of proceedings and follow up of actions;
  5. Participate in the preparation and implementation of the branch annual plans and budgets to ensure the branch realizes its targets;
  6. Supervise the preparation of weekly imprest claims and monthly reconciliations of imprest, collections and Mpesa accounts to ensure accountability of branch cash collections;
  7. Monitor and analyze the branch expenditure and variances and recommendations to the branch manager on areas of improvement;
  8. Verify the transmittal cash book, create a batch in the equinox banking system so as to ensure all the daily cash operations balances;
  9. Check the Mpesa transactions sheet and cash book on daily basis so as to ensure accountability of Mpesa operations;
  10. Ensure all the overnight cash are accounted for and safely kept in the safe so as to ensure safety of Corporation’s money;
  11. Manage the settlement of supplier’s invoices and payments in a timely manner and in line with established procedures;
  12. Prepare discharge of charge upon clearance of loan balances by the clients so as to ensure timely release of securities;
  13. Supervise the branch registry in order to ensure all the branch files are serially kept for ease of retrieval;
  14. Apply parallel credit balances daily to their respective accounts which are in arrears so as to update the accounts in order to reflect the true status at any given time;
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or its equivalent from a recognized university
  • Certified Public Accountant CPA II or its equivalent
  • A minimum of 3 years relevant work experience preferably in a financial institution
Other skills
  • A demonstrable ability to drive organizational value through the implementation of appropriate and diligent financial management practices;
  • Have demonstrated personal integrity;
  • Strong leadership and management skills;
  • Problem solving , analytical and orientation to detail skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to make critical and timely decisions in a highly sensitive environment;
  • Familiarity with the Public Sector financial accounting principles and procedures;
  • Must be computer literate.
How to Apply

Successful candidates will be offered competitive salary and benefits package.

Applications with detailed curriculum vitae including three referees with their current telephone contacts, copies of certificates and testimonials should be addressed to: -

The Managing Director
Agricultural Finance Corporation
Development House 7th Floor, Moi Avenue
P.O. Box 30367 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi

Closing date for applications is 3rd June 2016 at 5.00 pm.

AFC is an equal opportunity Employer. 

Lack of inclusions of all details as sought for or any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. 

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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