8 Aug 2019

Principal Accountant at Kenyatta International Convention Centre

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The Principal Accountant reports to Finance and Accounting Manager


  • Monitoring and evaluating the laid down systems and make recommendations for improving the financial systems
  • Tracking the utilization of capital and operational expenditure against the approved budget and report on the same
  • Confirming the accuracy and completeness of accounts receivables (invoicing, receipting, banking and reconciliations) and reporting on the same as appropriate
  • Identifying and report to the manager, finance of any identified incidences of non- compliance with laid down financial systems and financial risks facing the corporation
  • Liaising with other departments so as to ensure that financial and related regulations are complied with and where applicable give
  • procedural guidance including dealing with any staff enquiries on any payment related enquiries
  • Reviewing the payroll and effect accurate salary payments
  • Preparation and reconciliation of credit reports
  • Ensuring provision of accurate timely reliable financial information
  • Organizing and coordinating responses to audit queries
  • Compliance with the laid down corporation’s policies and procedures


For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-

  • Served in the grade of senior accountant or in a comparable for a minimum period of six (6) years and three (3) years of which should have served in a senior position
  • Bachelor degree in commerce (accounting or finance option) or its equivalent
  • Master’s degree in any of the following:- commerce, accounting, business administration, finance or the equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • Membership to the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) as a CPA (K) in good standing
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in the usage of recognized computer accounting software and common office applications
  • Fulfilled the requirements of chapter six of the constitution.

How to Apply

Applications should be sent under confidential cover and with the envelope clearly marked as per your application Ref. “Ref. KICC/ …… /2019” not later than 12th August, 2019 at 5:00pm to:

The Chief Executive Officer,  Kenyatta International Convention Centre,  P. O. Box 30746-00100,  NAIROBI.

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