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  • Posted: Mar 28, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    The Kenya Power & Lighting Company Limited, Staff Retirement Benefits Scheme 2006 ("the Scheme”) was established on 1 July 2006, following the closure of the Defined Benefits (DB) Scheme on 30th June 2006. As a Defined Contributions Scheme, the Scheme is managed by a Board of Trustees whose membership is divided equally between Sponsor nominated Trustees and Member nominated Trustees. The administrative functions of the Scheme are undertaken by the Secretariat of the Defined Benefits Scheme in an arrangement whereby the DC Scheme pays an administrative fee to the DB Scheme. The Scheme was established by the Sponsor with the main objective being to provide benefits to employees (members) upon retirement or to their dependents in the event of death in service.
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    Assistant Finance Officer

    Job Description

    The role is responsible for receiving and banking all cash receipts, petty cash management and maintenance of accounting records. The role holder will also provide support to the Finance Officers.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Qualification: Bachelors Degree
    • Experience: 1 year(s)

    Key Responsibilities

    • Undertake proper accounting for the schemes and ensure correct apportioning of costs as per budgets
    • Ensure timely submission of inputs for processing of financial information.
    • Carry out bank reconciliations.
    • Review general ledger to detect non-budgeted expenditures and investigate to determine corrections/
    • Keep a record of the fixed assets and update it regularly.
    • Handles any requests for budgetary information.
    • Assist in providing relevant information/reports to external auditors.
    • Receive invoices, ensure they have proper supporting documentation and record them in the system.
    • Record all payments and receipts in ledgers.
    • Prepare vouchers for approved payments.
    • Facilitate release of cheques to customers and dispatch of payroll.
    • Maintain the accounting registry.
    • Responsible for petty cash and imprest management including maintenance of petty cash records and co
    • Ensure accurate and timely computation and remittance of statutory requirements.
    • Prepare weekly and monthly reports on payables and expenses.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Bachelors Degree or an equivalent in bachelor of commerce (accounting/finance option) from accredited and recognized institution.
    • Expertise in budgeting and budgetary controls and procedures for financial reporting.
    • Proficiency in IT
    • Interpersonal and cross-cultural skills, including ability to build collaborative relationships with sensitivity to diversity/inclusion.
    • Creativity and innovation skills.
    • Action oriented and demonstrated ability to manage priorities
    • Quality focus and attention to detail.
    • Professionalism and integrity in line with Kenya Power Pension Fund values
    • Good oral and written communication skills.
    • Critical and analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
    • Personal motivation and drive exhibited through commitment to hard work, continuous improvement, and achievement of goals.
    • Good customer relationship management skills (internal and external customers).
    • Risk awareness and focus - demonstrate understanding of risk management practices, standards and regulatory requirements.

    Deadline: Friday, April 14, 2023

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Power Pension Fund (KPPF) on to apply

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