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  • Posted: Apr 28, 2021
    Deadline: May 12, 2021
  • The current rail network in Kenya is the metre gauge commonly referred to as 'The Lunatic Line’. It was initially named the 'Uganda Railway’ after its destination. Its construction began in the Port city of Mombasa in 1896 and was completed in 1901 at the lines terminus in Kisumu. Operations on the line commenced in 1903. The Lunatic Line links K...
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    General Manager, Finance

    Ref: KRBR101

    Reports to the Managing Director, will be responsible for overseeing and directing the corporation’s financial goals and objectives in support of the corporation strategic direction. Overseeing the operations of Finance & Accounting divisions

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Developing the Corporation's budget and continuously monitor and evaluate its implementation;
    2. Giving oversight to the Corporation financial affairs and advise the Corporation on financial planning strategies and policies;
    3. Ensuring effective and efficient management of the Corporation's Resources including Finances and Assets;
    4. Ensuring the provision of meaningful, accurate and prompt financial and management accounts and reports to the Managing Director and the Board;
    5. Negotiating with banks , donors and development partners for appropriate support;
    6. Participating in the development and review of the Corporation's strategic plan;
    7. Ensuring compliance with Public Financial Management Act, IPSAS and IFRS and ISO Standards and legal and regulatory policies;
    8. Construct and monitor reliable control systems;

    Requirements for the job

    1. Master's Degree in any of the following: Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration, or their equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    2. Bachelor's Degree in either Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    3. A Minimum of twelve (12) years relevant work experience and at least five (5) in a management role in the Public Service or Private Sector;
    4. Certified Public Accountants (K)
    5. Membership and in good standing of a relevant professional body/Institution; (ICPAK)
    6. Certificate in Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    7. vii) Proficiency in computer applications;
    8. viii) Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

    An attractive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and responsibilities of the position will be negotiated with the right candidate.

    Method of Application

    A free inside look at Kenya Railways' salaries

    When applying, quote the Job reference number on the envelope and application letter.

    Interested and qualified candidates MUST complete the Kenya Railways application form KR/HR/08, attach their testimonials, certificates, copy of their National Identification Card (ID) and Curriculum Vitae (CV).

    In compliance with the Chapter Six of the Constitution, attach the following documents:

    1. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)
    2. Clearance/Compliance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
    3. Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
    4. Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
    5. Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

    Applications to be addressed to the:

    Managing Director,
    Kenya Railways,
    P.O. Box 30121, 00100,

    To be received by Wednesday, 12th May, 2021.

    Note: Only the short listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.


    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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