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  • Posted: May 13, 2024
    Deadline: May 23, 2024
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    Kenya Airways, the leading African airline flying to more African destinations than any other carrier, takes pride in being at the forefront of connecting Africa to the world and the World to Africa through its hub Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

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    Payroll Accountant

    Brief Description

    Job Purpose Statement: This role purpose is to process accurately and in a timely manner the group payrolls to ensure staff are paid in accordance with the contractual and statutory obligations and enforce effective internal controls and efficiency within payroll for accurate accounting of staff costs.

    Detailed Description

    • Process group payroll to ensure staff are correctly paid and in time incompliance with contractual obligation
    • Prepare all internal dues computations for completeness and accuracy before payment to ensure staff are paid within 4 working days after receipt of all relevant information.
    • Implementation of collective bargain agreements and other company policies as regards staff emoluments to ensure staff are paid in accordance with the applicable CBA and company policies.
    • Reconcile monthly payroll headcount and leave valuation to HR master database, departmental budgets and station returns and report on all payroll variances to facilitate accurate accountability and prevent loss by the company.
    • Prepare reconciliations monthly for all the payroll accounts and obtain credible explanations and reasons for all reconciling items to prevent and detect errors and frauds.
    • Prepare control accounts and follow up the resolution of reconciling items monthly to ensure accuracy and completeness of the accounts.
    • To provide management with information and analysis to be used during collective bargaining with KALPA, KAWU or as may be requested and other industrial financial matters to assist management in decision making.
    • Preparation, reporting and submission of payroll information and statistics to management for decision making.
    • Facilitate the registration of staff with government relevant bodies like NHIF, NSSF and KRA and check for compliance with RBA regulations for staff contributions to provident fund scheme to prevent penalties and interests from the authorities.
    • Prepare and file monthly and annual returns to ensure compliance with statutory requirements i.e. NHIF Act, NSSF Act, KRA
    • Prepare audit schedules for both internal and external auditors during audits to ensure audit is done and completed within the time stipulated.

    Job Requirements

    • University Degree in relevant field
    • CPA II or equivalent accounting qualifications
    • At least 3 years of relevant experience in a busy environment
    • Thorough knowledge of income tax laws, labour laws and other statutory laws affecting payroll
    • Knowledge of oracle or similar ERP system
    • Good Working knowledge of MS Office and Excel in particular

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    UAS Flight and Ground Instructor

    Brief Description

     The candidate will be responsible for the overall direction and performance of the UAS operations during ground and Flight training including mission planning, execution and briefing, debriefing, aircrew resource management, ground and flight safety. The instructors must have an understanding of and comply with KCAA Regulations applicable to the airspace where the UAS operates. The instructor is the Pilot-in-Command of the ATO’s Unmanned Aerial Vehicles during training.

    Detailed Description

    Principal Accountabilities (Responsibility)

    • An instructor’s primary duty is the safe and effective operation of the UAS in accordance with the manufacturers' approved flight manual, KCAA regulations and company policy and procedures. He/ She must remain knowledgeable of all KCAA regulations; UAS manufacturer's flight manual and bulletins and company policy and procedures.
    • Instruct students in curriculum using current instructional strategies appropriate to the subject matter to assure highest quality for both ground and flight instruction.
    • Ensure syllabus, supply list and lesson plans are current prior to each class taught.
    • Prepare and distribute syllabi which inform students about course requirements, grading requirements, testing assignments, attendance policy, and other information for each course assigned.
    • Organize concepts to be taught in a logical and understandable manner covering all objectives outlined in the course syllabus and use appropriate assessment tools to ensure learning.
    • Prepare, administer, and grade assignments and examinations in a timely manner to inform students about their progress. Submit and maintain accurate records of grades and attendance.
    • Defines, plans, organizes coordinates and executes flight plans, schedules airspace resources and other aspects of flight operations.
    • Utilizes various manuals such as the UAS User manuals and guides and other documents and reports to ascertain factors such as aircraft weight and balance, fuel supply, route, schedule, and mechanical reliability.
    • Develop and verify procedures for use with new aircraft features and participates in the development of operational and safety procedures and training syllabus coursework.
    • Maintenance of the UAS equipment and related equipment.
    • Provide technical and operational expertise for training hardware and software development, testing, and utilization.
    • Maintain current UAS certifications and other professional certifications as an instructor.
    • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

    Job Requirements

    Qualification (Minimum)  

    • Diploma in any field.
    • KCAA or any ICAO Contracted state Remote Pilot License (Multirotor or Fixed Wing).
    • KCAA or any ICAO Contracted state Instructors Rating.
    • Valid Kenyan Driving License.
    • Additional UAS type rating and Knowledge in UAS applications such as use of drones for inspections, geological mapping, aerial photography surveys construction; utilities, pipeline, etc. are an added advantage.
    • 1 year experience in training in UAS.
    • At least 50 logged in flight hours.

    Additional Details

    Other Skills

    • Relevant understanding of current KCAA UAS Regulations.
    • Good computer skills.
    • Ability identify and implement engaging teaching methods. Experience with online modalities preferred.
    • Legible handwriting.
    • Must demonstrate effective people skills, communication skills and professionalism such as prepared, reliable, responsible, punctual, etc.)
    • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain confidentiality and deal with crisis situations in an appropriate manner.
    • Must exercise tact, good judgment and sensitivity both in-person and on the telephone.

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