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Job SummaryTo manage one or more aspects of an accounting work within a central accounting unit.
- Financial records, statements and balanced accounts, reconciliations, paid accounts.
RANGE OF ACTIVITIES:
- Supervision the accounts units: Receipts and Payments, Examination Reconciliation and Final Accounts Payments
- Ensures that proper records and accounts are maintained on a daily and long term basis and that sound financial principles, policies and controls are complied with.
- Provision of an accounting service, including revenue and expenditure accounting, and budget preparation.
- Certifies financial statements for various agencies/ministries.
- Ensure that deadlines are kept by the unit and that all periodic and financial reports and records are submitted on time.
- Carries out ad hoc assignments, prepared accounting statements and reports, and respond to audit queries.
- Supervises between two to five accounts staff.
- Performs other related duties.
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
- Candidates must be holding positions at the level of PAS with a minimum of three years' service at that level. They must have at least six years' relevant experience. OR
- Successful completion of: (a) Section parts I, II and III of the ACA or IAI or ACMA examinations or (b) Part I of the final ACIS examination together with three years' relevant experience.
DECISION MAKING, PROBLEM SOLVING AND IMPACT ON RESULTS:
- The job holder would be guided by financial regulations and accounting procedures. Typical problem solving would include charging an expenditure to the wrong head. Correction entails informing Central Bank of the mistake, requesting an adjustment in the bank's records and making similar adjustment in the records of the Local Government Commission.
- Serious errors, financial loss or misuse of funds can result from incorrect decisions or inadequate control.
All financial records including stores of the Commission