Accountant Job at Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC)

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi


Job Specifications
The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail:

  • Reconciling and preparing timely reports on all revenues due and collected;
  • Monitoring the fees collection bank accounts;
  • Posting receipt journals/vouchers;
  • Implementing QMS procedures and work instructions;
  • Maintaining bank account details for all contracted professionals;
  • Reconciling the system and manual cash books;
  • Preparation of the monthly expenditure and quarterly treasury performance reports;
  • Preparing tax records and dispatching income tax certificates to customers;
  • Filing PAYE, withholding tax and vat returns;
  • Ensuring timely response to all audit queries;
  • Maintaining investments register;
  • Preparing weekly, monthly quarterly annual revenue reports;
  • Collating estimates for fees and non-fees income, and preparing monthly bank reconciliation;
  • Maintaining imprest ledger and records, report outstanding imprest;
  • Timely processing and management of fuel requests for running national examinations cost and project accounting.

 Person Specifications

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: Finance, Accounts Commerce (Finance Option), Business Administration, Business Management, Economics or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Certified Public Accountant CPA (K) or Association of Certified Chartered Accountant (ACCA);
  • Member of ICPAK;
  • Demonstrated merit in work performance;
  • Proficiency in computer application;
  • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution for successful applicants.

Key Competencies, Skills and Attitudes

  •  Integrity;
  • Communication and reporting skills;
  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Team player

Method of Application


Interested and suitably qualified candidates should fill and submit the Application for Employment Form KNEC 2A – (External applicants) and Application for Employment Form KNEC 2B – (Internal applicants), an application letter, accompanied by certified copies of academic and professional certificates, detailed curriculum vitae giving details of daytime telephone contact, e-mail address, current remuneration (enclose copy of your latest pay slip), names and valid current contacts of three referees, on or before 21st November, 2023 to the address below:

The Chief Executive Officer
Kenya National Examinations Council
New Mitihani House, South C
P.O Box 73598-00200


  • The Council will only contact the shortlisted candidates and canvassing will result in automatic disqualification;
  • Successful applicants offered employment will be required to submit clearance under Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya;
  • KNEC Grade 2 and Grade 3 positions are on 5 year contract terms of service and renewal is subject to performance;
  • KNEC is an Equal opportunity Employer and People Living with Disability, and female candidates are encouraged to apply.