Monday, 22 April 2013

Media Council of Kenya Finance Manager Job Vacancy

The Media Council of Kenya is an independent national institution established by the Media Act, 2007 as the leading institution in the regulation of media and in the conduct and discipline of journalists. 
The Council seeks to fill the following vacant position:

Finance Manager  
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
Purpose of the Job: Management of the Council’s finances, the financial systems, planning of financial services, monitoring expenditures and enforcing financial compliance.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Design, implement and review financial management policies, systems and procedures to ensure efficient and effectives accounting and finance processes;
  • Responsible for preparation of annual budgets and financial projections;
  • Responsible for timely preparation of accurate Management Accounts and Financial Statements/Reports;
  • Monitor the financial performance and cash flows of the Council, advice on matters arising and propose remedial measures where appropriate;
  • Responsible for compliance matters in regards to taxation and statutory requirements;
  • In liaison with the Human Resource and Administration Manager ensure proper payroll management and salary administration;
  • Facilitate external and internal audits and ensure effective implementation of audit recommendations;
  • Advise management with regard to financial matters;
  • Effective supervision of Departmental staff;
  • Undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the level of responsibility of this role.
Academic/ Professional Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting or Finance option from a recognised institution.
  • Must have at least CPA (K) or its acceptable equivalent.
  • Five (5) years working experience in a similar position.
  • Experience especially in the public sector will be an added advantage.
  • Be proficient in any of the automated accounting computer packages such as pastel, Quick Books, ERP systems (SAP, Navision) etc.
  • Those that have relevant Masters Degree are encouraged to apply.
Applicants meeting above qualifications should send their applications giving full details of their age, qualifications, experience, present and expected remuneration, full contact address including daytime telephone number, detailed C.V, copies of certificates and testimonials and contact details of three referees.
Applications should indicate position applied for including the reference number and addressed to:
The Chief Executive Officer
Media Council of Kenya
P.O. Box 43132- 00100
Applications can also be sent via E-mail:
Or hand deliver applications to: Media Council of Kenya, Ground Floor, British American Insurance Centre at Mara/Ragati Road Junction in Upper Hill.
So as to reach not later than 3rd May 2013.
NB: Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.


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