PSASB Accounting Standards Director Job in Kenya 2019

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Our Client, the Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (PSASB), is a semi-autonomous state agency which was established by the Public Finance Management (PFM) Act No. 18 of 24th July, 2012 and was gazetted by the Cabinet Secretary, The National Treasury on 28th February, 2014.

The Board is mandated to provide frameworks and set standards for the development and management of accounting and financial and internal audit systems for all state organs and public entities.

The Board now invites applications from competent individuals to fill the following vacant position:

Director, Accounting Standards

Grade ASB 2

Job Ref: EHC/1188/19

Terms of Service: Contract of Three (3) years renewable subject to satisfactory performance.

Overall Responsibility: The Director, Accounting Standards will be a member of senior management team.

He/She will be answerable to the Chief Executive Officer and be in charge of the accounting standards for state organs and public entities in corroboration with International Accounting Standards Board and International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board in ensuring quality of IFRS and IPSAS.

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Director, Accounting Standards will support the organization by:

  • Corroborating with International Accounting Standards Board and International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board in ensuring quality of IFRS and IPSAS.
  • Leading in research and publication thereof of materials that promote the activities of the organization.
  • Monitoring and evaluation role to ensure that the standards are effectively adopted and implemented by all reporting entities and recommend any necessary actions for improvement.
  • Developing learning materials, publications and lead in training and capacity building of standards promulgated by the organization.
  • Developing and implementing a roadmap for migration to accrual basis of accounting for public sector entities.

Person Profile:

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –

  • Must have served for a minimum cumulative period of eight (8) years in Finance, Accounting or Auditing or related field in a reputable organization three (3) years of which should be at a senior management position.
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Finance, Accounting Auditing or related field from a recognized institution.
  • Must be a holder of CPA/ACCA, and CIA or CIFA or equivalent qualification.
  • Must be a full member in good standing of a relevant Professional body
  • A Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Auditing, Business Administration or related field from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
  • Must have thorough knowledge and understanding of International Accounting Standards and hands on experience in their application.
  • Have demonstrated a high standard of professional competence and managerial capabilities.
  • Must have experience in organizing, designing, implementing training and capacity building programs in international accounting standards.
  • Must meet all the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution on Leadership and Integrity.

Candidates will be required to satisfy or initiate the process of complying with the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 including:

  • Certificate of good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (CID)
  • Valid Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Clearance for the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Clearance from the Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

How to Apply

Candidates who meet the requirements of the positions should submit their applications quoting reference number of the vacancy on the email subject/envelope together with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, stating their current remuneration, expected salary, email address, telephone contacts to the following email address:

OR by hand delivery to the address below during official working hours.

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Applications should be made on or before close of business on Tuesday 5th March 2019.

Applicants are also expected to provide full contacts details and email contacts of three references.

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