KCCB Catholic Secretariat Accountant Job Vacancy in Kenya

The Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops – Catholic Secretariat

1. Introduction

The KCCB- Catholic Secretariat is the National Administrative, facilitative and Coordinative arm through which the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops implements and co-ordinates various Pastoral programs at the National level and undertakes all those responsibilities which express the mission of the Catholic Church in Kenya.

It is seeking to recruit an outstanding, dynamic and results oriented individual to fill the following key position.

Position Title: Accountant

2. Overall Purpose of the Job

Maintenance of financial records, budgets, monitoring and reporting on donor project funds

3. Duties

a) To plan, organize and implement accounting operations and objectives; coordinates and integrates all activities toward achievement of established goals and objectives,

b) To ensure all functions and programs under charge are performed within established budgetary parameters, to include performing cost control activities, monitoring revenues and expenditures, and ensuring sound fiscal control;

c) To prepare fiscal documentation regarding accounting activities, e.g., weekly, monthly and annual reports,

d) Maintain and reconcile balance sheet accounts for all funds,

e) To plan, manage, coordinate, and implement the year end closing processes and procedures for the assigned accounting records; conducts year-end closing process; provides information to financial auditors; conducts standard internal audits of various accounting records;

f) To ensure adherence to generally accepted accounting standards and principles; ensures maintenance of proper audit trails and verification and reconciliation actions for all processed work,

g) To evaluate receipts, expenditure forms, purchase orders, distributions, and disbursement orders for the purpose of ensuring compliance with policies,

h) To perform verification and reconciliation tasks for invoices/ receipts/ balances according to department checks and balances procedures,

i) Ensure proper set up and running of accounting systems,

j) Preparation, Compilation and combination of financial reports as per guidelines,

k) Preparation of the audit files

4. Qualifications

  • Has a Bachelor Degree in relevant field from a recognized university (Accounting / Finance / Commerce).
  • Has a minimum of CPA K professional qualification.
  • 3 – 4 Years of Experience in a similar role.
  • Excellent MS Excel and MS Word
  • Knowledge of having handled an accounting program e.g. pastel

5. Performance Indicators

Extent of carrying out duties and responsibility in #3 above

6. Personal Traits

  • Proven problem solver with the ability to work in a diverse team environment.
  • Has good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good organizational Skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills in English
  • A good knowledge of social teachings of the Church and Ethical principles
  • Integrity
  • Analytical skills
  • Confidentiality
  • Result oriented
  • Attention to details

7. Job Grade and Remuneration

  • The position will be placed at Job Grade 6 with a remuneration of Kshs. 1,158,348 per year

8. The qualified candidate should be ready to report immediately

9. All applications must be done via email

Applications should be addressed to:-

General Secretary
Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops – General Secretariat
P.O Box 13475-00800


Applications MUST reach us on or before 16th September 2022 at 5.00pm.