Job vacancy at KEFRI for Fixed Asset Accountant in Kenya September 2013

Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) is a State Corporation established in 1986 with obligation to undertake forest research, generate and promote improved technologies for sustainable management, conservation and development of forest and allied natural resources.
The Institute wishes to recruit dynamic, result-oriented and self driven persons to fill the vacant position below:
Fixed Asset Accountant

JG: RF 9

1 Position
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for recording the Institute’s newly acquired fixed assets, tracking existing assets, recording depreciation and accounting for the disposal of fixed assets.
  • Maintain the Institute’s Fixed Asset Register
  • Create and monitor a system of controls, procedures and forms for the recording of fixed assets.
  • Prepare, compute fixed asset balances for compilation of the Institute’s Final Accounts
  • Recommend to management any update to accounting policies related to fixed assets all the institutes.
  • Assign tag numbers to fixed assets
  • Record fixed assets acquisitions and disposals in the accounting systems
  • Track the compilation of Project costs into fixed assets and close out those accounts once related.
  • Review and update the detailed schedule of fixed assets and accumulated depreciation
  • Conduct periodic physical inventory counts of fixed assets
  • Reconcile the balance in the fixed asset subsidiary ledger to the summary level account in the general ledger
  • Conduct analyses related to fixed assets as requested by management.
Requirements for Appointment
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in Fixed Asset Accounting
  • Part II of the Certified Public Accountant of Kenya
  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Accounting/ Finance option ) or equivalent
  • Computer literacy.
  • Knowledge in Accpacc Accounting System will be an added advantage.
 How to Apply
Applications with detailed CV, current remuneration, copies of certificates and day time telephone contact should be sent to the following address:
The Director
Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI)
P.O. Box 20412-00200
Nairobi
All applications should be received on or before Friday 27th September, 2013.
Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
KEFRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
KEFRI is ISO 14001:2004 Certified



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