Thursday, July 1, 2010

Kenya Power & Lighting Company Limited (KPLC) Jobs in Kenya

Applications are invited from interested and qualified persons for the following vacancies with The Kenya Power & Lighting Company Limited.

1. Accountant
(15 Posts)
Job Ref:- HR: KPLC1/5CB/3-165

Duties & Responsibilities

Reporting to Senior Accountants, the successful candidates will be allocated duties covering:

* Managing vending operations by third parties and coordinating banking of revenue due.
* Processing payments for both foreign and local suppliers.
* Remittance of statutory deduction to respective agencies.
* Preparation and execution of letters of credit (LCs).
* Preparation of recurrent budgets.
* Reconciliation of stores balances.
* Projection of cash flows.
* Monitoring maturity schedules for project loans.
* Advising management on investment opportunities pertaining to surplus funds.
* Maintaining and reconciling financial information pertaining to donor funded projects.
* Verifying stock counts including stock valuation and related stock movement in consultation with supplies function.
* Maintenance of revenue accounting records.
* Performing any other duties as may be assigned.

Appointment Requirements

* A Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or other equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.
* Registration with relevant professional bodies will be an added advantage.
* At least CPA part II (Section 3&4) or other comparable qualifications from recognized institutions.
* At least four (4) years relevant work experience in Finance or related function
* Assertive and team player.
* Good interpersonal and communication skills.
* IT user skills.

Alternatively

* Possession of CPA (K) or other equivalent qualifications from recognized institutions.
* Registration as a member with institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or other relevant professional bodies.
* At least five (5) years work experience in Finance or related Function.
* Assertive and team player.
* Good interpersonal and communication skills.
* IT user skills.

2. Accountant (Trainee)
(5 Posts)
Job Ref:- HR: KPLC1/5CB/3-166

Duties & Responsibilities

Reporting to Accountants, the successful candidates will be allocated duties covering:

* Coordinating banking and revenue collection.
* Reconciling suppliers ledger accounts
* Preparation of Annual Accounts.
* Preparation of remittance of statutory deduction to respective agencies.
* Reconciliation of stores balances.
* Preparation of cash flows.
* Preparation of maturity schedules for project loans.
* Maintaining records for donor funded projects.
* Monitoring stock records counts and stock movements in consultation with supplies function.
* Performing any other duties as may be assigned.

Appointment Requirements

* A Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or other equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.
* Possession of at least CPA Part I (Section 1&2) or other comparable qualifications.
* At least one (1 ) year working experience in Finance or related Function.
* IT user skills.

Alternatively

* Possession of CPA (K) or other comparable professional qualifications from recognized institutions.
* At least one (1 ) year working experience in Finance or related Function.
* IT user skills.

3. Procurement Officer (2 Posts)
Job Ref:- HR: KPLC1/5CB/3-189

Duties & Responsibilities

Reporting to Senior Procurement Officers, the successful candidates will be responsible for:

* Implementing procurement policies and procedures.
* Undertaking procurement planning for material needs.
* Preparing and processing tender and quotation documents.
* Evaluating tenders in liason with line functions.
* Processing import declaration forms and letters of credit.
* Facilitating payment to suppliers.
* Monitoring and ensuring delivery of goods per contract.
* Performing any other duties as may be assigned.

Appointment Requirements

* A Bachelors Degree in Commerce/Business/Economics or other equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.
* At least four (4) years relevant work experience in Supplies or related function.
* Assertive and team player
* Good interpersonal and communication skills.
* IT user skills.

Interested persons should send their applications, CVs, Copies of Certificates and relevant testimonials, reliable telephone contact and names of three referees to:

Chief Manager, Human Resources & Administration
The Kenya Power & Lighting Company Ltd.
PO Box 30099-00100
Nairobi, Kenya.
(Quote job reference on the envelope).

Applicants may also email copies of their applications and scanned copies of their
testimonials to recruitment@kplc.co.ke so as to reach not later than Friday 16th July 2010.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

The Kenya Power & Lighting Company Limited is an equal opportunity employer.