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Job Description

The National Council for Population and Development (NCPD) is a Semi-Autonomous Government Agency in the Ministry of Devolution and Planning. The Council seeks to fill a vacant position of Deputy Director Finance and Accounts-NCPD 3.


Reporting to: Director Corporate Services.


Job purpose

The job holder provides strategic leadership in the establishment and enforcement of accounting methods, policies and principles; coordinates financial management and control systems; and guides the Council on financial matters.


Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  1. Analyzing and reporting on financial performance
  2. Coordinates development, implementation and review of the division’s strategic plan and directing financial planning.
  • Researching and interpreting accounting policies so as to provide sound financial support and insights to enable the council make sound decisions.
  1. Managing financial reporting of the Council which includes quarterly reports and donor/partners financial reports
  2. Managing and overseeing compliance with statutory requirements.
  3. Managing the External Auditor relationship
  • Managing and overseeing the council's banking arrangements
  • Advising and implementing best practice methods to increase revenue and reduce costs
  1. Risk Management to ensure the Council has a solid risk framework in place for the division.
  2. Prepare reports on financial statements, project budgets and Donor/GOK
  3. Coach, mentor staff.
Job Specification

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have at least the following qualifications:-

  1. Master’s degree in Business Administration (Accounting/Finance option); Economics, Finance, Commerce or equivalent;
  2. Bachelor’s degree in Commerce/Business Administration/Finance/Accounts or related;
  • Attended a Strategic Leadership Development Programme/Course lasting not less not than four (4) weeks or its equivalent;
  1. CPA or ACCA finalist,CPAK
  2. Nine (9) years of relevant work experience, five (5) of which must be at managerial level;
  3. Shown merit and ability in work performance and results;
  • Be a member of a relevant professional body in good standing
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and accounting packages and ERP


No Sought
Advert Ref
Aug 2021