Posted 2 months ago
  1. Job Purpose

The Airport Accountant will be responsible for financial planning, control and efficient utilization of financial resources in the airport.

  • Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Overseeing accurate and prompt processing of staff and vendor payment and reconciliations;
  • Coordinating annual internal and external audits for the department;
  • Ensuring that the existing internal controls are working and being adhered to by all;
  • Ensuring compliance with tax legislations and statutory deductions enforced in Kenya;
  • Coordinating the physical verification of non- current assets and work in progress and ensuring accurate asset register is maintained;
  • Overseeing the adherence of all procedures, policies and standards on the processing, management and reporting of non-current asset, taxation, staff payments and general ledger;
  • Communicating tariff changes and associated system changes to sales officers for compliance; and
  • Billing, processing of all transactions accurately and promptly.
  • Key Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting from a recognized institution
  • Professional qualifications in Finance or Accounting, CPA(K) or equivalent qualification  
  • Member of Institute of Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (ICPAK) or related professional body and in good standing
  • Minimum period of eight (8) years relevant work experience, three (3) of which must be in a managerial/supervisory position
  • Proficiency in Computer Applications
  • Skills and Competencies

Teamwork, good communication, interpersonal, supervisory and analytical skills

Terms and Conditions of Service                      

The Corporation Secretary and General Manager positions shall be for a three (3) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory performance or attainment of mandatory retirement age whichever happens earlier. The other positions will be on permanent and pensionable terms as per the provisions of the Authority’s Human Resource Policy and Procedures Manual.

Documents to be submitted by the Applicants

Application letter should be accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), a daytime phone contact, email address, email and telephone contacts of three (3) referees and copies of academic and relevant professional certificates.

Kindly note that prospective applicants can only apply for a single position which they consider themselves most suitable. Multiple applications for different positions will not be considered.

Application Criteria

The full details of the advertisement can be accessed onKAA Website under Careers Section for detailed job descriptions, requirements for appointment and instructions on how to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit the following clearance certificates as per the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010:

(i) Police Clearance Certificate from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations

(ii) Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)

(iii) Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

(iv) Clearance from the Ethics & Anti-corruption Authority (EACC)

(v) Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

The clearance certificates should be valid and current.

The self-declaration Form from EACC should indicate the respective position that is being applied for.

Only shortlisted and successful candidates shall be contacted. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to provide original National Identity Card, Academic and Professional Certificates during the interview.

Submission of Applications

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications via electronic mail [email protected]  or in hard copy quoting the Job Reference on the Email title line or on the envelope to:.

Managing Director / CEO

Kenya Airports Authority

KAA Head Office, Airport North Road

P. O Box 19001-00501, Nairobi Kenya.

To be considered, your application must be received not later than Monday, 21st August, 2023 at 5.00pm East African Time addressed to the contact provided above.

KAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, Persons with Disabilities, Minority & Marginalized Groups are encouraged to apply.

Canvasing in any form or failure to attach any of the stipulated documents shall lead to automatic disqualification.


  1. Candidates who had applied for the positions of General Manager, Marketing & Business Development as per the advertisement dated 23rd July, 2021 and the September, 2021 and are still interested are encouraged to re – apply.
  2. Candidates who had applied for the positions advertised internally on 8th March, 2023 and are still interested are encouraged to re – apply.
  3. All advertisements of 23rd July, 2021, 28th September, 2021 and 8th March, 2023 have been voided.

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