Senior Accountant (Payables) Job at Kenya Literature Bureau (KLB)

Senior Accountant (Payables) Job at Kenya Literature Bureau (KLB),

Senior Accountant (Payables) Job at Kenya Literature Bureau (KLB)

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Kenya Literature Bureau (KLB) is established under Kenya Literature Bureau Act, Cap 209 of 1980 with the mandate to publish, print, and disseminate literary, educational, cultural and scientific books and other materials. KLB is the leading publisher in East Africa and is home to some of the world’s top authors, researchers and experts in book publishing and…

Senior Accountant (Payables)

Job Ref HR – Job Ref HR SA-5-2022 (


  • Manage the accounts payables, budgeting and taxation systems and processes.
  • Co-ordinate the processing of creditors, expenses and utility payments to meet Bureau’s obligations. Provide technical and professional advice on matters related to accounts payables, budgeting and taxation.
  • Co-ordinate the effective implementation of the Royalty Management System.
  • Co-ordinate the recovery, accounting and remittance of all taxes in compliance with the Laws.
  • Lead and coordinate the budgeting processes, monthly performance tracking and reforecasting and approval processes in line with laid down timelines/schedules.
  • Commit expenditures to the approved vote heads for budgetary control.
  • Co-ordinate pending bills management and periodic reporting.
  • Co-ordinate and monitor the reconciliation of supplier’accounts.


(Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Accounting, Finance or relevant field.
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field is an added advantage.
  • Minimum 7 years of working experience with at least three (3) years at senior management/leadership position.
  • Holder of Certified Public Accountant (CPA–K) or Association of Chartered Certified Accountant – (ACCA–UK) and in good standing.
  • Certified Investment and Financial Analyst (CIFA–K) or Certified Financial Analyst (CFA–UK) will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of Public Finance Act and International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Problem solving, analytical, leadership, decision making, integrity, good communication, organisation and planning skills.
  • A good team player, maintains high work standards, reliable, easily adapts to new environments, pays attention to detail and self-motivated.

Method of Application

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should send applications clearly indicating the job title and reference number of the position, enclose a comprehensive CV stating your current position, photocopies of relevant certificates and testimonials as well as names and contacts (telephone and e-mail address) of three (3) referees familiar with your qualifications and work experience. Include your day and evening telephone numbers and your contact email address.

Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Literature Bureau (KLB) on to apply