The Kenya Association of Music Producers (KAMP) is the organisation representing the rights and interests of producers of sound recordings whose membership comprise of individuals and record labels. Incorporated in 2003, KAMP was registered and granted its license to operate as a collective management organization (CMO) in May 2008, by the Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO)

We represent the rights and interests of producers of sound recordings, where we collect license fees for commercial use of music and distribute royalties in accordance with the Copyright Act of 2001, Laws of Kenya.

We have been running a joint licensing entity commonly referred to as KAMP PRISK MCSK for joint licensing operations.

We are seeking to recruit a National Accountant to be based at its Head Office in Nairobi on a one year contract renewable subject to performance and renewal of the KAMP operating license

Role:

The National Accountant will report to the Head Finance and administratively to the Head of Operations, Licensing Department.  The position ensures that the KAMP-PRISK-MCSK (KPM) financial status is sustainable in the short and long run by engaging in prudent accounting practices which involve cash receipts, cash payments, processing of payments and monitoring income, assisting with audits or fact-checking, and preparing budgets and reports.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

·       Receipt of collections, petty cash receipts and vouchers and variance reports from the regional accountants. Petty cash reconciliations every week (COB of every start day of the week), collections (to be received on a daily basis and up dated), variance reports and other reports by the 5th day of the month.

·       Verify and compile the petty cash expenditure, collections and variance reports received.

·       Consolidation of the petty cash reconciliations, collections and variance reports received.

·       Consolidation analysis of all the regions and generation of variance reports per region clearly making a breakdown of income and expenditure in a dash board.

·       Consolidation and analysis of year to date variance reports per region in a dash board from the allocated budgets

·       Summary and analysis of bounced cheques and a clear follow up on replacement on a weekly basis.

·       Maintenance of a debtors and creditors register and monthly reporting of each region’s debtors and ageing status clearly highlighting measures taken and the progress on the same. Cumulative debtors report to be maintained.

·       Allocation of vote heads to the expenditure as well as income realized on a monthly basis.

·       Summarizing the income and expenditure report from the regions together with the bank statements for the month.

·       Reconciliation of the KPM bank and paybill accounts and reporting of any discrepancies by 5th of every month.

·       Verification of the paybill statements with the bank statements to ascertain full capture of receipts on a weekly basis.

·       Observe payment procedures and processing of payments i.e. all documentation is received, approvals sought and ascertaining expenditures are within budgets.

·       Capture and update of all the receipts and payments in the accounting system to the correct account codes, and ensure that all ledgers are up to date for all HQ transactions.

·       Check accuracy in capture of receipts and payments from the regional offices in the accounting system and against their submitted reports.

·       Filing of all the accounting documents in respect to tripartite operations

·       Maintain stores records as far as accountable books are concerned.   A store card of receipt and dispatches made to various regions to be used.

·       Advice the management on the economic order quantity and the re-order levels for the accountable books.

·       Work hand in hand with the regional accountants as well as the THREE heads of finance and heads of Licensing.

·       Assist in licensing of users at the Head Office.

·       Any other role that may be allocated by the supervisor

 

Key Qualifications, Experience & Requirements:

  • Degree in accounting and/or commerce

·       CPA(K) Professional certification

  • Knowledge of IFRSs is a must

·       4 years of experience in accounting/finance

·       Knowledge on the use of accounting software e.g. QuickBooks and ERP systems.

·       Proficiency in the use of MS. Office suite

·       Good communication and inter personal skills

·       Ability to function as a team player

·       Membership to ICPAK will be an added advantage.

How to Apply:

If you meet the above requirements, kindly send your Curriculum Vitae and application letter, quoting your expected salary, via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If you send your application via email the subject should strictly read NATIONAL ACCOUNTANT. Applications should be received on or before close of business Thursday, 1st April 2021. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

 

Kenya Association of Music Producers (KAMP) and Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRISK) are Collective Management Organizations licensed by the Kenya Copyright Board under the Copyright Act, Cap 130 Laws of Kenya to represent producers of sound recordings and performers of audio and audio-visual works, respectively. KAMP and PRISK are both mandated to collect royalties from the users of sound recordings and audiovisual works and distribute royalties to their respective rights holders.

Purpose

KAMP-PRISK jointly, seeks to engage Licensing Agents for different Regions in the country. The position is responsible for ensuring up to date collections of licensing fees from users of audio-visual and sound recording works. The position also works as the liaison between KAMP/PRISK/MCSK and related stakeholders.

Specific Regions: -

 

 Region

 Location

Coast

Taita Taveta and Lamu

Eastern

Kitui and Makueni

Mt. Kenya

Embu and Meru

Central

Nyeri

Western

Vihiga

Nyanza

Migori 

 

Responsibilities

  • Reporting to Regional Manager of the Particular Region.
  • Creating awareness campaigns amongst the users and the general public
  • Generate information for data creation
  • Carry out research on new establishments that have not been licensed.
  • Filing and maintaining of the licensing documents
  • Assist the licensing officer in Carrying out assessment, invoicing and make follow up on payments.
  • Provide feedback from the clients
  • Carry Out reconciliations and prepare relevant reports and;
  • Any other duties that may be assigned to you from time to time by your supervisor.

Key Qualifications

  • Minimum Diploma Business Management or Marketing

Job Specification

  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience
  • ICT Skills
  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Copyright and intellectual property knowledge
  • Communication and listening skills
  • Market research and market intelligence skills

Remuneration  

On commission Basis

How to Apply

If you meet the above requirements, please send your Application and Resume indicating the region you are interested in to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.”. The subject of the email should be “LICENSING AGENT /THE NAME OF REGION & LOCATION” by 5.00pm on 25th March 2021.