Accountant Job in Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: Accountant Job in Kenya 2021
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Pursuant to the
Constitution of Kenya (2010) and the County Governments Act No. 17 of 2012, the
County Government of Kakamega invites applications from suitably qualified
persons to fill the following vacant positions;

Basic Salary Scale: Kshs.
38,270 x 1,470 – 39,740 x 1,520 – 41,260 x 1,710 – 42,970 x 1,920 – 44,890 x

2,000 – 46,890 x 2,110 –
49,000 x2 ,170 – 51,170 p.m.

Terms of Service: Permanent
and Pensionable

ACCOUNTANT I

Duties and Responsibilities

This will be the entry
grade for professional Accountants. An officer at this level will be required
to deal with accounting operations in Departments and other County entities.
Work at this level will be subjected to occasional checks rather than close
supervision. Specific duties will include:-

  • Verification of vouchers and committal documents
    in accordance with laid down rules and regulations;
  • Data capture, maintenance of primary records such
    as cashbooks, ledgers, vote books, registers and preparation of simple
    management reports;
  • Safe custody of Government records and assets;
  • Receiving duly processed payments and receipt
    vouchers;
  • Writing cheques and posting payments and receipt
    vouchers in the cash books;
  • Balancing and ruling of the cash books on daily
    basis;
  • Preparation of reconciliations; and
  • Preparation of expenditure and Authority to Incur
    Expenditure (AIE) funding returns;

Qualifications

  • For appointment to this grade, a candidate must: –
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting
    or Finance Option) or Business Administration (Accounting Option) from a
    recognized institution or any other relevant equivalent
    qualification and Passed Part II of the Certified
    Public Accountants (K) Examination or its approved equivalent
    qualification;

OR

  • Passed Part III of the Certified Public
    Accountants (K) Examination or its approved equivalent qualification;

OR

  • Served in the grade of Accountant II, Job
    Group ‘CPSB
    10’ (JG ‘J’) 
    for
    a minimum period of three
  • (3) years and passed Part II of the Certified
    Public Accountants (CPA) Examination or a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce
    (Accounting or Finance option), Business Administration (Accounting
    option) from a recognized institution or any other relevant equivalent
    qualification;
  • Have a Certificate in Computer Applications; and
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work
    performance and results

How to Apply

All applicants
should 
click on the Job Offers Option on the County Website www.kakamega.go.ke, fill
the Application Form and submit it 
ONLINE on or before Thursday 19th February,
2021 at 11.59 P.M. N/B: 
No hard copy or emailed applications to the Board’s official email
i.e. cpsb@kakamega.go.ke will
be accepted.

Applicants are advised
to provide accurate information when making applications, those who give false
information regarding their credentials and qualifications will be
automatically disqualified.

PLEASE NOTE: Kakamega County Public
Service Board (KCPSB) 
DOES NOT use Agents nor charge ANY FEE at any stage of the recruitment and
selection process. Our official communication channels are; email address cpsb@kakamega.go.ke and
phone number 
0713852573 ONLY
.