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

Pursuant to County
Government Act section 59 (1) (a) and (b) and the constitution of Kenya 2010,
the County Public Service Board of Marsabit wishes to recruit competent and
qualified citizens to fill the following vacant positions in the under listed
County departments.

CPSBM 20/RTPW/27/01/2021:
Accountant I (Job Group K) – 2 posts

Terms of Service: Permanent
and Pensionable

Responsibilities

  • Verification of vouchers and committal documents
    in accordance with laid down rules and regulation, data capture,
    maintenance of primary records such as cash book, ledgers, vote book,
    registers and preparation of simple management reports e.g. imprest and
    expenditure returns ;
  • Responsible for the save custody of government
    records and assets under him/her, analysis of the below the line accounts
    and may be deployed as a cashier where duties will entail receiving dully
    processed payment and receipt vouchers; writing cheques and posting
    payment and receipt vouchers in the cash book; balancing and ruling of the
    cash book on daily basis;
  • Arranging for withdrawals of cash of cash for
    office use and ensuring safety of the same at all times; extracting and
    providing cash liquidity analysis; ensuring security of cheques and cheque
    books;
  • Preparation of expenditure and authority to incur
    expenditure (AIE) funding returns on quarterly basis at district treasury
    level;
  • Preparation of appropriation in Aid (AID) returns
    on quarterly basis at unit or department level;
  • Paying personnel and merchant claims guided by
    cash balances in the cash books and treasury regulations and receipting of
    all money due and payable to government;
  • Reconciliation and generating daily and monthly
    reports for various ledgers;
  • Verification of payments vouchers in accordance
    with the laid down rules and regulation;

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business related field
    (finance or accounting option) or equivalent from a recognized university
    OR Passed part III of the certified public Accountant (K) Examination or
    its approved equivalent qualification.
  • ACCA/CPA Part 1 or 2 will be an added advantage
    for those with first
  • Worked in a similar capacity for at least 2 years
    in busy accounts department in either public or private sector.
  • Knowledge of IFMIS will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of Public Sector Financial Reporting
    Format is
  • Knowledge of Public Sector Financial Regulation
    and procedure is necessary. Certificate in Computer application.
  • Ability to get on well with the diverse work
    force; Good knowledge in the professional field or specialization; Good
    communication skills; Ability to take instructions; Good organizational
    and supervisory skills.
  • Team playing skills; accuracy; care for resources;
    manual dexterity; Execution of instruction; interpersonal skills;
    analytical skills; records management
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work
    performance and results
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the
    Constitution of Kenya

How to Apply

Written applications
enclosing current Curriculum Vitae (CV), Copies of academic and professional
certificates/Qualifications, Copy of National ID card and duly filled CPSBM
Employment form (Downloadable from Board’s Website) in a sealed envelope and
addressed to;

The Secretary/CEO

County Public Service Board
of Marsabit

P.O. Box 110 – 60500

MARSABIT

 All applicants should
seek clearance and attach copies or evidence thereof of the updated documents
below:

  • Kenya Revenue authority (Tax compliance
    certificate)
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of
    good conduct)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

All the applications
should reach the Secretary, County Public Service Board, on or before close of
business

Wednesday 17th February
2021. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, canvassing in any
form will lead to automatic disqualification, it is an offence to produce and
/or present fake certificates/documents.

Youth, Women, Persons
with Disabilities and other marginalized/Minorities who meet the requirement of
the advertised posts are encouraged to apply.

The County Government of
Marsabit is an equal opportunity employer’