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Cooperative Officers, Finance Officers, Procurement Officers and Accountants Jobs in Kenya

County Government of Kajiado

Kajiado County Public Service Board

Vacancies

The office of the Kajiado County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions as per the constitution of Kenya 2010 under Article 176 of the Constitution and the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012 section 45,50 and 51.


Cooperative Officers
Job Group ‘K’
4 Posts

Duties and responsibilities:-
  • Implementation of cooperative policies, standard and regulations.
  • Implementation of strategies for promotion of cooperative movement
  • Registration of cooperative societies
  • Arbitrations and settlement of co-operatives disputes
  • Undertake investigations/inquiries into cooperatives malpractices
  • Conduct co-operatives education and training services
  • Carry out Co-operatives audit and registration of audited accounts
  • Carry out Co-operative extension, consultancy and advisory services

Requirements and competencies for appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be in possession of a diploma from an institution recognized in Kenya preferably in economics/social sciences
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in relevant field
  • Demonstrate attention to detail and ability to follow procedures
  • Meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members
  • Ability to write reports and conduct trainings
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya 2010

Finance Officers
Job Group ‘L’
3 Posts

Duties and responsibilities:-
  • Assist in developing sound financial and accounting policies in line with Public Finance Management Act 2012
  • Developing and executing financial and accounting management and control systems in line with the Public Finance Management Act 2012
  • Compiling, analyzing and formatting estimates
  • Taking initial action on budget Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Any other duties that may be assigned

Requirements and competencies for appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Holds a Diploma in Finance or Economics from An institution recognized in Kenya
  • Must be a CPA (K)/ACCA holder
  • Must be a member of ICPAK
  • Competent in relevant ICT as a tool of work.
  • Must be conversant with computerized accounting packages
  • Has a minimum of 3 years relevant professional experience.
  • Satisfy the requirement of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya 2010

Procurement Officer
Job Group ‘L’
4 Posts

Duties and responsibilities:-
  • Purchasing: receive requisitions and specifications from users, preparation of tenders, and acquiring of goods and services
  • Storage: commissioning of procured services, issuing of goods and retiring of boarded goods
  • Control of procurement/ supplies vote
  • Issuing instructions to depots and other departmental units
  • Disposal of unserviceable equipments on a recommendation of a board of survey

Requirements and competencies for appointment
  • Holds a Diploma in supplies management from a recognized institution in Kenya
  • Has a minimum of 3 years working experience in the procurement office of a public or private entity
  • Be a registered member of KISM or CIPS
  • Satisfy the requirement of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010

Accountants
Job Group ‘K’
4 Posts

Duties and responsibilities:-
  • Prepare, examine and analyze accounting records, financial statements and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards
  • Responsible for day to day running of the county treasury including accounting for Authority to Incur Expenditure (AIE)
  • Maintain complete records of finances for the county treasury
  • Prepare any other financial reports as may be required from time to time by the county treasury

Requirements and competencies for appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Holds a diploma in accounting or finance or its equivalent from an institution recognized in Kenya; or
  • CPA(K) or equivalent qualifications recognized in Kenya
  • At least 3 years working experience in a relevant position
  • Excellent strategic planning skills and able to interact at all levels
  • Computer literate
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Satisfy the requirement of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya 2010

Senior Accountant
Job Group ‘L’
1 Post

Duties and responsibilities:-
  • Maintaining up-to date books of accounts
  • Preparation of timely and accurate management reports that fall under his/her section
  • Planning, directing, coordinating , supervising areas of control; and setting targets for sections
  • The officer may occasionally be required to undertake ad hoc assignments relating to accounting functions
  • He/she maybe assigned responsibilities to authorize payment and sign cheques subject to set limits
  • He/she will certify and verify returns, documents, vouchers, monitor collection of revenue including inspection and responsible for county assets, records and custody of accountable documents under his/her section(s)

Requirements and competencies for appointment
  • Served in the grade of accountant I job group ‘K’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service for a minimum period of three (3) years and
  • Passed part III of the certified public accountant (CPA) examination or its equivalent recognized qualification
  • or
  • A bachelor’s degree in commerce (accounting or finance option), or
  • Business administration (accounting option) from a recognized institution or its equivalent
  • Have passed part II of Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination or its equivalent.
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya 2010

How to Apply

Applicants must attach copies of the following valid documents:
  • Certificate of good conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID)
  • Clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) but exempted for Diploma holders
  • Tax Compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Clearance certificate from the Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)


Applications should be send to the undersigned or hand delivered to our offices at A.C.K Tenebo House, Kajiado 1st floor on or before Friday 20th June, 2014, 5.00 p.m.

The Secretary
County Public Service Board
Kajiado County
P.O. Box 664 – 001100
Kajiado

Note:
  • Any form of canvassing shall lead to immediate disqualification;
  • Kajiado County is an equal opportunity employer; women, youth and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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