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Accountant and 30 Administrators Jobs in Kenya

Republic of Kenya

County Government of Kericho

Office of the Governor

Kericho County Public Service Board

The Kericho County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent, self-driven, experienced and qualified persons to fill the following positions pursuant to Article 176 of the Constitution.

1. Chief Accountant
Ref: KCPS-VB /7/2014
J/G –“P”
1 Post

The officer will be the Head of Accounting and will be responsible to the Head of Treasury for the efficient management and accounting service at the county Treasury.

Specific duties will include:

  • Advising county government on all County public financial accounting matters.
  • Implementing approved government accounting standards and reporting formats.
  • Providing advice to County Government on the best appropriate financial reporting formats,
  • Develop training needs assessment for county accounting staff and institute training to ensure technical competence
  • Participating in County Policy Committees.
  • Oversee the implementation of the approved accounting standards, policies bases and concepts to ensure compliance.
  • Direct and control operations of the County exchequer account.

Requirements for Appointment;
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Bachelor degree in either Finance, Accounting Business Administration, Commerce or in a relevant equivalent
  • Be a holder of CPA (K) or its recognized equivalent
  • Be registered with the institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)
  • Relevant working experience of not less than five years
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
  • Familiarity with policies, laws regulations and operating of public Finance Management

Terms of service: 
  • Permanent & Pensionable.

Remuneration: Kshs: 77,527 - 103,894/=p.m

House Allowance: Kshs: 40,000/= p.m.

Commuter: Kshs 12,000/=p.m.

2. Ward Administrators

30 Posts

Ref: KCPS-VB /8/2014

Duties and responsibilities of Ward Administrators.

The Ward Administrator shall be responsible to relevant Sub-County Administrator to coordinate, manage and supervise the general administrative functions in the ward.

Specific duties and responsibilities will be to;
  • Develop policies and plans
  • Ensure effective service delivery
  • Coordinate development activities to empower the community
  • Provide and maintain infrastructure and facilities of public services and the county public service
  • Facilitate and coordinate citizen participation in the development of policies , plans and delivery of service and
  • Exercise any functions and powers delegated by the county public service board.

Requirements for appointment;

For appointment an applicant must;
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Hold a Bachelors degree from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Have at least five years working experience in the Public Service or Private Sector;
  • Possess knowledge in administration and management; and
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on leadership and integrity.

Terms of service: Permanent & Pensionable

  1. Salary scale: Kshs 48,190 - 65,290/= p.m
  2. House Allowance: Kshs 17,000/= p.m
  3. Commuter Allowance: Kshs 8,000/= p.m

How to Apply:

Applicants should:
Attach clearance certificates from:-
  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission
  • CID (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Kericho County residents should indicate their respective Ward.

Submit their applications attaching copies of National Identity Card / Passport, Curriculum Vitae, Testimonials, Academic and Professional Certificates clearly stating position applied for on top of the envelope and addressed to:

The Secretary,
County Public Service Board,
P.O. Box 1376-20200

Or Hand delivered to:

County Public Service Board Offices
Next to Kericho Primary School.

  • All applications to reach the Secretary, County Public Service Board on or before 18th July, 2014.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
  • Those who had applied earlier need to re- apply afresh.

NB: Kericho County is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disability and marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

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