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Accounts Assistant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

The Council of Legal Education is established under the Legal Education Act, No. 27 of 2012 of the Laws of Kenya. 

The core functions of the Council of Legal Education are to regulate legal education and training, to license and supervise legal education providers; conduct Bar Examinations; and to advice the Government on matters relating to legal education and training.

In order to efficiently and effectively deliver its functions, the Council wishes to recruit a full time high calibre staff in the following position:- 

Job Title: Accounts Assistant 

Job Grade: CLE 7 

Reference: CLE/HR15/2015 

1 Position
Location: Nairobi

Overall purpose of the job: Reporting to Senior Accountant, the successful candidate will perform the day to day processing of accounts payable, accounts receivable transactions and provide administrative support in order to ensure effective and efficient office operations.

Key Job Responsibilities
  • Prepare payment vouchers
  • Receive, receipt and account for revenue
  • Generate invoicing to clients.
  • Process petty cash payments
  • Maintain filing systems for accounting documents and file all financial records,
  • Prepare cheques for authorization
Qualifications and Skills
  • Diploma in a business fields with CPA II
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/ Finance an added advantage
  • Must be computer literate with emphasis on accounting packages;
  • 3 year experience
  • A team player and high level interpersonal skills;
  • Person of high integrity
Salary Scale

Basic Pay: 40,250 x 2,012.50 to 42,262.50 x 2,012.50 to 44,275 x 2,012.50 to 46,287.50 x 2,012.50 to 48,300 x 2,012.50 to 50,312.50 x 2,012.50 to 52,325 x 2,012.50 to 54,337.50 x 2,012.50 to 56,350 x 2,012.50 to 58,362.50

House Allowance: Kshs.28,000

Commuter Allowance: Kshs.6,000
How to Apply

All applicants MUST be of the highest ethical standards, integrity and professionalism and comply with the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya. 

Candidates will be required to produce evidence of clearance by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, Kenya Revenue Authority, Credit Reference Bureau and provide a Certificate of Good Conduct.

All applications should include the job reference number, a reliable email address, day-time telephone contact and must be accompanied with a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant certificates. 

Send your application to:-

The Secretary/Chief Executive Officer
Council of Legal Education
P. O. Box 829 – 00502
Karen, Nairobi

or CLICK HERE to apply online

So as to reach him not later than 10th July, 2015
Please note that:- Due to the high number of applications anticipated, it will not be possible for Council of Legal Education to respond to each application and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

CLE is an equal opportunity employer. 

Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and clearly state that they are women or / and have disabilities.

Prof. W. Kulundu-Bitonye, EBS
Secretary/Chief Executive Officer
Council of Legal Education

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