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Accountant Job in Kenya

The County Public Service Board (CPSB) is charged with the responsibility of developing and implementing human resource policies and framework for the County Government in line with the relevant laws.

Pursuant to the Constitution of Kenya (2010) and the County Governments Act No. 17 of 2012, the Public Service Board of Bomet invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions:
ACCOUNTANT I: CPSB 09 (JOB GROUP ‘K’) VACANCY NUMBER 12         
 The officer will be reporting to the County Public Service Board Secretary /CEO.
Responsibilities 

  • Assisting the Board develop 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;
  • Issuing financial management instructions and maintaining effective internal control systems;
  • Coordinating the budget formulation, preparation, execution, accounting and reporting;
  • Maintaining cash books;
  • Filling of vouchers in an orderly way for ease of retrieval;
  • Safe custody of cash, cashbooks, paid vouchers, and bank statements;
  • Doing monthly bank reconciliation and clearance of all outstanding items in the bank reconciliation;
  • Spending in accordance with the available funds or AIE;
  • Cash management including management of imprest according to regulations;
  • Sectional budget preparation;
  • Processing LPOs, payment and payment vouchers;
  • Preparing monthly financial reports for consolidation;
  • Ensuring payments are in conformity with the existing government financial regulations and procedures;
  • Ensuring implementation of internal controls;
  • Ensuring the budget is fully implemented;
  • Ensuring efficient use of financial resources and county public service board assets;
  • Performing any other lawful duties that may be assigned;
Qualifications

  • Must be a Kenyan citizen
  • Holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option)
  • Must be a Certified Public Accountant CPA(K)
  • Must be fully Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)
  • Must have served in the public/private sector for a minimum period of three, (3) years
  • Be able to demonstrate familiarity with Government operations and general accounting systems
  • Demonstrate understanding of Public Finance Management Act
  • Ability to interpret Government policy, procedures and data
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution;
  • Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution.
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Must be self-driven with a lot of initiative and drive;
  • Proficiency in relevant accounting computer applications;
Interested applicants for ALL the above positions are expected to get clearance from the following bodies:
  • Kenya Revenue Authority;
  • Higher Education Loans Board;
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
  • Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of good conduct);
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB); and
  • For those with higher education certificates (degrees) from outside Kenya, a letter of recognition of qualifications from the Commission for University
Shortlisted candidates MUST submit Copies of these clearances during the interview.
TERMS OF SERVICE: Permanent and Pensionable
 How to Apply
Applications can only be submitted online on or before 19th March, 2020 through Bomet County Public Service Board recruitment portal, www.cpsbbomet.net Or from a link in Bomet County website, www.bomet.go.ke.
Bomet County residents will be required to indicate their Sub-County and Ward of origin.
County Government of Bomet is an equal opportunity employer. Female Candidates and Persons living with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted. PLEASE NOTE: BOMET County Public Service Board does not charge ANY FEE at any stage of the recruitment. Our official email communication is cpsb@bomet.go.ke or info@cpsbbomet.net.
The Secretary/CEO CPSB Public Service Board P.o. Box 605-20400 BOMET.

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