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Accounting Services Director Job in Kenya

The County Director Accounting Services will report to the Chief Officer, Finance and Economic Planning.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Providing advisory services to the departmental heads and other stakeholders on all financial and accounting matters;
  • Interpreting and implementing financial regulations and procedures, Treasury circulars, letters and instructions.
  •  Developing supplementary financial regulations and procedures to enhance internal controls. Maintaining appropriate and up to date accounting records.
  • Preparing management financial reports which include monthly expenditure returns, monthly bank reconciliations, revenue/AIA returns, cash flow statements, analysis of deposits.
  • Submitting monthly checklist confirming compliance with the requirements for preparation and submission of management and statutory reports to the chief officer.
  •  Authorizing payments, signing cheques, and identifying suitable cheque signatories and setting limits as appropriate.
  • Monitoring implementation of Accounting Standards and systems for compliance including Integrated financial Management Information System (IFMIS) operations;
  • Following upon Audit matters including compilation of Treasury memorandum in respect of all departments.
  •  Following up on implementation of the internal audit and external auditors ‘recommendations.
  • Following up on implementation of the Senate and County Assembly Public Accounts and Investment Committee recommendations.
  •  Preparing of Bi-annual accounts
  •  Consolidating cash flow projections and expenditure returns submitted by departments; maintaining a check-list of returns and reports received from departments to ensure compliance with the Law and
    Treasury circulars.
  • Oversee and direct the activities of the treasury cash office, examination section, financial and non-financial reporting unit, IFMIS payment unit, asset management and treasury registry
  • Perform such other functions as may be delegated from time to time
  • Served for cumulative ten (10) years three (3)of which have been at the grade of Deputy Director Accounting.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting or finance option)
  • A holder of a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Business Management/Administration, Finance, Economics or Commerce from a recognized institution.
  • Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)in good standing.
  • A certificate in Strategic Leadership and Development Programme Course from a recognized institution;
  • Demonstrated professional competence in the field of Accounting Services; and shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
  • Must satisfy the provisions of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya 2010
  • Proficiency in Computer Application Skills relevant to financial management from a recognized institution.
How to Apply
The applicants should download the application for Employment form “VCPSB/APP.01A-2018” on the official County Website, complete it and submit to the undersigned on or before Wednesday 25th March, 2020 at 5pm.
P.O. BOX 880-50300

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