Accounts Assistant I Job in Kenya

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Accounts Assistant I Job in Kenya

ACCOUNTS   ASSISTANT   I,   JOB   GRADE     –   EACC   “9”   (1      POST),     REF:


Reporting to the Deputy Director – Finance and Accounts, the job holder is responsible for the facilitation of transactions and to balance the cash book, to capture data in the IFMIS System and maintenance of imprest register and to ensure that expenditures are captured, recorded for in line with the laid down rules and regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintaining petty cash to ensure proper utilisation of funds;
  • Verifying and examining vouchers in accordance with laid down rules and regulations;
  • Assisting in primary data entry and routine accounting work;
  • Ensuring proper maintenance of efficient filing systems;
  • Safekeeping of invoices, miscellaneous receipts, imprest warrant books, cash books and other accountable documents;
  • Processing and payment of imprest warrants, expenditure claims and processing of imprest surrender;
  • Carrying out bank reconciliation;
  • Assisting in generating procurement plans and budgets;
  • Posting and daily balancing of the cash book;
  • Assisting in maintenance of fixed asset register;
  • Ensuring availability of cash float in the office;
  • Carrying out banking transactions;
  • Receipting transactions.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment as an Accounts Assistant I, a person must possess the following qualifications:

  • Minimum relevant work experience of seven (7) years;
  • Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA-K) or an equivalent qualification;
  • A member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) in good standing;
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E.) minimum mean grade of C+ or its equivalent from a recognised institution;
  • Hands-on experience in Accounting Software (ERP). Experience in using IFMIS will be an added advantage;
  • Knowledge of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS);
  • Certificate in computer application skills;
  • Demonstrated integrity and professional competence as reflected in work performance and results.

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the set criteria should complete EACC Form 1 online from and attach copies of ID, CV, academic/ professional certificates (certified by the issuing institution), clearances and testimonials.


All applications must be made online and will be acknowledged via an email. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.

To be considered, applications should be received not later than Thursday, 30th March, 2023 at 5.00 pm.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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