Accountant I Job in Kenya

Accountant I: DPP 9 

Requirements For The Appointment

For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration Finance option or Accounting or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Certified Public Accountant – CPA Part II or its equivalent qualifications; and
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya zoro; Integrity, Honesty and Accountability.

Duties and Responsibilities

This is the entry grade for this cadre. An officer at this lerel may be deploy’ed to work at the Headquarters under the supen’ision of a senior officer. Specificalll’, duties and
responsibilities will include:


  • Implementing accounting policies, standards, systems, strategies and procedures for the Office;
  • Monitoring effectireness ofaccounting policies guidelines, procedures and standards;
  • Facilitating expenditure control to ensure ODPP commits funds that are available;
  • Preparing payrnent vouchers both for staff claims, imprest warrants and suppliers;
  • Invoicing of all palment vouchers;
  • Invoicing of AIEs for all ODPP spending units;
  • Filing of all vouchers both for payments, receipts, imprest and surrenders of imprest;
  • Custodian of voucher stamping stamps;
  • Maintaining various voucher movement registers;
  • Filing, storing and retrieval of official documents for the accounts division;
  • Processing of invoice payment through the Integrated Financial and Management Information System (IFMIS); and
  • Filing and storage of accounts documents.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE (no hard copy applications will be accepted) through the provided link on the ODPP website www.odpp.go.ke careers page or https://jobs.prosecutions.go.ke/ attaching COPIES of the following documents:

  • National Identity Card;
  • Academic and Professional Certificates and Transcripts;
  • Any supporting documents and testimonials;
  • Letter of appointment to their current substantive post;
  • Letter of appointment to their previous post; and
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae.

Please Note:

  • Applicants should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. It is an offence to provide incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is committed to implementing the provisions of Article 232 (i) of the Constitution. Therefore, Persons with disability
    and those from marginalized and minority communities are encouraged to apply.
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce original of their National
    Identification Card, academic, letters of appointment to their current substantive posts and professional certificates & transcripts during the interviews.
  • It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates or documents.
  • Successful candidates will be deployed to any station with staff shortfalls.