Assistant Accountant Job in Kenya

Job Purpose

The job holder is responsible for preparing periodic financial accounts and budgets. The successful candidate shall also be responsible for and verifying vouchers in accordance with the laid down rules and regulations.

Job Description
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  • Preparing vouchers in accordance with the laid down rules and regulations;
  • Entering primary data and balancing of cashbooks, imprest and advances ledgers;
  • Issuing receipts for inward payments;
  • Preparing and updating creditor ledgers;
  • Preparing and updating debtors ledgers;
  • Processing imprests /travel advances and following up on surrenders;
  • Making petty cash payments and reimbursements after receipt of approvals;
  • Undertaking bank deposits and cash withdrawals;
  • Providing safe custody of records and assets under him/her;
  • Writing cheques and posting payments and receipting vouchers in the cash books;
  • Receipting money due and payable to the Authority; and
  • Paying personal and merchant claims guided by cash balances in the cash books and treasury regulations.
  • Preparing and filling records on payments/cash receipts

Job Specifications

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Certified Public Accountant Part II or ACCA Part II from a recognized institution;
  • Proficiency in computer applications and
  • Proficiency in computer applications and
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Key Competencies and Skills

  • IT Skills
  • Public procurement & financial management skills
  • Managing resources and accountability
  • Project Management Skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Communication skills
  • High integrity
  • Conceptual skills

How To Apply

All candidates who meet the requirements detailed in the Job Specifications should apply online using the provided link accessible via the KeNHA Website by close of business on Monday, 15 th July 2024 at 5:00 pm.

KeNHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality within the organization and therefore encourages persons with disability, women and those from marginalized areas to apply. Applicants with disability are requested to indicate their status on the application link for ease of identification.

Prospective candidates MUST satisfy the requirements of Leadership and Integrity set out in Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya and shall be required to present the following documents during the interview.

  • Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission Clearance Certificate
  • Kenya Revenue Authority Tax Compliance Certificate
  • Higher Education Loans Board Clearance Certificate or proof of ongoing repayments
  • Certificate of Good Conduct issued by National Police Service
  • Certificate of Clearance from the Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

The above documents will not be required at the point of application.

The terms of appointment for the above positions shall be on Permanent & Pensionable Terms of Service:

Applications without the relevant qualifications will not be considered. Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) on to apply