Assistant Accountant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) is a state corporation established through an Act of Parliament (Cap 225A, Laws of Kenya) which was repealed by the Kenya National Examinations Council Act No. 29 of 2012, to conduct school and post school examinations within Kenya as it may consider desirable in the public interest and to award certificates or diplomas to successful candidates in such examinations. The Council invites competent, self-motivated and qualified applicants for the following vacant position;

Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level will be expected to:
  • prepare timely payments; prepare journals/vouchers;
  • verify and batch invoices and payment vouchers;
  • reconcile vendor statements;
  • maintain project files and records;
  • prepare timely journals/vouchers;
  • file and maintain voucher movement registers;
  • prepare bank and fees reconciliation;
  • file and maintain voucher movement registers;
  • deliver and collect instructions to and from the bank;
  • recover outstanding imprests;
  • generate and ensure accuracy of lead schedules in the financial statements;
Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade C Plain or its equivalent;
  •  Passed CPA (K), Certified Public Accountants examination;
  • Membership with ICPAK;
  • Certificate in computer applications;
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
Interested and suitably qualified candidates should download and fill the Application of Employment form KNEC.2A (REVISED 2018), application letter with enclosed certified copies of academic and professional certificates, detailed curriculum vitae giving details of day time telephone contact, e-mail address, current remuneration (enclose copy of your latest pay slip), names and valid current contacts of three referees on or before 27th April, 2020 to:
The Chief Executive Officer
The Kenya National Examinations Council
P.O. Box 73598 – 00200
  • Applications received after the deadline date will not be considered;
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will result to automatic disqualification;
  • KNEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and people with Disability and female candidates are encouraged to apply