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Accountant 

Duties and Responsibilities

This will be the entry grade for professional Accountants. An officer at this level will be required to deal with accounting operations in an Accounting Unit or County Treasury. Work at this level will be subjected to occasional checks rather than close supervision. Specifically, work will involve verification of vouchers and committal documents in accordance with laid down rules and regulations; data capture, maintenance of primary records such as cashbooks, ledgers, vote books, registers and preparation of simple management reports e.g., imprest and expenditure return etc.

He/she will be responsible for the safe custody of Government records and assets under him/her, analysis of the below the line accounts and may be deployed as a cashier where duties will entail receiving duly processed payments and receipt vouchers; writing cheques and posting payments and receipt vouchers in the cash books; balancing and ruling of the cash books on daily basis; arranging for withdrawal of cash for office use and ensuring safety of the same at all times; extracting and providing cash liquidity analysis; ensuring security of cheques and cheque books; preparation of expenditure and Authority to Incur Expenditure (AIE) funding returns on quarterly basis at district treasury level; preparation of Appropriation In Aid (AIA) returns on quarterly basis at district treasury level; paying personal and merchant claims guided by cash balances in the cash books and treasury regulations; and receipting of all money due and payable to government.

Qualifications

For direct appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a;

• Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option) and passed Part II of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination
OR
• Passed Part III of the Certified Public Accountants (K) Examination or its approved equivalent qualification.

Application Criteria

Applicants must furnish the Board with their applications copies of the following documents.

  •  Copy of the national identify card.
  •  Copies of academic and professional certificates.
  •  Curriculum Vitae.

Fulfill the requirement of chapter (6) six of the constitution of Kenya; specifically, during interview a candidate must obtain and provide copies of the following certificates:

• Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate Criminal Investigation.
• Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).
• Tax compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).
• Clearance from the Ethics & Anti-corruption Commission (EACC).
• Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).
• Registration and Clearance from relevant regulatory Professional bodies.

TERMS: Contract 3 Years

How to Apply

Applications clearly marked should reach the undersigned by close of the business on or before 2ND FEBRUARY, 2022.

THE SECRETARY/CEO
COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD,
P. O. Box 224 – 60300.
ISIOLO

OR

Hand delivered to the County Public Service Board Offices along Isiolo Law courts road opposite Al Ansar playground.

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