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ACCOUNTANT I, ODPC 6, ONE (1) POST – V/NO. 31/2022

 An officer at this level will work under supervision of a senior officer in charge of finance and accounts.

A.   Terms and Conditions of Service

  • Basic Salary 74,383 – 93,150 PM
  • House Allowance 28,000 PM
  • Commuter Allowance 6,000 PM
  • Leave Allowance 15,000 PA
  • Annual Leave 30 working days per Financial Year
  • Medical Cover and other allowances As provided by the ODPC
  • Terms of Service Permanent and pensionable


For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have;

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ of experience in a similar or related position;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Economics, Business Administration or its equivalent qualifications;
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Part II qualification; and
  • Membership with relevant professional body of good standing;
  • Proficiency in computer applications; and
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results


Specific duties and responsibilities at this level will entail;

  • Processing budgetary supply matters and control of expenditure commitments for the Office;
  • Evaluating and scrutinizing expenditure proposals and compile information required in the budgetary processes;
  • Processing annual  and   revised  estimates  of   recurrent  and                   development expenditures;
  • Budgeting for donor financed projects, reviewing financial implementation of such projects, and monitoring commitments, expenditures and reimbursements;
  • Issuing receipts against all cash collections;
  • Maintain books of accounts in line with the regulations;
  • Carry out bank and petty cash reconciliation;
  • Prepare accounting reports and statements;
  • Make cash payments against approved payments documents;
  • Collect cash withdrawal from bank and ensure safe custody;
  • Record fixed asset acquisition and update fixed assets register in the accounting systems;
  • Ensure timely accounting of imprest warrants and advances; and
  • Enter data relating to suppliers’ invoice/bills, credit notes and debit notes details into the accounting system

Skills & Competence

  • Supervisory Skills;
  • Technical skills;
  • Communication skills;
  • Problem solving skills;
  • Report writing skills;
  • Creativity and Innovativeness;
  • Interpersonal skills

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are hereby invited to submit their applications indicating the vacancy number (Vacancy No. 1/2022) through email address: or hand delivery or post to the address below, on or before 21st February, 2022 at 1700 HRs enclosing a detailed CV with full details on education background, professional qualifications and relevant experience together with copies of testimonials, academic certificates and National identity card.

The Data Commissioner,

Office of Data Protection Commissioner, CA Centre, Waiyaki Way,

P.O. Box 30920-00100.


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