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Senior Accountant

ADVERT NO. 3/2021

Terms of Service: Three (3) Year Renewable Contract

House Allowance, Commuter Allowance, Extraneous Allowance, Entertainment Allowance, Domestic Allowance, Leave Allowance are payable where applicable.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provision of quality and timely accounting services in the Secretariat including maintenance of appropriate and up to date accounting records;
  • Preparation of management financial reports which include monthly expenditure returns, monthly bank reconciliations, quarterly financial reports, annual financial reports etc;
  • Safeguarding Government Assets and records under the role;
  • Authorizing payments and signing cheques subject to limit set;
  • Certifying and verifying returns, documents and vouchers; and
  • Processing payments, reimbursements and disbursements.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Served in the grade of Accountant I at Secretariat or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service for a minimum of three (3) years or in an equivalent position in the private sector for not less than nine (9) years;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option), Business Administration (Accounting option) or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Passed Part III (Final) of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) examination or its recognized equivalent qualification;
  • Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK);
  • Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Demonstrable computer literacy; and
  • Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified persons are required drop their applications in the designated Box at the Secretariat’s offices, Liaison House 4th Floor during working hours (8am-5.00pm). Applicants may also send through post office as per the address provided below so as to reach the Secretariat on or before 15th February 2022.

The applications, should be properly indicated on top of the envelope reference No. for the position applied for.

  1. Internal advertisement dated 20th April 2021 stands cancelled
  2. Applications containing false information shall be disqualified
  3. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert shall not be considered
  4. Applicants should indicate daytime telephone number, postal address, current salary, names and contacts of 3 referees
  5. Only shortlisted candidates and successful candidates shall be contacted
  6. Canvasing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification

Applications and comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of academic and professional certificates and all other requirements should be addressed to:

The Chief Executive Officer



P.O. BOX 46270-00100 NAIROBI

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