6 Accountant Jobs in Kenya

Accountant I
Job Group ‘K’
Positions: 6
The officer will be responsible to the Accountant In charge of the respective unit or section

Responsibilities

·         Executing all the accounting functions relating to the unit assigned.
·         Safe-keeping of unused cheque books and cheque counterfoils.
·         Maintaining cash books.
·         Preparing Statements of Expenditure for donor-funded expenditures.
·         Posting of cash books.
·         Filing of vouchers in an orderly way for ease of retrieval.
·         Safe custody of cash, cashbooks, paid vouchers, and bank statements.
·         Daily balancing of cashbooks.
·         Doing monthly bank reconciliation and clearing all outstanding items in the bank reconciliation
·         Spending in accordance with the available funds or AIE.
·         Ensuring smooth flow of work in the station.
·         Managing cash, including imprest according to regulations.
·         Processing LPOs, payments and payment vouchers.
·         Ensuring payments are in conformity with the existing Government financial regulations and procedures
·         Preparing sectional budget
·         Following up audit issues and ensuring their minimization. xviMaintaining a reliable vote book system
·         Ensuring implementation of internal controls.
·         Ensuring the budget is fully implemented.
·         Ensuring efficient use of financial resources and county assets.

·         Performing any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements

·         Must be a Kenyan citizen
·         Must have KCSE C+ and above or its equivalent qualification.
·         Must be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting/Busin ess, Administration/Economics and passed CPA II OR must have CPA (K) or ACCA final.
·         Must have two (3) years relevant experience.
·         Be able to demonstrate familiarity with Government operations and general accounting systems.
·         Demonstrate understanding of public finance management
·         Ability to interpret Government policy, procedures and data
·         Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
·         Must be self-driven with a lot of initiative and drive
·         Proficiency in computer applications
How to Apply
For detailed job description and job specification visit our website; www.meru.go.ke
NB: Women and People living with disability are encouraged to apply and should clearly indicate the type of disability.
Hand delivered applications should be dropped at the Meru County Public Service Board Offices situated at the Ntara place building on the fourth floor.
All applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left hand-side the POST you are applying for and
addressed to:
The Secretary,
Meru County Public Service Board
P.O. BOX 120-60200,
MERU.
Important information to all Applicants:
The applications should reach the Secretary on or before 15th June 2018.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Applicants for Job Group ‘H’ and below should have a certificate of good conduct.
1.      Applicants for Job Group ‘J’ and above should seek clearance from
·         Credit Reference Bureau
·         Kenya Revenue Authority
·         Higher Education Loans Board
·         Criminal Investigation Department
·         Commission for Higher Education; for those with certificates from Private and foreign universities.

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