Accountant Job in Kenya – Government 2019
Career Kenya: Accountant Job in Kenya – Government 2019
Employment vacancy : Today Recruitment Kenya

(Ref. ABDP/PCU/2019/02)

Reporting to the Regional Coordinating Officer and technically
to the Financial Controller. An officer at this level will work under the
guidance and supervision of Financial Controller.

Verification of payments invoices

Timely posting of all payment
vouchers in the accounting software
Exercise proper custody of all posted
vouchers and other accounting documents
Perform monthly bank reconciliation
Manage Regional office cash flow
Supervise and direct the accounting
and logistical functions, to ensure efficiency at the regional office
Authorization of payment vouchers
Submission of account printouts by
Components to the heads of Components for analysis and comments
Give advice to management on
accounting and administration matters at the regional office
Liaise with the bank
Liaising with County Treasuries in
the Western Region
Preparation of Statement of
Expenditures from Counties in the Western Region
Any other relevant duties as may be
assigned by the Regional Coordinating Officer and the Financial Controller
A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
and/or Finance from a recognized Institution of higher learning
A holder of Certified Public
Accountant of Kenya (CPA-K)
Knowledge of basic computer
application will be an added advantage

Desired Attributes and Experience
Practical experience of at least 3
years in a project financial management unit and acquainted with accounting
procedures in the public sector or in donor-funded projects
Previous experience with IFAD
procedures and financial regulations or donor funded projects would be an added
Good knowledge of accounting
softwares such as Sage Pastel, TOMPRO, SUN Systems would be essential.
Knowledge of key Computer
Excellent analytical and record
management skills
Fluent (reading, writing and
speaking) in English and in Kiswahili.
Can work under pressure and meet
crucial deadlines.
Good communication – oral and written
Excellent interpersonal skills
Problem solving skills
Applicants for this post will be required to satisfy the
requirements of Chapter Six of Kenya Constitution 2010 by attaching copies of
the following:
Certificate of Good Conduct from the
Director of Criminal Investigations;
Clearance Certificate from the Higher
Education Loans Board;
Tax Compliance Certificate from the
Kenya Revenue Authority;
Clearance from the Ethics and
Anti-Corruption Commission; and
Report from an Approved Credit
Reference Bureau
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for
the above positions.
Each application should be accompanied by a CV and cover letter
indicating the Reference Number for the position. Each application in a sealed
envelope should be addressed to;
State Department for Fisheries, Aquaculture and the Blue Economy
Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
P. O Box P. O. Box 58187-00200

Hand deliver your application to our offices, Maji House 3rd
Floor Room 343 on or before 1st November, 2019.


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