12 Senior Accountant job at Nakuru County Government
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Vacancy title:
12 Senior Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Nakuru County Government

Deadline of this Job:
14 April 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nakuru , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, April 13, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Requirements for appointment
• relevant position in the public service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
• Passed part III of CPA examination or it’s recognized equivalent;
• Masters degree in any of the following; Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or their equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
• Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and Registration of Accountants Board (RAB);
• Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and
• Senior Management Course for four weeks from a recognized institution is an added advantage.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Monitoring implementation of Accounting standards and systems for compliance including IFMIS operations;
• Follow up on Audit matters including compilation of Treasury memorandum in respect of department allocated to the officer;
• Preparation of Bi-annual accounts;
• Consolidation of cash flow projections submitted by departments;
• Maintaining a checklist of returns and reports received from departments to ensure compliance with law and Treasury circulars;
• Assisting the head of Accounting Unit to provide advisory services to the
• Accounting Officer and other stakeholders on all financial and accounting
• matters in the department;
• Preparation of management and statutory reports including final accounts;
• Assisting in the development of supplementary financial regulations and procedures to enhance internal controls established through the normal Treasury regulations and procedures;
• Setting targets for the accounts staff and evaluating achievements;
• Overseeing the processing of funding arrangements to the accounting units in the departments and ensuring compliance with Treasury regulations and procedures;
• Authorization of payments and signing of cheques subject to set limits;
• Supervision, training, development and deployment of accounts staff in the accounting unit;
• Handling disciplinary matters for the head of accounting unit;
• Participating and advising in Tender Committees;
• Interpretation and implementation of financial regulations and procedures, Treasury circulars, letters and instructions;
• Ensuring expenditures are within the allocations;
• Developing supplementary financial regulations and procedures to enhance internal controls established through normal Treasury regulations and procedures;
• Provision of quality and timely accounting services in the sub county including maintenance of appropriate and up to date accounting records;
• Preparation of management financial reports which include monthly expenditure returns, monthly bank reconciliations, revenue/AIA returns, cash flow statements, analysis of deposits etc.;
• Safeguarding Government Assets and records under him/her;
• Submission of a monthly check list confirming compliance with the requirements for preparation and submission of management and statutory reports to the Director, Accounting Services;
• Authorize payments, sign cheques and identify suitable cheques signatories and set limits as appropriate;
• Supervision, training, development and deployment of accounts staff; and
• Any other duties as may be assigned by the Deputy Director Accounting Services.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Qualified serving officers are required to make an application by downloading and completing a Promotion Application Form (PSB FORM -2 (Revised 2023) from County Government of Nakuru website www.nakuru.go.ke 
Duly filled application form should be sent to the Board through the Post Office or Courier Services in a sealed envelope to the address below On or Before 14th April, 2023 clearly indicating the vacancy number and position applied for on the envelope (Hand delivered applications will not be accepted)
The Secretary
Nakuru County Public Service Board
Public Works Building- Prisons Road
P.O Box 2870-20100
Interested and qualified? Go to Nakuru County Government on nakuru.go.ke to apply

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 14 April 2023
Duty Station: Nakuru
Posted: 13-04-2023
No of Jobs: 12
Start Publishing: 13-04-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 13-04-2067
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