Accountant job at The Veterinary Medicines Directorate

Vacancy title:

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

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The Veterinary Medicines Directorate

Deadline of this Job:
11 July 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 21, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Qualifications and Requirements:
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
• Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Commerce or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
• Proficiency in Computer application; and
• Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the constitution.


Duties and responsibilities entail assisting in;
• Preparing payment vouchers and submitting for processing in accordance with the laid down rules and regulations;
• Maintaining registers of documents received and dispatched from the department;
• Maintaining primary records such as cashbooks, ledgers, vote books and registers and preparation of management reports eg imprest and expenditure returns;
• Issuing receipts for monies received;
• Filing payments and receipts vouchers and ensuring safety of accounts files;
• Ensuring safe custody of finance records and assets;
• Maintaining registers of fixed assets, and debtors;
• Balancing and reconciling cashbooks on daily basis;
• Facilitating for withdrawal of cash for office use and ensuring safety of the same at all times;
• Preparing bank reconciliations, cash flow statements and monthly reports;
• Ensuring security of cheques and cheque books
• Processing and filing of statutory returns with the relevant institutions;
• Verifying cashbook, payment and surrender vouchers;
• Reviewing of the monthly staff payroll journals
• Preparing all transfer letters for submission to the bank to effect payments;
• Reconciling ledger control accounts, debtors and creditors ledger accounts; and
• Preparing Audit supporting schedules for audit purposes;

Competencies and skills
• Communication;
• Report writing;
• Analytical

• Scale: VMD 6
• Basic Salary: Ksh 59,500 X4,500-93,500X6,000-99,500
• Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
Candidates who meet the above criteria are advised to submit a hard or soft application, detailed curriculum vitae and other testimonials to:
The Chief Executive Officer,
Veterinary Medicines Directorate;
Email  / 
or deliver hard copies with the envelope clearly marked Ref: …. to the Veterinary Medicines Directorate Offices, PCPB Plaza, Loresho Ridge Ground Floor; Addressed to:
Veterinary Medicines Directorate
P.O. Box 66171-00800
Westlands, Nairobi
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Monday 11th July, 2022 AT 5.00 P.M

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 11 July 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 22-06-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 22-06-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 22-06-2065
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