Chief Accountant job at County Government of Machakos

Vacancy title:
Chief Accountant

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

Jobs at:

County Government of Machakos

Deadline of this Job:
04 January 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Machakos , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Saturday, December 24, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Job Reference No. - MCPSB/12/2022/005
Terms of Service: 5-Year Contract

Duties and Responsibilities
• Planning, directing, coordinating, supervising areas of control, training and development of staff under him/her, setting targets for the division and may occasionally be required to undertake ad hoc assignments relating to accounting services.
• may be called upon to assist in preparations of final accounts.
• ensuring safe custody of Government assets and records under him/her; and
• responsible for authorizing payments and signing of cheques subject to set limits.
• responsible for timely and accurate preparation of management reports that fall under his/her division.
• He/She will be responsible for providing guidance to officers under him/her to achieve the desired results.

Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: -

• Served in the grade of Senior Accountant, Job Group ‘L’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years.
• A Bachelors degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option) and passed Part II of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination
OR
• Passed Part III of Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination or its recognized equivalent.
• Attended a management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from the Kenya Institute of Administration or any other recognized institution. In addition to the above requirements, an officer must have the following key competencies:
• interpersonal skills including being a team player;
• integrity and commitment to producing results;
• proven working attitude and ability to give and take instructions; and
• ability to get on well with the diverse workforce.

Personal Qualities
In addition to the above requirements, an officer must have the following qualities:
• Ability to get on well with the diverse workforce
• Good knowledge in the professional field of specialization
• Good communication skills
• Ability to take instructions
• Good organizational and supervisory skills

Core Skills
• Team playing skills
• Accuracy
• Care for resources
• Manual dexterity
• Execution of instructions
• Interpersonal skills
• Analytical skills
• Records Management skills


Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Interested and qualified persons are requested to download and fill the application forms available ONLINE through the following online Link: Machakos County Website or Portal: http://machakos.go.ke/jobs 

Applicants must fill the official job application form accessible from Machakos County website then deliver to: -
The Secretary/CEO, Machakos County Public Service Board,
P.O BOX 603-90100,
Machakos.


Applicants should attach copies of Academic certificates, Professional certificates, National Identification card and Integrity clearance documents. Interested and qualified candidates must apply on or before 4th January 2023.
Note: The Shortlisted Candidates will be required to:
• Provide copies of academic and professional certificates certified by the issuing institutions.
• Produce originals of their National identity card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.


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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 04 January, 2023
Duty Station: Machakos
Posted: 24-12-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 24-12-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 24-12-2065
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