County Government of Busia Principal Accountant Jobs in Kenya

County Government of Busia Principal Accountant Jobs in Kenya

Pursuant to Article 235 (1) (b) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and Section 59 (1) (b), of The County Governments Act No.17, 2012, The County Public Service Board of Busia invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill vacant positions in the Department of Finance, Economic Planning and ICT as follows:

  • Principal Accountant

    Duties and Responsibilities
  • Interpretation and implementation of financial regulations and procedures, Treasury circulars, letters and instructions;
  • Oversee expenditures within the voted allocations; developing supplementary financial regulations and procedures to enhance internal controls established through normal Treasury regulations and procedures; preparation of management financial reports which include; monthly expenditure, returns, monthly bank reconciliation statements, and revenue/AIA returns, cash flow statements, analysis of deposits etc and maintenance of up to date and accurate books of accounts;
  • Safeguarding Government Assets and records in the County Treasury; and supervision, training, development and deployment of Accounts staff.
  • Authorization of payments and signing of cheques subject to set limits;
  • Preparation of revenue and expenditure returns in the District as required by Treasury regulations and law;
  • Developing of supplementary financial regulations and procedures to enhance internal controls established through normal Treasury regulations and procedures;
  • Training officer of the Accounting staff in the County;
  • Planning, directing, coordinating, supervising areas of control, training and development of staff under him/her and setting targets for the division;
  • Undertaking ad hoc assignment relating to accounting services;
  • Preparation of final accounts;
  • Ensuring safe custody of government assets and records under him/her;
  • Ensuring timely and accurate preparation of quality management report that fall under his
  • Division; and guiding officers under him/her to achieve the desired results.

    Requirement for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, the officer must have: –

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE), mean grade C
    (Plain) and above or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Served in the grade of Chief Accountant, Job Group ‘M’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • A Bachelor’s 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
  • Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and Registration of Accountants Board (RAB).
  • Attended a Management Course not less than Four weeks from Kenya School of Government (KSG) or any other recognized institution.
  • Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 leadership and Integrity.

    Additional Requirements

    All applicants are expected to attach copies of the following additional documents

  • Tax Compliance Certificate.
  • Clearance from HELB where necessary.
    Clearance from the Ethics and anti-Corruption Commission.
  • Certificate of good conduct from the police.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications attaching copies of their certificates and testimonials, and send to the undersigned on or before 14th June, 2019
    THE SECRETARY/CEO
    BUSIA COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
    P.O PRIVATE BAG -50400
    BUSIA (K)

  • For more information and job application details, see; County Government of Busia Principal Accountant Jobs in Kenya

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