County Government of Vihiga Director Accounting Services Jobs in Kenya

County Government of Vihiga Director Accounting Services Jobs in Kenya

  • The County Government of Vihiga is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a highly degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment.

    Director Accounting Services

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing advisory services to the departmental heads and other stakeholders on all financial and accounting matters;

  • Interpreting and implementing financial regulations and procedures, Treasury circulars, letters and instructions.

  • Developing supplementary financial regulations and procedures to enhance internal controls. Maintaining appropriate and up to date accounting records.

  • Preparing management financial reports which include monthly expenditure returns, monthly bank reconciliations, revenue/AIA returns, cash flow statements, analysis of deposits.

  • Submitting monthly checklist confirming compliance with the requirements for preparation and submission of management and statutory reports to the chief officer.

  • Authorizing payments, signing cheques, and identifying suitable cheque signatories and setting limits as appropriate.

  • Monitoring implementation of Accounting Standards and systems for compliance including Integrated financial Management Information System (IFMIS) operations;

  • Following upon Audit matters including compilation of Treasury memorandum in respect of all departments.

  • Following up on implementation of the internal audit and external auditors ‘recommendations.

  • Following up on implementation of the Senate and County Assembly Public Accounts and Investment Committee recommendations.

  • Preparing of Bi-annual accounts

  • Consolidating cash flow projections and expenditure returns submitted by departments; maintaining a check-list of returns and reports received from departments to ensure compliance with the Law and Treasury

  • Oversee and direct the activities of the treasury cash office, document examination section, financial and non-financial reporting unit, IFMIS payment unit, asset management and treasury registry units.

  • Perform such other functions as may be delegated from time to time


  • Served for cumulative ten (10) years three (3)of which have been at the grade of Deputy Director Accounting.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting or finance option)

  • A holder of a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Business Management/Administration, Finance, Economics or Commerce from a recognized institution.

  • Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)in good standing.

  • A certificate in Strategic Leadership and Development Programme Course from a recognized institution;

  • Demonstrated professional competence in the field of Accounting Services; and shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;

  • Must satisfy the provisions of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya 2010

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; County Government of Vihiga Director Accounting Services Jobs in Kenya

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