Trans Nzoia County - County Director (Accounting Services) Jobs in Kenya

Trans Nzoia County - County Director (Accounting Services) Jobs in Kenya


  • The Director Accounting Services will be responsible to the Chief Officer County Treasury
    for planning, organizing, coordinating and administration of all accounting activities within
    the accounting directorate and for provision of advisory services to the Accounting Officer and other stakeholders on all accounting matters.

    Specific duties and responsibilities will entail:

  • Reviewing the applications of accounting standards and systems including IFMIS and recommending changes and improvements;

  • Attending Public Accounts Committee hearings as necessary;

  • Overseeing cash management and exchequer operations both for expenditure and revenue in liaison with the Central Bank of Kenya and other
    banks;

  • Monitoring banking arrangements in the County, drafting and revising regulations for new and existing funds respectively;

  • Monitoring and ensuring timely production of management and statutory financial reports including the annual accounts;

  • Monitoring data management for departments and their division for IFMIS and other systems in liaison with National Treasury;

  • Reviewing and investigating losses including making recommendations for write-offs requested by departments;

  • Follow up with Heads of Accounting Units (HAU) on non-compliance with standards, circulars, financial regulations and procedures, letters and
    instructions;

  • Ensure safe custody of government assets and records under him/her; and

  • Supervision, training, development and deployment of accounts staff in the division.

    Requirements for Appointment

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

  • Relevant working experience of twenty (20) years in the Accounting, Audit or Financial field; or Served in the grade of Senior Assistant Accountant General, or a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum
    period of three (3) years.

  • Passed Part III of Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Examination or its recognized equivalent.

  • Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: - Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Commerce or their relevant
    equivalent qualification from an approved institution.

  • Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK);

  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;

  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya.

    In addition to the above requirements, the director must have the following key competencies:

  • High degree of professional competence and administrative capability required for effective planning, direction, control and coordination of the accounting function;

  • Personal integrity - a strong commitment to openness, honesty and inclusiveness demonstrating tolerance and a capacity to inspire trust
    in others;

  • Personal responsibility - the willingness to accept responsibility for own actions and outcomes a thorough understanding of national goals, policies and programmes and the ability to translate them to the accounting function.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Trans Nzoia County - County Director (Accounting Services) Jobs in Kenya


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