Vihiga County Government Financial Accountant Jobs in Kenya

Vihiga County Government Financial Accountant Jobs in Kenya


  • The Financial Accountant shall report to the County Director of Accounting Services and shall be responsible for carrying out accounting and payroll
    services in the County treasury and county departmental entities.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Controlling of expenditure commitments in the Ministries/Departments;

  • Initial evaluation and scrutiny of expenditure proposals and compilation of information required in the budgetary processes;

  • Processing of Medium-Term Expenditure Framework and revised budget estimates;

  • Budgeting of donor financed projects, reviewing of financial implementation of such projects, and monitoring commitments on expenditures;

  • Reviewing Programme based budget performance indicators and subsector reports and facilitate finalization of the sub sector reports;

  • Preparation and maintenance of monthly cashbooks, bank reconciliations, statutory returns reconciliation, imprest registers, fixed asset register, salary and cash advance registers, and voucher examination.

  • Coordinating the preparation of sector budget proposals for departments

  • Planning, directing, coordinating, supervising accounting operations in the area of deployment;

  • Preparing monthly and quarterly revenue and expenditure reports and annual financial statements for audit purposes;

  • Timely preparation and Maintenance of the County Payroll.

  • Ensuring safe custody of government assets and records

  • Ensuring timely and accurate preparation of quality management reports

    Core Competencies

  • Able to work under minimum supervision, meet set deadlines

  • Innovative,
    selfless, high level of integrity and confidentiality in handling government records.

  • Must have good report writing skills and be a team player.

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a Kenyan citizen

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following discipline: Commerce, (Accounting or Finance option), Business management, business administration, Economics, or any other relevant field.

  • Must be a registered member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) in good standing.

  • Be conversant with public financial management laws and regulations.

  • At least 5 years working Experience in government accounting and working knowledge of IFMIS system

  • Fulfilled the requirement of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2012

  • Proficiency in computer applications.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Vihiga County Government Financial Accountant Jobs in Kenya


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