West Pokot County Principal Accountant Jobs in Kenya

West Pokot County Principal Accountant Jobs in Kenya


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 County 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;

• 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: –

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;

• Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option);

• Must be CPA (K) holder;

• Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and Registration of Accountants Board (RAB);

• Attended Senior Management Course not less than four (4) 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 on 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.

• CRB Certificate.

How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; West Pokot County Principal Accountant Jobs in Kenya


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