Assistant Accountant Job in Kenya

Pursuant to the
Constitution of Kenya (2010) and the County Governments Act No. 17 of 2012, the
County Government of Kakamega invites applications from suitably qualified
persons to fill the following vacant positions.


Basic Salary Scale:
Kshs. 87,360 x 3,190 – 90,550 x 4,490 – 95,040 x 4,860 – 99,900 x 5,010 –
104,910 x

5,240 – 110,150 x 5,500
– 115,650 x 5,780 – 121,430 p.m.

Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The
    officer will report to the Head of Treasury. An Officer at this level will
    be deployed to head an Accounting unit in a Department, deputize Head of
    Finance Department or be deployed at the County Treasury Headquarters.
    Specific duties will entail:-

  • Monitor
    implementation of Accounting standards and systems for compliance;
    including Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS)

  • Consolidate
    cash flow projections submitted by Departments;

  • Prepare
    Bi-annual Accounts;

  • Maintain
    check-list of returns and reports received from Departments to ensure
    compliance with law and Treasury circulars;

  • Follow
    up on Audit matters including compilation of Treasury memorandum in
    respect of Departments allocated to the officer;

  • Follow
    up implementation of County Assembly Public Accounts Committee
    recommendations for the County;

  • Assist
    in the administration of the Accounting Unit;

  • Assist
    the head of Accounting unit to provide advisory services to the Accounting
    Officer and other stake holders on all financial and accounting matters in
    the Department; and

  • Set
    performance targets for the accounts staff and evaluating


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

  • Served
    in the grade of Principal Accountant, Job Group “CPSB
    06” (JG ’N’) 
    or in a comparable and relevant position
    in the public service for a minimum period of three (3) years;

  • Passed
    Part III of Certified Public Accountants {CPA(K)} Examination or its
    recognized equivalent;

  • Master’s
    degree in any of the following: Commerce, Accounting, Business
    Administration, Finance or their equivalent qualification from a
    recognized institution;

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

  • Attended
    a management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized

How to Apply

All applicants should click on
the Job
Offers Option 
on the County Website, fill
the Application Form and submit it ONLINE on
or before Thursday 19th February, 2021 at 11.59 P.M.
No hard copy or emailed applications to the Board’s
official email i.e
[email protected] will
be accepted.

Applicants are advised
to provide accurate information when making applications, those who give false
information regarding their credentials and qualifications will be
automatically disqualified.

PLEASE NOTE: Kakamega County Public Service Board (KCPSB) DOES
use Agents nor charge ANY FEE at any
stage of the recruitment and selection process. Our official communication
channels are; email address
 [email protected] and phone number 0713852573 ONLY.

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