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Accountant

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

The Accountant 1 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.
• 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 3 years working Experience in government accounting and working knowledge of IFMIS system.

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

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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