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County Accountant-Thika

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

This position is responsible to support the County Elections Manager (CEM) on day to day operations and prepare all books of accounts in the County office.
Shortlisted applicants shall be required to avail clearances from the following institutions as they appear for interview;

  1. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC);
  2. Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI);
  3. Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  4. Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP);
  5. Higher Education Loans Board;
  6. Professional bodies (where applicable) to which the applicant is a member e.g. LSK, ICPAK, AAK, IEK etc. and
  7. Credit Reference Bureau Africa Ltd or Metropol Credit Reference Bureau.
Application Procedure
  1. Fill in all the required fields from the application form this link
  2. After completing this Online application, you are then required to submit the physical copies of your academic certificates, transcripts, clearance certificates and academic testimonials.


  1. Initiate payment process, prepare and examine vouchers received from the Constituency Office Clerks in the County
  2. Prepare payroll for the temporary hired election officials for the County
  3. Maintain cashbooks and bank reconciliation for the County
  4. Deduct and submit statutory deductions made in the County
  5. Disbursement of funds to constituency offices within the County and check off returns
  6. Advise the CEM on all County financial matters
  7. Certify and verify returns and vouchers in the County
  8. Write cheques and arranging for withdrawal of cash for County office use
  9. Ensure settlement of bills for the services and goods supplied to the County offices
  10. Handle leave records, office accommodation, medical issues, and any other administrative matters in the County
  11. Manage and update the risk register on electoral operations in the County
  12. Maintain leases, County assets titles and ensure security of all IEBC owned and hired premises
  13. Deal with procurement matters promptly as may be directed in collaboration with warehouse accountant
  14. Identify constituency needs and supplies and address them for the County
  15. Coordinate and maintain proper staff files, personnel, and accounting records
  16. Certify and verify returns from the constituencies
  17. Prepare expenditure returns in the County

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Thika
Area of work: Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Accounting; Payroll; People management; Cash management; CPA certification; Investment advise
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC)

GovernmentalCompany size: 50-100 people

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is an independent regulatory agency that was founded in 2011 by the Constitution of Kenya. The Commission is responsible for conducting or supervising referenda and elections to any elective body or office established by the Constitution, and any other elections as prescribed by an Act of Parliament. It was created in a provision of the 2010 constitution and the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Act. Its mandate includes; the continuous registration of voters and revision of the voter’s roll, the delimitation of constituencies and wards, the regulation of political parties process, the settlement of electoral disputes, the registration of candidates for elections, voter education, the facilitation of the observation, monitoring and evaluation of elections,the regulation of money spent by a candidate or party in respect of any election, the development of a code of conduct for candidates and parties, the monitoring of compliance with legislation on nomination of candidates by parties.

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