Requirements for appointment
For appointment to the grade, an officer must:
i. Degree in Commerce, Accounts, Business Administration, or any other field in finance
ii. Passed Part III of Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination or its recognizedequivalentiii. Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) andRegistration of Accountants Board (RAB)..iv. Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 leadershipand Integrity.v. Minimum of 5 years’ experienceMaster’s degree in any of the following: Commerce, Accounting, BusinessAdministration, Finance, or their equivalent qualification from a recognized institutionwill be an added advantage.
i) Monitoring implementation of Accounting standards and systems for compliance; including
Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS) operations;ii) Follow up on Audit matters including compilation of County Treasury memorandum inrespect of County allocated to the officer;iii) Follow up implementation of Public Accounts Committee recommendations for theministries/districts allocated to officer;iv) Preparation of Bi-annual Accounts;v) Consolidation of cash flow projections submitted by Departments; and maintaining a checklist of returns and reports received from Departments to ensure compliance with law andTreasury circulars.vi) Assisting in administration of the Accounting Unit;vii) Assisting the head of the Accounting unit to provide advisory services to the AccountingOfficer and other stake holders on all financial and accounting matters in the Department;viii) Preparation of management and statutory reports including final accounts;ix) Assisting in the development of supplementary financial regulations and procedures toenhance internal controls established through normal Treasury regulations and procedures;x) Setting targets for the accounts staff and evaluating achievements;