JOB GROUP 'P' 1 POST
VACANCY NO. CPSB 30/23 (E)
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable
Duties and Responsibilities
An Assistant Accountant General will be deployed to head a County Treasury with large allocations for development and recruitment expenditure, substantial revenue collections or be a deputy head in an Accounting Unit or be deployed in Accounting General's Office.
In Accountants Generals Office, the Officer will be responsible to the Senior Accountant General for the following functions in respect of the specific departments allocated to him/her;
Monitoring implementation of Accounting standards and systems for compliance: including Integrated Financial Management Information System(IFMIS) operations;
Follow up on audits matters including compilation of Treasury memorandum in respect of departments allocated to the Officer;
Follow up on Public Accounts Committee recommendations for the departments allocated to the Officer;
Preparation of Bi-annual Accounts;
ESV. Consolidation of cash flow Projections submitted by the departments;
In an Accounting Unit duties will entail:
Assisting in the administration of the Accounting Unit;
Assisting the head of the Accounting unit to provide advisory services to the Accounting Officer and other stake holders on all financial and Accounting matters in the department; Preparation of management and statutory reports including final accounts;
Assisting in the development of supplementary financial regulations and procedures to enhance internal controls established through normal Treasury regulations and procedures;
Setting targets for the accounts staff and evaluating achievements;
Overseeing the processing of funding arrangement to the departments and ensures compliance with treasury regulations and procedures;
Authorization of payment and signing of cheques subject to set limits;
Supervision, training, development and deployment of accounts staff in the accounting units;
Handling disciplinary matters for the head of accounting units and any other relevant assigned by the head of accounting unit.
Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, the officer must have:
i. Degree in any of the following: Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or their equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
ii. Masters degree in any of the following: Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or their equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
iii. Passed part III of Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination or its recognized equivalent.
iv. Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and Registration of Accounting Board (RAB)
v. Must have an experience of at least three (3) years in a comparable and relevant position in the public service.
vi. Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.