Accountant III Jobs. Kisumu County


Accountant III Job at Kisumu County

Kisumu County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions in their respective Departments as listed below:-

Accountant III -JG ‘J’ (10 POSTS) – REF: KSM/CPSB/2016/191

The Officer will be responsible to the Accountant I in charge of the respective unit or section

Accountant Job Responsibilities

  • Maintaining cash books
  • Preparing Statements of Expenditure for donor-funded expenditures
  • Posting of cash books
  • Filing of vouchers in an orderly way for ease of retrieval
  • Safe-custody of cash, cashbooks, paid vouchers, and bank statements
  • Daily balancing of cashbooks
  • Doing monthly bank reconciliation and clearing of all outstanding items in the bankreconciliation
  • Spending in accordance with the available funds or AIE
  • Processing LPOs, payments and payment vouchers
  • Ensuring payments are in conformity with the existing Government financial regulationsand procedures
  • Maintaining a reliable vote book system
  • Ensuring implementation of internal controls
  • Executing all the accounting functions relating to the unit as may be assigned from time totime

Competencies for Accountant Job

  • Must be a Kenyan citizen
  • Must be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting/Business Administration/Economics
  • Must have CPA II or ACCA
  • Be able to demonstrate familiarity with Government operations and general accounting systems
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be self-driven with a lot of initiative and drive
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution


   How to Apply

   The candidate should apply attaching the photocopies of the following documents:

  • National Identity card
  • Academic, Professional Certificates and Testimonials
  • Clearance Certificates from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Kenya Revenue Authority
  • (KRA), Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) and
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  • A letter from the area chief.
  • Any other relevant supporting documents.

All Applications should be sent to the undersigned on or before 5th August, 2016 at 4.00 pm. The  Secretary Public Service Board P.O.Box 7792-40100, Kisumu