Assistant Accountant Jobs. Tharaka Nithi County 



Pursuant to the constitution of Kenya 2010 and the County Government Act no.17 of 2012,the county Government of Tharaka Nithi invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions.

Ministry Of Finance & Economic Planning

Assistant Accountant General (AAG) Job Group “P”

Assistant Accountant Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • To head the County Treasury with large Allocation for both Development & Recurrent expenditure
    Head of County Accounting Department
  • Answerable to the C.E.C and Chief Officer in charge of Finance & Economic Planning
  • Monitoring implementation of the Accounting standards & systems for compliance including Integrated Financial Management Systems (IFMIS)
  • Follow up Audit Matters including compilation of Treasury Memorandum for the County
  • Follow up Implementation of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) recommendations for the County
  • Preparation of bi – annual Accounts reports, consolidation of cash flow projections submitted by the departments
  • Providing of advisory services to the executive and the departmental heads on all financial Accounting matters
  • Interpretation and implementation of financial regulations & procedures, treasury circulars, letters and instructions
  • Maintenance of appropriate and up to date accounting records
  • Timely Preparation of management financial reports
  • Development of supplementary financial regulations & procedures to enhance internal controls established through normal treasury regulations & procedures

Requirements for Assistant Accountant Job

  • Served as Principal Accountant or Comparable position in public sector for a period not less than 10 Years
  • Certified Public Accountants {CPA (K)} examination or its recognized equivalent
  • Degree in any of the following fields: Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • (Masters Degree in any of the above fields will have an added advantage)
  • Registered with Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) & Registration of Accountants Board (RAB)
  • ICT skills with Accounting Packages

Key Competencies

  • Integrity & Commitment to produce Results
  • Creativity and Innovativeness
  • Problem solving & Managerial Skills
  • Good Interpersonal Relationship & Communicator
  • Leadership, Collaboration, Results Oriented & Self driven

Core Skills Required For The Position

  • People Management
  • Financial Management
  • Policy articulation & Implementation
  • Planning & Coordination

All Applicants Must

  • Meet the conditions of chapter six of the constitution.
  • Be cleared by HELB where applicable.
  • Have valid Tax Compliance Certificate.
  • Have valid Certificate of Good Conduct issued by Kenya Police.
  • Have clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.

How to Apply

Interested and suitable qualified candidates should forward their application, enclosing certified copies of their academic and professional certificates, detailed Curriculum Vitae giving details of daytime telephone contact-mail address, names and valid current contacts of two referees on or before WEDNESDAY 3rd August, 2016 by NB: All applicants MUST fill in the application for employment form – TNC/CPSB/2a available on our website at or obtain hard copies of the same at the County Public Service Board’s office at Kathwana. Online applications should be emailed to[email protected] All application should be submitted in a sealed envelope indicating the position applied for and should be addressed to: The Secretary County Public Service Board P.O Box 10-60406 Kathwana