Assistant Chief Accountant Jobs. Kisumu County


Assistant Chief Accountant– Accounting & Reporting 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:-

Vacancies In Treasury (Finance And Procurement)

Finance Department

Assistant Chief Accountant– Accounting & Reporting -JG ‘N’ (

The officer will be responsible to the Director Accounting Services for efficient management of accounting and reporting services in the county

Assistant Chief Accountant Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Advising on all financial accounting and reporting matters
  • Implementing Government accounting standards and policies
  • Designing and developing county accounting systems
  • Developing and ensuring the implementation of internal controls
  • Maintaining accounting systems and records
  • Maintaining the county’s books of accounts
  • Preparing the financial statements including the balance sheet, income and expenditure and cash flows
  • Preparing financial reports in line with County and National Government requirements
  • Supervising all accounting staff posted to the reporting section
  • Facilitating internal and external audit of the financial statements
  • Any other duty as may be assigned

Competencies for Assistant Chief Accountant Job

  • Must be a Kenyan citizen
  • Must be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance/Business
  • Administration/Economics from a recognised institution
  • Must be a holder of CPA (K) or ACCA qualifications
  • Must have served in Job Group ‘L’ and above in the public service or in a comparable position in the private sector for a minimum period of three (3) years
  • Be a member of a professional body
  • Be able to demonstrate familiarity with public finance management, budgeting and accounting systems
  • Ability to prepare financial reports, statements and projections
  • Ability to interpret Government policy, procedures and financial data
  • Must have strong supervisory skills
  • Must have undergone senior management courses
  • 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