Accountant I – 5 Posts at County Government of Nyeri

  • Full Time
  • Nyeri

County Government of Nyeri

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Verifying vouchers and committal documents per laid down rules and regulations.
  • Data capturing, maintaining of primary records such as cashbooks, ledgers, vote books, registers, and preparation of simple management reports e.g. imprest and expenditure returns, etc.
  • Responsible for the safe custody of government records and assets under him/her, analysis of the below-the-line accounts, and may be deployed as a cashier where duties will entail receiving duly processed payments and receipt vouchers.
  • Writing cheques and posting payments and receipt vouchers in the cash books.
  • Balancing and ruling the cash books daily.
  • Arranging for withdrawal of cash for office use and ensuring the safety of the same at all times.
  • Extracting and providing cash liquidity analysis.
  • Ensuring the security of cheques and checkbooks.
  • Preparing of expenditure and Authority to Incur Expenditure (AIE) funding returns quarterly.
  • Preparing Appropriation In Aid (AIA) returns on a quarterly basis paying personal and merchant claims guided by cash balances in the cash books and treasury regulations.
  • Receipting of all money due and payable to the Government.

Requirements for Appointment:

  • Be a Kenyan citizen (attach ID).
  • A candidate must have a bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option) or Business Administration (Accounting option) and passed Part III of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination.
  • Registration with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants will be an added advantage.
  • Served as an Accountant for a minimum period of three (3) years in a relevant and comparable position.

Method of Application

All applications (hand delivered or through the post office) should be received on or before 2nd May 2024, at 5.00 pm.


  • Any communication from the County Public Service Board SHALL be through the above-provided address and cellphone.
  • The County Public Service Board does not charge for any of the recruitment exercises, including shortlisting and appointment. Any request for payment or favor should therefore be reported to the police for appropriate action.
  • The County Government of Nyeri is an equal opportunity employer.
  • People living with disability are encouraged to apply.
  • Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted by the Board.