PSC Jobs 2023-Accountant

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

PSC

For Appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –

  • Three (3) years’ experience in the field of accounting as an Accountant CSG  11 and above  or in a comparable position in the Public Service;

OR

  • Six (6) years’ experience in the field of accounting as an Account Assistant CSG 12  and above or   in a comparable position in the Public Service; and
  • A Bachelors Degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance Option, Business Administration (Accounting Option) from a university recognized Kenya or any other relevant equivalent qualification and a pass in Part II of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination or its recognized equivalent;

OR

  • A pass in Part III of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination or its recognized equivalent from a recognized institution.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Verification of vouchers and committal documents in accordance with laid down rules, regulations and procedures;
  • Capture data in IFMIS including invoicing or validation;
  • Maintain primary electronic and manual records such as cashbooks, ledgers, vote books electronically and registers;
  • Preparing simple management reports such as imprest and expenditure returns;
  • Posting payments and receipt vouchers in the cashbooks, balancing and ruling of the cashbook on daily basis;
  • Arranging for withdrawal of cash for office use and ensuring safety of the same at all times;
  • Preparing Bank Reconciliation Statements, that is, reconcile the balances as per Bank Statements with the closing balances as per the Cashbook as at the end of each month and bring out the reconciling items as per the prescribed template;
  • Analyzing of below line Accounts and other routine accounting jobs;
  • Assisting with the preparation of financial statements in accordance with the cash basis of accounting under International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) and Car and Mortgage loans scheme under accrual basis; and
  • Responsible for safe custody of Government records and assets.

To apply for this job please visit pscims.publicservice.go.ke.