Accountant II

Samburu County Public Service Board

Job Summary

The Samburu County Public Service Board invites applications from qualified Persons to fill the above vacant positions in the County Government of Samburu.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 1 year

Job Description/Requirements


3. Accountant II JOB GROUP CPSB 10 (2 POSTS)


i.    Dealing with accounting operations in an accounting unit or County Treasury.
ii.    Preparation and verifications of vouchers and committal documents in accordance with laid down rules and regulations,
iii.    Maintenance of Primary records such as cashbooks, ledgers, vote books, registers and preparation of simple management reports e.g., imprest and expenditure return etc.
iv.     He or she will be responsible for the safe custody of Government records and assets under him or her.
v.     Writing cheques and posting payment and receipt vouchers in the cash books, balancing and ruling of the cash books on daily basis.
vi.    Arranging for withdrawal of cash for office use and ensuring safety of the same at all times.
vii.    Ensuring security of cheques and cheque books.
viii.    Preparation of expenditure and authority to incur expenditure (AIE) funding returns on quarterly basis at County treasury level.
ix.     Preparation of appropriation in aid (AIA) returns on quarterly basis at County treasury level.
x.    Paying personal and merchant claims guided by cash balances in the cash books and treasury regulations.
xi.    Receipting of all money due and payable to Government.
xii.    And other duty as may be assigned by the Head of Treasury (Accounting)

i.    Be a Kenyan Citizen.
ii.    Be a holder of CPA Part Two or Bachelor of commerce (Accounting or Finance Option).
iii.    Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
iv.    Have knowledge in Computerized Accounting
v.    Relevant professional experience of at least one (1) year in public or private sector.
vi.    Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on Leadership and Integrity.
a)  Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation
b)  Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
c)  Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
d)  Clearance from the Ethics &Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
e)  Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

All applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side and submitted in any of the following ways: -

i)    Posted applications should be addressed to:

Samburu County Public Service Board,
P.O Box 3-20600,

ii)     Hand Delivery applications should be delivered to the Secretary, Samburu County Public Service Board Offices during working hours (8.00am -5.00pm)
iii)     Applications should be submitted to the undersigned by the close of business on or before 5th March, 2021.
iv)     Only shortlisted and successful Candidates will be contacted.

Samburu County Government is an equal opportunity employer committed to values of inclusion and seeks diverse workforce. Women, persons with disabilities and the Youth are encouraged to apply.

CS Josphat Lodi Lekamario,

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