Director Accounting Services

Kiambu County Public Service Board

Job Summary

The Director Accounting services will be In-charge of the County Treasury Accounting Services and shall Report directly to the Chief Officer Finance, ICT& Economic planning.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description


Kiambu County Public Service Board is pleased to announce to the general public recruitment of the following posts on Contract Terms of Service.


1: POSITION: Director Accounting Services – (CPSB 03)
Job Reference No: KCPSB/FEP 1/2020
Number of Posts: One (1)
Terms of Service: Three (3) year Contract –Renewable
Gross Salary Scale: 121,430 - 169,140 – As per SRC Guidelines

Job Purpose & Reporting Responsibility
The Director Accounting services will be In-charge of the County Treasury Accounting Services and shall Report directly to the Chief Officer Finance, ICT& Economic planning.

Requirements and Competencies for Appointment
For appointment to this post a candidate must; -

i. Be a Kenyan citizen.
ii. Have served in the public or private sector for a minimum period of ten (10) years.
iii. Possess a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Commerce or other relevant equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
iv. A holder of a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Business Management/Administration, Finance, Economics or Commerce from a recognized institution.
v. Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and in good standing.
vi. Demonstrated professional competence in the field of Accounting Services and shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results
vii. Must satisfy the provisions of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya 2010.

Duties and Responsibilities
i. Direction and coordination of routine & non-routine Accounting transactions and related matters;
ii. Interpretation of Financial and Accounting policies, regulations and circulars in the County Treasury;
iii. Establishment and maintenance of effective internal control system in the County Treasury;
iv. Ensuring timely preparation of financial statements and reports;
v. Coordination of IFMIS activities and overall capacity building;
vi. Ensuring strict compliance with the Government Financial laws, Regulations and Procedures;
vii. Ensuring proper handling of Banking Matters;
viii. Coordinating authorization of payment vouchers and approval of payments in the Internet banking system;
ix. Liaison with HRM on County Treasury Staff matters
x. Plays advisory role to the Chief Officer and County Executive Committee member on accounting matters; and
xi. Any other relevant duty as may be assigned from time to time.

How to Apply
All applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed curriculum vitae with names, address and telephone contacts of three referees. Academic and professional certificates, testimonials, national identity card or passport and any other supporting documents. Clearly indicate the position applied for both on the cover letter and the envelope.

Posted Applications should be addressed to the:

County Public Service Board
County Government of Kiambu
P.O Box 2362-00900

Hand Delivered applications should be provided at the County Public Service Board offices, Room 103, first floor at Thika Sub-County offices between 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. on weekdays.

Applicants should seek clearance from and attach copies of evidence thereof of the CURRENT (valid in 2020) documents below.
• Kenya Revenue Authority (Tax Compliance Certificate)
• Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
• Directorate of Criminal Investigations (Certificate of Good Conduct)
• Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
• Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Applications should reach the County Public Service Board (CPSB) on or before 5pm of 21st October, 2020. Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, clearance and other relevant documents in support of their application.
• The County Public Service Board does NOT Charge any fee in the recruitment process; candidates should report to Police any number /person calling to solicit for cash.
• The Board is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disability are encouraged to apply.
• Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
• Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

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