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ACCOUNTANT, JOB GRADE KUCCPS 6 (Ref. Code KUCCPS 056/21)
The jobholder is responsible for assisting the Finance and Accounts Department in specific Accounting activities.
(i) Preparing and verifying vouchers in accordance with the laid down rules and regulations;
(ii) Checking and processing contract payments and other disbursements;
(iii) Writing cheques, posting payments and receipting vouchers in the cash books;
(iv) Receipting of money due and payable to the Placement Service;
(v) Paying personal and merchant claims guided by cash balances in the cash books and treasury regulations;
(vi) Ensuring timely submissions of relevant statutory deductions are made in the required formats and within set deadlines;
(vii) Capturing data and maintaining primary records such as cashbooks, ledgers, vote books and registers, including asset register;
(viii) Preparing financial reports;
(ix) Ensuring safe custody of payments and journal vouchers;
(x) Analyzing the below the line accounts;
(xi) Receiving payments and receipt vouchers;
(xii) Preparing and completing reconciliation sheets for all bank, cheque and cash payments;
(xiii) Facilitating withdrawal of cash for office use and ensuring safety of the same at all times;
(xiv) Providing cash liquidity analysis; and
(xv) Ensuring security of cheques and cheque books.
(xvi) Giving advice on appropriate internal controls to reduce risk.
Minimum Job Qualification
(i) Have a minimum of three (3) years relevant work experience in the Public sector or in the Private Sector;
(ii) Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option) or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
(iii) Have passed Part III of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination and membership or equivalent.
(iv) Be proficient in computer applications;
(v) Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
(vi) Show merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
Application Deadline: 8/12/2021
All interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply including those who may have previously applied or experienced challenges while attempting in applying. The Placement Service is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities, women and applicants from marginalised regions are encouraged to apply. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Providing false, misleading or inaccurate information on the application, on the resume or during an interview is grounds for disqualification, or termination if already hired.