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The Lamu County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions as per Sections 59 of the County Governments Act.
ACCOUNTANT I, J/G ‘K’ LCPSB/ADV/2021/14 (3 POSTS)
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable
REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENT
For appointment to this grade, the candidate must:
i. Be a Kenyan Citizen;
ii. Have Passed Part III of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination
iii. Have Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option), Business Administration (Accounting option) from a recognized institution or any other relevant equivalent qualification;
iv. Have Passed Part II of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination
v. Have Certificate in Computer Applications;
vi. Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Specific duties and responsibilities will be as follows:
i. Verification of vouchers and committal documents in accordance with laid down rules and regulations;
ii. Data capture, maintenance of primary records such as cashbooks, ledgers, vote books, registers and preparation of
simple management reports e.g. imprest and expenditure returns etc.
iii. Safe custody of Government records and assets under him/her, analysis the line accounts and may be deployed as a
cashier where duties will entail receiving duly processed payments and receipt vouchers;
iv. Posting payments and receipt vouchers in the cash books; balancing and ruling of the cash books on daily basis;
v. Extracting and providing cash liquidity analysis;
vi. Preparation of expenditure and Authority to Incur Expenditure (AIE) funding returns on quarterly basis at County
vii. Preparation of Appropriation–In–Aid (AIA) returns on quarterly basis at district treasury level;
viii. Paying personal and merchant claims guided by cash balances in the cash books and treasury regulations;
ix. Receipting of all money due and payable to government.
x. Any other relevant duties that may be assigned from time to time.
HOW TO APPLY
Qualified and interested candidates should download and dully fill job application form provided on our website http://www.lamu.go.ke /http://www.lamu-cpsb.org. together with required documents and send to:
Lamu County Public Service Board
P. O. Box 536-80500
Applicants must attach photocopies of the following documents:
➢ National Identity Card;
➢ Academic & Professional Certificates and Testimonials;
➢ Copies of clearance certificates from:
• Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
• Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
• Criminal Investigation Department (CID);
• Ethics and Anti – Corruption Commission (EACC); and
• Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) and respective professional bodies.
➢ Any other relevant supporting documents.
➢ The applications should reach the County Public Service Board on or before 8th October 2021
➢ Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
➢ Canvasing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
➢ Youth, Women and persons with special needs are encouraged to apply.