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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.
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE, BUDGET, STRATEGY AND ECONOMIC PLANNING
DIRECTOR ACCOUNTING SERVICES J/G ‘R’ (1 POST) LCPSB/ADV/2021/12
Terms of Service: 3 Years Contract
REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENT
For appointment to this grade, the
i. Be a Kenyan Citizen;
ii. Have Served in the grade of Deputy Director, Accounting Services Job Group ‘Q’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service or Private Sector for a minimum period of Five (5) years in managerial position and Ten (10) years in general working experience;
v. Have Passed Part III of Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Examination or its recognized equivalent.
vi. Have Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines; Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Commerce or their relevant equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
vii. Have Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, commerce or their relevant qualification.
viii. Have Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK);
ix. Have a Certificate in Computer application skills from a recognized institution;
x. Proven administrative ability and professional competence necessary for effective performance of work at this level;
xi. Demonstrated managerial and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of National Policies, goals and Objectives and ability to relate them to physical Planning function.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Specific duties and responsibilities will be as follows:
i. Reviewing the applications of accounting Standards and systems including IFMIS and recommending changes and
ii. Attending Public Accounts Committee hearings as necessary;
iii. Overseeing cash management and exchequer operations both for expenditure and revenue in liaison with the Central Bank of Kenya and other banks;
iv. Monitoring banking arrangements in the County Departments;
v. Drafting and revising regulations for new and existing funds respectively;
vi. Monitoring and ensuring timely production of management and stationery and financial reports including the bi–
vii. Monitoring data Management for County Departments for IFMIS and other systems in liaison with Government Information Technology;
viii. Reviewing and investigating losses including making recommendations for write–offs requested by County Departments
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.