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  • Posted: Apr 1, 2024
    Deadline: Apr 22, 2024
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    Tharaka Nithi County is one of the forty seven (47) counties in Kenya. It borders the Counties of Embu to the South and South West, Meru to the North and North East, Kirinyiga and Nyeri to the West and Kitui to the East and South East. The county lies between latitude 000 07′ and 000 26′ South and between longitudes 370...
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    Assistant Director Accounting Services

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Be an employee of Tharaka Nithi County
    • A Degree in any in any of the following disciplines: Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Commerce or their relevant equivalent qualification from an approved institution
    • Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Commerce or their relevant equivalent qualification from an approved institution will be an added advantage.
    • Passed Part III of Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Examination or its recognized equivalent.
    • Relevant working experience of five (5) years in the Accounting, Audit or Financial field
    • Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and Registration of Accountants Board (RAB).
    • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The officer reports to the Director Accounting Services and will be responsible for assisting the Director Accounting Services in:

    • Planning, organizing, coordinating and administration of all accounting activities within the accounting unit;
    • Acting as liaison officer between the accounting unit and the County Executive Committee Member (C.E.C.M) for finance and Economic Planning
    • Provision of advisory services to the Accounting Officers (Chief Officers) and other stakeholders on all financial and accounting matters in an accounting unit;
    • Ensuring proper interpretation and implementation of financial regulations and procedures, treasury circulars, letters and instructions;
    • Developing supplementary financial regulations and procedures to enhance internal controls established through normal treasury regulations and procedures;
    • Provision of quality and timely accounting services in the accounting unit including maintenance of accurate accounting records and preparation of management and statutory financial reports
    • Ensuring conformity to the law; participate fully in departmental/ Unit committees’ especially tender, planning, audit, training, etc.;
    • Authorizing payments, sign cheques, identify suitable cheques signatories and set limits as appropriate;
    • Maintain an inventory on all bank accounts in the accounting unit and their approved signatories including departments and units;
    • Ensuring safe custody of government assets and records; attending County Assembly Public Accounts Committee hearings;
    • Supervision, training, development and deployment of accounts staff in the Unit; and
    • Any other duty that may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time

    Method of Application

    Note: Applicants must prove they are working with Tharaka Nithi County Government

    Each application should be accompanied by some detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and transcripts, National Identity Card or Passport, testimonials and other relevant supporting documents.

    All applications should be submitted in sealed envelopes clearly marked on the top left side the position applied for so as to reach the undersigned on or before 22nd April, 2024 by 5.00 pm.

    Applications should be addressed to:

    P.O. BOX 10 – 60406

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