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  • Posted: Jan 5, 2023
    Deadline: Jan 13, 2023
  • Isiolo County covers an area of 25,336.7 square kilometres, on the upper Eastern region of Kenya. Isiolo Town is the capital town of the county. The county is mainly semi arid. Due to its size; Isiolo County borders seven other counties. These are Marsabit County to the north and north-west, Wajir County to the east and north-east, Garissa County to the south-east, Tana River County to the south, Meru County to the south-west, Laikipia to the west and Samburu County to the north-west. Isiolo Town is located on the main Nanyuki-Isiolo Highway, making the county easily. accessible by road. Kenya’s fifth international airport at Isiolo is close to completion. Isiolo Town lies at the middle of the Lamu Port, Southern Sudan Ethiopia Transport (LAPSET) corridor project which will see the town develop into a resort city by the year 2030.
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    Head Accounting Services

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Advice county government on all county public financial/Accounting matters Implementing approved government accounting standards
    • Design and develop county accounting system
    • Provide advice to county government on the best appropriate financial reporting formats
    • Provide a link between the county and the national accounting standards bodies on matters relating to public sector financial reporting
    • Develop guidelines for optimal staffing levels for the accounting department and facilitate training to ensure technical competence.
    • Participate in county financial policy committees 
    • Oversee the implementation of the approved accounting standards, policies and concepts to ensure compliance Undertake capacity building for staff at county level
    • Direct and control operations of the county exchequer account, and Participate in the relevant committees of the county assembly as advisor to the members and follow up on recommendations thereof including county treasury, treasury memorandum and oversee the accounting operations of the sub counties.

    Requirements for appointment

    • Bachelor’s Degree in either finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce or any other relevant field.
    • Be a holder of CPA K or its recognized equivalent
    • Relevant working experience of not less than Ten (10) years
    • Be a member of ICPAK in good standing
    • Certificate in strategic leadership development program lasting not less than six (6) weeks from recognized institution.
    • Certificate in computer application.
    • Demonstrated professional competency & manageable capability as reflected in work performance & result

    Method of Application

    Application Criteria
    Applicants must furnish the Board with their applications copies of the following documents.

    • Copy of the national identify card.
    • Certified Copies of academic and professional certificates.
    • Detailed Curriculum Vitae.
    • Registration and Clearance from relevant regulatory Professional bodies.
    • Fulfill the requirement of chapter (6) six of the constitution of Kenya

    Applications clearly marked should reach the undersigned by close of the business on or before 19TH January, 2023.
    P. O. Box 224 - 60300.

    Hand delivered to the County Public Service Board Offices along Isiolo Law courts road opposite Al Ansar playground

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