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  • Posted: Feb 16, 2021
    Deadline: Mar 5, 2021
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    As findings from the shores of Lake Turkana prove, the region has been inhabited since the dawn of the very first humans. In the past few centuries, the land has been roamed by various pastoralist peoples who constantly competed for pasture, water and animals. In 1886, the first Europeans to travel through Samburu County, on their way to Lake Turkana, were ...
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    Principal Accountant


    Principal Accountant JOB GROUP CPSB 06

    No of Positions: 2

    Reporting to the Head of Treasury (Accounting), will be responsible for timely and accurate preparation of Financial and Management Reports that fall under his/her Section.


    • Ensuring timely and accurate preparation of quality management report.
    • Preparation of revenue and expenditure returns in the County as required by Treasury regulations and law.
    • Preparation of annual financial statements.
    • Undertaking ad hoc assignment relating to accounting services.
    • Preparation of management financial reports which include; monthly expenditure,returns, monthly bank reconciliation statements. and revenue/AIA returns, cash flow statements, analysis of deposits and maintenance of up to date and accurate books of accounts.
    • Interpretation and implementation of financial regulations and procedures, Treasury circulars, letters and instructions.
    • Assist in preparation of responses to external audit reports on departmental financial matters.
    • Ensuring effective internal control systems.
    • Advice the Departments on financial matters.
    • Responsibility to authorize payments and sign cheques.
    • Verify returns, documents, vouchers, monitor revenue collection and safe guarding Government assets and records.
    • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.


    • Be a Kenyan Citizen.
    • Bachelor of Business Management/Administration, Commerce (Accounting Option or Finance Option) from a University recognized in Kenya
    • Must be a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya CPA(K)
    • Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and in good standing.
    • Certificate in Computer Application Packages.
    • Served in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of five (5) years.
    • Shown merit and ability as reflected in the work performance and results.
    • Have shown exemplary Leadership Qualities.
    • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on Leadership and Integrity.
      • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation
      • Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
      • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
      • Clearance from the Ethics &Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
      • Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

    Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

    Method of Application

    All applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side and submitted in any of the following ways: -

    Posted applications should be addressed to:

    Samburu County Public Service Board,
    P.O Box 3-20600,

    • Hand Delivery applications should be delivered to the Secretary, Samburu County Public Service Board Offices during working hours (8.00am -5.00pm)
    • Applications should be submitted to the undersigned by the close of business on or before 5th March, 2021.
    • Only shortlisted and successful Candidates will be contacted.

    Samburu County Government is an equal opportunity employer committed to values of inclusion and seeks diverse workforce. Women, persons with disabilities and the Youth are encouraged to apply.

    CS Josphat Lodi Lekamario,

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