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  • Posted: Feb 16, 2022
    Deadline: Feb 28, 2022
  • The Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (PSASB), is a semi-autonomous State Agency established by the Public Finance Management (PFM) Act No.18 of 2012. The Board is mandated to provide frameworks and set standards for the development and management of accounting, financial and internal audit systems for all state organs and public entities.
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    Senior Officer, Accounting Standards ASB 5


    Terms of Engagement : Permanent and Pensionable

    Job Summary

    Reporting to the Principal Accounting Standards the officer will be responsible for:

    1. Assisting in the process of prescribing the minimum standards of maintenance of proper books of accounts for all levels of Government.
    2. Assisting in the development of Accounting Standards guidelines by non-commercial public sector entities.
    3. Supporting the development and review of templates and formats for financial statements and reporting to enable non-commercial public entities in compliance with prescribed standards. Assisting in monitoring of the implementation of the prescribed Frameworks,
    4. Accounting Standards, and guidelines by non-commercial public entities and provide recommendations.
    5. Assisting in research and development activities related to accounting standards in the organization.
    6. Supporting in the implementation and monitoring of a roadmap towards Accrual accounting for non-commercial Public Sector entities
    7. Supporting in research and drafting of responses on standards developed by the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) to the Director.
    8. Supporting in development of learning materials and facilitate training and capacity building of accounting standards in non-commercial public entities in compliance with the set frameworks, standards, & guidelines.
    9. Assisting in the development and implementation of risk management Strategies and
    10. Business Continuity Plans in the Accounting Standards Directorate.
    11. Assisting in developing an online repository for accounting standards related learning materials and publications.
    12. Assisting in research for publishing and publicizing prescribed Accounting Frameworks, Standards, & guidelines for all public sector entities.
    13. Drafting monitoring and compile compliance reports
    14. Identifying and make requisition of research materials to inform the development of accounting standards, guidelines, manuals and templates.
    15. Offering logistical support during Financial Reporting Award (FiRe)

    Job Specifications

    The successful applicant must meet the following specifications:

    1. Served in a Financial, Accounting, Banking or Audit Function in a reputable organization for a minimum period of seven (7) years;;
    2. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Finance, Accounting, orequivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    3. Be a holder of CPA (K)/ACCA, CIFA or equivalent;
    4. Be a full member of ICPAK in good standing
    5. Have good knowledge and understanding of International Accounting Standards;
    6. Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks; from a recognizedinstitution.
    7. Be of proven integrity, transparency and accountability
    8. Proficiency in Computer applications.
    9. Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

    Method of Application

    If you can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the specified criteria, please email your C.V, copies of academic and professional certificates and any other supporting documents to the address to Kindly indicate the reference number on the subject of the email. Candidates must attach clearance/compliance certificates from CID, HELB, EACC, CRB & KRA in their applications which should be received not later than 28th February, 2022 at 5.00pm. All applications should be addressed to:




    P O BOX 38831-00100 NAIROBI

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