Accountant II

County Assembly of Bungoma

Bungoma County Assembly is the legislative arm of Bungoma County which is located in Western Kenya and runs along the Kenya Uganda border with a population of 1,375,063. It borders Busia, Kakamega and Trans Nzoia Counties.

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Accountant II

Institution: County Assembly of Bungoma

Location: Bungoma

Job Type: Full Time

Job Description/Requirements

SECTION 9 : FINANCE AND ACCOUNTS DEPARTMENT

9.4 Accountant II, Job Grade CASB 7 (CASB 25/8/2021) – 2 Posts.

Basic Salary: Kshs. 49,000

House Allowance: Kshs. 18,000

Other Allowance: Kshs. 8,000

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Preparing Annual and Quarterly Financial Reports and Statements in compliance with existing laws and regulations;
  2. Preparing audit responses on need basis;

iii. Providing information and documents required for end year procedure;

  1. Perform Bank Reconciliation functions both manually and electronically;
  2. Processing of payments in accordance with prevailing processes and procedures;
  3. Maintaining primary books of accounts;

vii. Filing of Statutory returns;

viii. Participating in developing accounting manuals, policies and procedures for operations;

  1. Coordinating Ward Office operations; and
  2. Confirming compliance with County Assembly’s internal controls for all payments.

 

Requirements for Appointment

  1. a) minimum period of three (3) years’ experience in the relevant field;
  2. b) Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Commerce (Accounting/Finance option), Finance, Economics, Business Administration (Accounting/Finance option), Business Management(Accounting/Finance option), or any other equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution;
  3. c) Part II of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA-K) Examination or its equivalent;
  4. d) Proficiency in computer applications; and
  5. e) Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance.
  6. f) Meet with the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010;

Detailed specifications and requirements for each position stated above can be downloaded from the County Assembly website http://www.bungomaassembly.go.ke/ 

Interested candidates who meet the specifications are requested to forward their applications with copies of academic and professional testimonials. and National Identity card.

Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their academic and professional testimonials. National Identity Card, and clearances from. EACC, KRA, DCI. HELB and CRB.

Please note that:

  1. Candidates should NOT attach original documents to the application.
  2. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  3. CANVASSING in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

All applications should indicate clearly the position applied for and the advert number on the top left corner of the envelope and be addressed to:

The Secretary,

County Assembly Service Board

County Assembly of Bungoma

P.O. Box 1886-50200, Bungoma

Or via email hr@bungomaassembly.go.ke

  1. be hand delivered to the Human Resource Management Office Room 10 at the Main County Assembly building.

All applications should be received not later than 23rd September, 2021.

THE COUNTY ASSEMBLY OF BUNGOMA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

 

J.K.O. MOSONGO,

SECRETARY,

COUNTY ASSEMBLY SERVICE BOARD.

 

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