Accountant Ii

Contract: Contract / Casual
Salary: Confidential
Status: Active

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Job Description

Job Description/Requirements

The National Youth Service (NYS) is a State Corporation established under section 5 (I) of the NYS, Act, 2018 (the Act) to train and mentor Kenyan youth. The functions of the Service as provided in the Act are undertaking paramilitary training. technical and vocational training in various trades, national building programmes, commercialization of assets to optimize utilization of its resources as well as research and innovation, hence creating a critical mass of technologically skilled and effective Kenyan youth ready to join the global village.

In line with its mandate, the Service is seeking to recruit suitably qualified candidates for the following posit ions:

7. Accountant II, CSG 11, JOB GROUP (5 posts)

Salary Scale NYS: Ksh. 31,270 – 41,260 P.M

House Allowance    Ksh.10,000 P.M
Commuter Allowance Ksh.4,000 P.M
Leave allowance    Ksh. 4,000 P.M

Terms of Service
Three year renewable contract based on performance.

Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities of the Accountant will entail:

1.    Preparing and verification of vouchers in accordance with the laid down rules and regulations:
2.    Responsible for safe custody of records and assets under him/her;
3.    Prepare, verify and upload payment vouchers in the IFMIS system:
4.    Collect revenue from income generating streams and remit to Accounting Officer;
5.    Make cash payments for duly completed and approved payment vouchers;
6.    Balancing of Cashbook, Data entry, Imp rest. Advances, and management of Ledgers.

Person Specification
For appointment to this post, the candidate must:

(i)  Have a bachelor degree In Commerce (Accounting or Finance option). Business Administration (Accounting opti on) from a recognized institution: OR
(ii) A pass In part II of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination or its recognized equivalent qualifications:
(iii)Certificate in Computer applications fr om a recognized institution: and
(iv) Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution.

Application Procedure
Applicants who meet the above requirements should send their application letters in a sealed envelope marked with the title of the position being applied for: together with detailed curriculum vitae, certified copies of academic certificates testimonials, and national identity card/passport.
In addition, applicants are required to attach certified copies of good conduct from the Directorate for Criminal Investigations, tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), clearance from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Kenya Credit Reference Bureau and a compliance certificate the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).

The applications should reach the undersigned not later than Friday, 9th July. 2021
Director General/CEO
National Youth Service
P.O. Box 30397 - 00100. GPO NAIROBI

Sealed hand-delivered applications can be dropped at the Registry - National Youth Service Headquarters, Ruaraka, Thlka Road, Ground Floor.

The applicants can also email their applications [email protected] with the title of the position being applied for as the subject.

Those without relevant qualifications, copies of documentation and details as sought for will NOT be considered.

Any form of canvasing shall lead to Automatic Disqualification. ONLY Shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

NYS is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Matilda P.Sakwa (Ms.),EBS

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