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Accountant II Job at National Youth Service (NYS) - Career Opportunity in Kenya
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 09 July 2021
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 11-06-2021
Job Status
No of Jobs: 5
Start Publishing: 11-06-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 11-06-2065
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Accountant II

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Finance , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

National Youth Service (NYS)

Deadline of this Job:
09 July 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, June 11, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Accountant II, CSG 11, JOB GROUP J (5 posts)
Salary Scale NYS: Ksh.31.270-41.260 PM
House Allowance Ksh.10,000 PM
Commuter Allowance Ksh.4,000 PM
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 willentail:
Preparing and verification of vouchers in accordance with the laid down rules and regulations:
Responsible for safe custody of records and assets under him/her
Prepare, verify and upload payment vouchers in the IFMIS system:
Collect revenue from Income generating streams and remit to Accounting Officer
Make cash payments for duly completed and approved payment vouchers;
Balancing of Cash Book, Data entry, Imp rest, Advances, and management of Ledgers.

Person Specification
For appointment to this post, the candidate must:
Have a bachelor degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option) Business Administration (Accounting option) from a recognized institution, OR A pass in part ll of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination or its recognized equivalent qualifications:
Certificate in Computer applications from a recognized institution, and
Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six(6) of the Constitution.

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


Job 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, 9 July, 2021
Director General/CEO
National Youth Service
P. O Box 30397-00100,
Sealed hand-delivered applications can be dropped at the Registry - National Youth Service Headquarters, Ruaraka, Thika Road, Ground Floor The applicants can also email their applications to:  or 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 canvassing shall lead to Automatic Disqualification. ONLY shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. NYS is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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