Pursuant to the Constitution of Kenya (2010) and the County Governments Act No. 17 of 2012, the County Government of Kakamega invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions.

POSITION: SENIOR ACCOUNTANT, JOB GROUP “CPSB 08” (4 POSTS)                                                

Basic Salary Scale: Kshs. 42,970 x 1,920 – 44,890 x 2,000 – 46,890 x 2,110 – 49,000 x 2,170 – 51,170 x 2,550 – 53,720 x 2,650 – 56,370 x 2,750 – 59,120 p.m.

Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable


  • Specific Duties at this level will include:-
  • Timely and accurate preparation of quality management reports that fall under his/her section(s);
  • Planning, directing, coordinating, supervising areas of control;
  • Authorizing payments subject to limit set;
  • Certifying and verifying returns, documents, vouchers, monitor collection of revenue including inspection;
  • Responsible for Government assets, records and custody of Accountable Documents under his/her sections(s); and
  • Providing guidance to officers under him/her to achieve the desired


For appointment to this grade, an officer must: –

  • Have served in the grade of Accountant I, Job Group ‘CPSB 09’ (JG ‘K’) or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Have passed Part III of the Certified Public Accountants {CPA(K)} Examination or its recognized equivalent qualification;
  • OR
  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option), Business Administration (Accounting Option) from a recognized institution or any other relevant qualification adjudged to be its equivalent from an approved institution; and Have passed Part II of Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination or its approved equivalent.

How to Apply

All applicants should click on the Job Offers Option on the County Website, fill the Application Form and submit it ONLINE on or before Thursday 19th February, 2021 at 11.59 P.M. N/B: No hard copy or emailed applications to the Board’s official email i.e. will be accepted.

Applicants are advised to provide accurate information when making applications, those who give false information regarding their credentials and qualifications will be automatically disqualified.

PLEASE NOTE: Kakamega County Public Service Board (KCPSB) DOES NOT use Agents nor charge ANY FEE at any stage of the recruitment and selection process. Our official communication channels are; email address and phone number 0713852573 ONLY.