The Veterinary Medicines Directorate Accounts Assistant Job

The Veterinary Medicines Directorate Accounts Assistant Job

Accounts Assistant Job, Current Accounting Jobs In Kenya,

REF NO. VMD 04/2023
 VMD 8

Basic Salary: Ksh 33,500 X 3,500-59,500 X 4,000-63,500
Terms of Service: Permanent and pensionable


Duties and responsibilities entail; –

  • Preparing payment vouchers and submitting for processing by the laid down rules and regulations;
  • Maintaining registers of documents received and dispatched from the department;
  • Maintaining primary records such as cashbooks, ledgers, vote books, and registers and preparing management reports e.g., interest and expenditure returns;
  • Issuing receipts for monies received;
  • Filing payments and receipts vouchers and ensuring the safety of accounts files;
  • Ensuring safe custody of finance records and assets;
  • Maintaining registers of fixed assets, and debtors;
  • Balancing and reconciling cashbooks on a daily basis;
  • Facilitating for withdrawal of cash for office use and ensuring the safety of the same at all times;
  • Preparing bank reconciliations, cash flow statements, and monthly reports;
  • Ensuring the security of cheques and chequebooks
  • Processing and filing of statutory returns with the relevant institutions;
  • Verifying cashbook, payment, and surrender vouchers;
  • Reviewing the monthly staff payroll journals
  • Preparing all transfer letters for submission to the bank to effect payments;
  • Reconciling ledger control accounts, debtors and creditors ledger accounts; and
  • Preparing Audit supporting schedules for audit purposes;

Competencies and Skills

  • Analytical;
  • Communication;
  • Interpersonal.

Qualifications and Requirements:

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –

  • Diploma in Accounting/Finance, CPA II, ACCA II, or an equivalent accounting qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution

How To Apply

Candidates who meet the above criteria are advised to submit a hard or soft application, detailed curriculum vitae, copy of National Identification card, copies of academic and professional certificates, and other testimonials to:

The Chief Executive Officer, Veterinary Medicines Directorate;

or deliver hard copies with the envelope marked Ref: …. to the Veterinary Medicines Directorate Offices, PCPB Plaza, Loresho Ridge Ground Floor; Addressed to:

Veterinary Medicines Directorate
Pest Control Products Board Plaza
P.O. Box 66171-00800
Westlands, Nairobi

NB: All candidates should fill out and submit the attached Biodata request together with the applications.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Wednesday 6th December, 2023 AT 5.00 P.M.