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Accountant (Closed)

Job Grade: WRSC 6
Job Ref: WRSC/03/2022
Posts: 1

Job Specifications

Reporting to the Officer-In-Charge of Finance and Accounts, the officer may be deployed in Accounts or Finance.

A. Accounts

Duties and responsibilities will entail: -

  1. Preparing payment vouchers; 
  2. Processing imprests and travel advances; 
  3. Receiving cash, banking, balancing and reconciling cash books on daily basis;
  4. Posting payments and receipts in the cashbook; 
  5. Providing safe custody of cash and payment vouchers; 
  6. Preparing and updating creditor, debtors and general ledgers; 
  7. Liaising with customers to provide billing information;
  8. Preparing monthly bank accounts reconciliations; 
  9. Processing of statutory deductions payments; and
  10. Preparing and maintaining accurate prepayments, accruals and provision schedules.

B. Finance

Duties and responsibilities will entail: -

  1. Checking the Vote Book and ensuring budgetary controls are in place;
  2. Ensuring safe custody of accountable documents;
  3. Reviewing monthly, quarterly and annual management reports;
  4. Reviewing vote book entries and undertaking monthly variance analysis;
  5. Conducting below the line analysis accounts; and 
  6. Providing input in the preparation of budget estimates.

Person Specifications

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: -

  1. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: - Commerce (Accounting/ Finance option), Finance, Economics, Business Management (Accounting/ Finance option) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; 
  2. Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (CPA-K) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  3. Membership to ICPAK and in good standing; 
  4. Proficiency in computer applications; and 
  5. Met the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution.


Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application letters indicating the job reference number and position as the Subject. The letters should be accompanied by certified copies of academic and professional certificates, identity card/passport and an up-to-date detailed curriculum vitae, and submitted as follows:

  1. Hand delivered and posted applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope indicating the job reference number on the envelope and addressed to;

    The Chief Executive Officer/ Registrar
    Warehouse Receipt System Council
    Ground floor, Tea House- Naivasha Rd, off Ngong Rd
    P.O. Box 22757-00505

  2. Email Applications to be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the job reference number and position as the subject. 
  3. All applications should be received on or before 5th October, 2022 at 5:00pm. 


  1. WRSC is an equal opportunity employer and respects diversity. Persons living with disabilities, marginalized and minority groups who meet the job specifications are strongly encouraged to apply. 
  2. Suitable applicants with experience in the implementation of the Agricultural Sector Transformation and Growth Strategy (ASTGS) will have an added advantage.
  3. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. 
  4. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

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