IEBC Jobs County Accountant

Location: Migori, Nairobi, Marsabit, Busia, Kakamega, Kiambu, Kisumu, Uasin Gishu, Bomet, Tana River, Kwale, Siaya, Kajiado, Narok, Laikipia, Nandi, Baringo, Elgeyo Marakwet, Transnzoia, Samburu, West Pokot, Murang’a, Turkana, Nyeri, Kitui, Tharaka Nithi, Mandera, Taita Taveta, Lamu
Directorate: Finance
Scale: 6
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable

This position is responsible to support the County Elections Manager (CEon day to day operations and prepare all books of accounts in the County office.


  • Initiate payment process, prepare and examine vouchers received from the Constituency Office Clerks in the County
  • Prepare payroll for the temporary hired election officials for the County
  • Maintain cashbooks and bank reconciliation for the County
  • Deduct and submit statutory deductions made in the County
  • Disbursement of funds to constituency offices within the County and check off returns
  • Advise the CEM on all County financial matters
  • Certify and verify returns and vouchers in the County
  • Write cheques and arranging for withdrawal of cash for County office use
  • Ensure settlement of bills for the services and goods supplied to the County offices
  • Handle leave records, office accommodation, medical issues, and any other administrative matters in the County
  • Manage and update the risk register on electoral operations in the County
  • Maintain leases, County assets titles and ensure security of all IEBC owned and hired premises
  • Deal with procurement matters promptly as may be directed in collaboration with warehouse accountant
  • Identify constituency needs and supplies and address them for the County
  • Coordinate and maintain proper staff files, personnel, and accounting records
  • Certify and verify returns from the constituencies
  • Prepare expenditure returns in the County


  • Bachelor’s degree in, Finance, Commerce or comparable discipline from a recognized institution.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CP(or its equivalent qualifications
  • Must be a member of ICPAK
  • 3 years of service in a comparable position from a reputable organization
  • Must hail from the County he/she is applying for as indicated in national identity card.

Integrity Clearance

  • Shortlisted applicants shall be required to avail clearances from the following institutions as they appear for interview;
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC);
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI);
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP);
  • Higher Education Loans Board;
  • Professional bodies (where applicablto which the applicant is a member e.g. LSK, ICPAK, AAK, IEK etc. and
  • Credit Reference Bureau Africa Ltd or Metropol Credit Reference Bureau.

Security Clearance

All shortlisted applicants may be subjected by the Commission to a security clearance by National Intelligence Service (NIS).

How to Apply

Qualified candidates are requested to submit their application on our job portal, by 13th April, 2018

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