Accounts Assistant at Competition Authority of Kenya

On Monday, August 4th, 2014

The Competition Authority of Kenya (the Authority) is a statutory Agency established under the Competition Act No.12 of 2010.

The Authority’s mandate is to promote and safeguard competition and also protect consumers from unfair and misleading market conduct.

The Authority wishes to invite qualified and experienced applicants to fill the following vacant position:

1 Position
The successful candidate will be reporting to the Senior Accountant
Purpose of the job (Job summary): The position is responsible for the maintenance of records of original entry and related transactions

Principal Responsibilities

  • Assistance Facilitate petty cash payments. 
  • Collect and delivery of bank correspondences. 
  • Prepare and issue receipts and facilitate banking transactions. 
  • Update of cash book. 
  • Prepare payments vouchers and receipts. 
  • Maintain accounting files and records. 
  • Undertake monthly remittances as appropriate. 
  • Participate in departmental meetings. 
  • Participate in committees as appropriate. 
  • Implement procedures and processes in compliance with ISO 9001:2008.
Required Qualifications
Education and knowledge 
  • Bachelors degree in Finance and Accounting or Business related field;
Professional qualifications: CPA K, ACCA or equivalent; and Proficiency in ICT.
  • At least 3 years Accounting experience gained from reputable organizations 
  • Basic knowledge of accounting and financial systems
Skills and Competences 
  • Ability to communicate both inside and outside the organization. 
  • Ability to write complex reports. 
  • Analytical skills. 
  • Ethical and integrity; and 
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritize and multi task
How to Apply

If you believe you are the right candidate for any of these positions and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the qualifications given, please submit your application with a detailed CV stating your current position, qualifications, experience, names, addresses (including email) and telephone number of three (3) referees, your email address and day time telephone contacts together with copies of your certificates and testimonials to:

The Head of Human Resources & Development
Competition Authority of Kenya
P O Box 36265 – 00200


Email them to [email protected]

so as to reach him not later than close of business on 8th August, 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Applications may be dropped at the Records office, located at Kenya Railways Headquarters, Ground Floor Block ‘D’

NB: The Competition Authority of Kenya is “An Equal Opportunity Employer” Women, Youth and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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