Accounting, Auditing and Finance

Accounts Assistant – 6 Positions at Kenya Dairy Board

Accounts Assistant - 6 Positions at Kenya Dairy Board

Accounts Assistant – 6 Positions at Kenya Dairy Board,

Accounts Assistant – 6 Positions at Kenya Dairy Board

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Kenya Dairy Board (KDB) is a state corporation under the Ministry of Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries established through an Act of Parliament, CAP 336 of the Laws of Kenya. Dairy farming and marketing of dairy products in Kenya goes way back to 1900 when it was in the hands of the colonial settlers. As Africans exerted pressure to have a share in dairy activities at that time, there was need to expand the sector and allow the native Africans to also produce and have a market share. A committee was formed in early 1940’s chaired by the department of Agriculture of the time which led to the development of the Swynnerton plan of 1948 that recommended the inclusion of Africans in dairy farming.

Accounts Assistant – 6 Positions

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  • Preparing payment vouchers in accordance with the laid down rules and regulations;
  • Entering primary data and balancing of cashbooks, imprest and advances ledgers;
  • Issuing receipts for inward payments;
  • Preparing and updating creditor ledgers;
  • Preparing and updating debtors’ ledgers;
  • Processing Imprest /travel advances and following up on surrenders;
  • Making petty cash payments and reimbursements after receipt of approvals;
  • Undertaking bank deposits and cash withdrawals;
  • Providing safe custody of records and assets under him/her;
  • Writing cheques and posting payments and receipting vouchers in the cash books;
  • Paying staff claims as per the approval;
  • Preparing and filling records on payments/cash receipts

Minimum requirements

  • Have passed Part II of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination or Level I of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountant (ACCA) or KATC (Finalist) with four years relevant work experience or its recognized equivalent qualifications;
  • Be proficient in computer applications; and
  • Fulfil the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution

Method of Application

Application accompanied by a detailed CV containing academic qualifications, email addresses, day telephone contacts as well as copies of relevant certificates, testimonials, national identification card are invited from persons qualified for the above positions. The applicants should also provide names, telephone numbers and contact addresses of a least two referees who are knowledgeable about their competence and area of specialization. The applicant should request their referees to submit their references directly to the undersigned. Application and referees confidential report on the applicant’s suitability for the job should only be submitted online via email on or before midnight of 25th January 2023 to addressed to:

The Managing Director,
Kenya Dairy Board,
Headquarter Office, NSSF Building, Block “A”,
Eastern Wing 10th Floor P.O Box 30406-00100, NAIROBI

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