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6 Budget Coordinators Jobs in Kenya

Republic of Kenya

Office of the Controller of Budget

The Office of the Controller of Budget is an independent Office established under Article 228 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

Its core mandate is to oversee implementation of budgets of the National and County governments, approve withdrawals from the Consolidated Fund (Article 206), County Revenue Fund (Article 207), and, Equalisation Fund (Article 204); and report to the National Assembly and the Senate.

Pursuant to Article 252 (1) (c) of the Constitution, the Office seeks to recruit highly qualified and competent staff to fill the following vacant positions.

Position: County Budget Coordinators

Ref: COB – CBC/ COB 6

6 Posts

Reporting to the Chief Fiscal Analyst – County Governments, the successful candidate will be responsible for analyzing the performance of the county government budgets and preparation of periodic and special reports.

Preference will be given to candidates who hail from the following counties Mombasa, Kilifi, Laikipia, Tharaka Nithi, Vihiga and Marsabit.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Day to day running and management of the County Budget Office
  • Analyze the performance of the county government budgets
  • Organize public participation programs on budget implementation in the counties
  • Prepare quarterly, annual and special reports on implementation of the budgets of the county governments
  • Verify supporting documents for withdrawal of funds from county Revenue Funds and process all requisitions for withdrawals
  • Analyze county government budgets by sector, sub-sector, economic classifications, programs and projects
  • Monitor and analyze monthly expenditure returns from the county governments
  • Any other relevant duties assigned by Chief Fiscal Analyst – County Governments

Required Education, Skills and Experience:
  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Commerce, Finance, Accounting, Statistics or its equivalent from a recognized University
  • Must have a Master’s Degree in Economics, Business Administration, Finance, Statistics or its equivalent from a recognized University
  • Must be well versed with the Constitution of Kenya
  • Must have at least 3 years relevant work experience
  • Membership of a professional body for accountants recognized by law will be an added advantage

Additional Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Integrity
  • Team Player
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Sound knowledge of relevant laws, government regulations and policies

Terms and Conditions of Service: The successful candidates for the above positions will be offered a competitive remuneration package and will be appointed on a three (3) years contract term renewable on satisfactory performance.

Application Process

Qualified interested candidates should submit their applications quoting the job title and the job reference on both the envelope and the cover letter.

Enclose a detailed and up-to-date curriculum vitae, indicating your current remuneration, e-mail and reliable daytime telephone contacts, together with copies of your certificates, testimonials and national identity card.

You should also give the names of two referees who must be familiar with your previous work/academic experience indicating their telephone, postal and email addresses.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Controller of Budget
Bima House 12th Floor, Harambee Avenue.
P.O Box 35616-00100

The closing date is 12th April, 2014.

Only complete applications received by this deadline will be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Office of the Controller of Budget is an equal opportunity employer.

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