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County Government of Kisii
County Public Service Board
Kisii County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following position in:
Finance and Economic Planning Department

Finance Officer
Job Group “M” 
2 Posts
The Finance Officer shall be responsible to the Chief Officer, Finance and Economic Planning.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Gathering, compiling and analysing information on commitment and expenditure trends and initiating appropriate corrective actions as may be required;
  • Assist in budge preparation and management activities;
  • Initial evaluation and scrutiny of expenditure proposals, compiling information required on estimates, budget monitoring, budget outturns; preparing of fiscal outturns, expenditure controls including expenditures on salaries and allowances;
  • Preparing quarterly expenditure forecasts as a basis for discussions with Treasury for the release of funds;
  • Initiating proposals, seeking funds for additional expenditure and reallocation of voted funds during the year;
  • Monitoring expenditure and projects including programme implementation on a periodic basis and ensuring timely disbursement of funds;
  • Develop financial policies to ensure operational efficiency;
  • Conduct periodic financial analysis to identify and resolve issues and variances;
  • Ensure all expenses are within assigned project budgets;
  • Ensure data integrity in financial reporting;
  • Update financial records with recent transactions and charges;
  • Ensure that financial regulations are adhered to;
  • Provide advice and financial info to the Chief Officer Finance and Economic Planning.
Requirements for Appointment:
For appointment to this position a candidate must:
  • Be in possession of at least a bachelor of commerce (finance option), business management, finance, economics or business administration degree;
  • Be registered with ICPAK or ACCA or CFA;
  • Have at least ( 3) years’ experience in a comparable and relevant position in the public service or private sector; show merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results and,
  • Demonstrate professional competence in the field of financial management.

How to Apply

All applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed curriculum vitae, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, national identity card or passport and any other supporting documents before 23rd January, 2015. 

The positions applied for should be indicated on envelope and submitted to:

The Secretary,
County Public Service Board,
P. O. Box 4550-40200, 


OR Through email as follows:

Hand delivered applications should be handed over at the Kisii Public Service Board offices situated at Mwalimu House 3rd Floor

Kisii County is an equal opportunity employer

Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce, at the interview, their original identity cards, academic and professional certificates, testimonials and other relevant documents in support of their applications.

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