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Government Jobs in Kenya - Office of the Controller of Budget

County Budget Coordinator
Reporting to the Chief Fiscal Analyst – County Governments, this position is responsible for analyzing the performance of the County government budgets and preparation of periodic and
special reports. Qualified persons from Embu, Kajiado,Turkana, Kericho, Kirinyaga, Makueni,Samburu and Wajir Counties are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:

·         Day to day running and management of the County Office;
·         Analyse the performance of County government budgets;
·         Organize public participation programs to disseminate information on budget implementation in the counties;
·         Prepare monthly reports on withdrawals from the County Revenue Fund;
·         Prepare monthly, quarterly, annual and special reports on implementation of the budgets of the County governments;
·         Monitor and analyse monthly expenditure returns from the County government in order to analyse and report on county funds utilisation;
·         Verify supporting documents for withdrawal of funds from County Revenue Fund and process all requisitions for withdrawals;
·         Analyze county government budgets by sector, sub-sector, economic classification, programs and projects;
·         Any other relevant duties assigned by Chief Fiscal Analyst – County Governments

Qualifications

·         Required Education, Skills and Experience:
·         Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Business Administration, Finance or its
·         equivalent from a recognized university;
·         Must have at least Certified Public Accountant Part II (CPA-II) or its equivalent;
·         Must have at least three (3) years relevant work experience from a reputable organization;
·         A Masters Degree in Economics, Business Administration, Finance or its equivalent from a recognized university will be an added advantage.
·         Leadership Skills
·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·         Integrity
·         Team Player
·         Must be well versed with the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and Public Finance Management Act, 2012.
·         Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

Administrative Assistant
This position is responsible for the provision of administrative support and office management to
senior management staff in the Office of the Controller of Budget.

Responsibilities

·         Manage office protocol and public relations, receive and screen incoming calls, and
·         correspondence and act as the link between executive offices, internal and external visitors;

·         Ensure security and confidentiality of the office records, equipment and documents including classified materials;
·         Ensure proper record management of incoming and outgoing correspondence, files and official reports;
·         Handling telephone calls and appointments;
·         Typing from drafts and manuscripts;
·         Preparing response to simple routine correspondence;
·         Attending to visitors/clients;
·         Any other relevant duties assigned by the respective Director.

Qualifications

·         Diploma in Secretarial Studies, Business Administration/Management or any other Social science from a recognized institution;
·         Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or its equivalent from a recognized university will be an added advantage;
·         Must have at least two (2) years relevant work experience from a reputable organization;
·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·         Team player
·         Good corporate governance and Integrity
·         Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.


Senior Fiscal Analyst
Reporting to the Principal Fiscal Analyst, the officer will be responsible for analyzing the
performance of the National and County governments budgets and preparation of periodic and adhoc reports.

Responsibilities:

·         Monitor monthly budget absorptions by Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) and County governments;
·         Verify supporting documents for requisitions for withdrawal requests from public funds;
·         Continuously monitor monthly expenditure returns;
·         Prepare quarterly budget implementation review reports for County and National governments.
·         Monitor expenditure trends by economic classification for national and county governments;
·         Prepare annual/ adhoc reports to the Executive and the Legislature;
·         Conduct macro and micro economic budget analysis;
·         Analyze periodic National and County government budget reports;
·         Any other relevant duties assigned by the Principal Fiscal Analyst.

Qualifications

·         Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business Administration, Commerce,
·         Finance, Social Sciences or its equivalent from a recognized university;
·         Must have at least three (3) years relevant work experience.
·         A Masters degree in Economics, Business Administration, Commerce, Finance, Social
·         Sciences or its equivalent from a recognized university will be an added advantage.
·         Required Skills and Personal Attributes
·         Leadership skills
·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·         Integrity
·         Good corporate governance
·         Team player
·         Must be well versed with the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and Public Finance
·         Management Act, 2012
·         Sound knowledge of relevant laws and government regulations & policies
·         Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010
How to Apply
Qualified interested candidates should submit their applications quoting the job title on both the envelope and the cover letter.Enclose a detailed and up-to-date curriculum vitae, indicating your current remuneration, home county, e-mail address and reliable daytime telephone contacts, together with copies of your certificates, testimonials and national identity card. You should also provide the names of two referees who must be familiar with your previous work/academic experience indicating their telephone, postal and email addresses. Please note that it is a criminal offence to provide false information and documents in the job application.
The Controller of Budget
Bima House 12th Floor, Harambee Avenue.
P.O Box 35616-00100 Nairobi
so as to reach the Office of the Controller of budget not later than 26th September, 2017 at 5.00pm.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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