Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Head of County Budgeting

Head of County Budgeting

Job Group 

1 Post

Job Ref: MCPSB 7/2013

Reporting to the Chief Officer, finance and planning, the Officer will be head of the Budget Division
and will be responsible for ensuring the formulation of accurate budget and monitoring the budget
expenditure in the county.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Consolidating and prioritizing areas for allocation of public Resource for the county
  • Consolidating and rationalizing budget proposals from all Departments
  • Identify programmes at the County level, by consolidating programmes at the sub county levels for inclusion in the project based budget.
  • Preparing guidelines and submitting the County Fiscal strategy paper in line with national objectives in the budget policy strategy to the chief officer, Finance and Planning
  • Preparing and submitting the County Budget Review outlook paper to the chief officer
  • Preparing relevant bills for submission to the County Executive - Finance and planning
  • Providing guidelines on the preparation of the budgets of sub county level
  • Dealing with issues pertaining to Expenditure, monitoring and control.
  • Advising the County Treasury on Budget management and Assessing the risks involved in new and existing budget policies.
  • Monitoring the efficient use of resources at sub county level
  • Any other duty as assigned by the Chief Officer, Finance and planning.
Requirement for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting /Finance/ Business Administration / Economics from a university recognized in Kenya.
  • A master’s degree in the relevant area will be an added advantage.
  • CPA (K) or ACCA qualifications
  • Be able to demonstrate familiarity with public financial management, budgeting and accounting systems.
  • Have relevant knowledge and experience of not less than seven (7) years in public service or the private sector.
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution
  • Be proficient in the use of IT
  • Basic salary Kshs.109,089 — 144,928p.m
  • House allowance. Kshs. 40,000p.m
  • Other allowances Kshs. 1 6,000p.m