Bungoma County Principal Finance Officer Jobs in Kenya

Bungoma County Principal Finance Officer Jobs in Kenya


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Formulation, implementation, interpretation and review appropriate accounting policies, rules, regulations and procedures;

  • implementing strategic objectives on accounts department;

  • Overseeing the preparation and submission of the monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports to relevant government agencies;

  • Processing payments through IFMIS;

  • Overseeing the preparation and submission of reconciliation reports to the relevant government agencies;

  • Overseeing the payment process in the county assembly;

  • Initial payment approvals;

  • Application of sound principles, systems and techniques in accounting for the county assembly’s finances, assets, revenue, expenditure and costs;

  • Ensuring compliance with county assembly’s internal controls for all payments;

  • Maintaining the fixed assets register;

  • Provide guidance on preparation of audit responses;

  • Providing professional advice to the clerk and the heads of departments on accounting matters;

  • Ensuring end year accounting procedures are adhered to;

  • Appraising staff in the department;

  • Overseeing the implementation of departmental training plan; and

  • Preparation of departmental work plan, budget proposals and procurement plans; and

  • Monitoring expenditure of the County Assembly;

  • Advising on prioritization of programs and activities for results based allocation of resources;

  • Controlling expenditure commitments in the County Assembly;

  • Overseeing preparation of budget estimates for the County Assembly;

  • Communicating the approved annual estimates to directorates;

  • Sourcing of funds for the County Assembly operations;

  • Coordinating preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements for County Assembly special Funds;

  • Coordinating the implementation and monitoring of approved procurement plans;

  • Coordinating performance appraisal staff in the department;

  • Overseeing the implementation of departmental training plan;

  • Preparation of departmental work plan, budget proposals and procurement plans; and

  • Mentoring and coaching staff.

    Requirement for Appointment

  • Minimum experience of Five (5) years in the
    relevant field on the management level;

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Commerce (Accounting/Finance option), Finance, Economics, Business Administration (Accounting/Finance option), Business Management(Accounting/Finance option), or any other equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution;

  • A Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: - Commerce (Accounting/Finance option), Finance, Economics, Business Administration (Accounting/Finance option), Business Management (Accounting/Finance option), or an equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;

  • Part III of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA-K) Examination;

  • Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than (4) weeks from a recognised institution will be an added advantage;

  • Registered with Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPAK) and in good standing;

  • Knowledge of IFMIS system is an added advantage.

  • Demonstrated understanding of the provisions of the Public Finance Management Act, Regulations and other guiding laws on Public Finance;

  • Proficiency in computer application skills;

  • Knowledge and understanding of government goals and priorities; and

  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance.

  • Meet with the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Bungoma County Principal Finance Officer Jobs in Kenya


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