Office of the Controller of Budget Principal Fiscal Analyst - Parliamentary Liaison Jobs in Kenya

Office of the Controller of Budget Principal Fiscal Analyst - Parliamentary Liaison Jobs in Kenya


Job Purpose

  • This position is responsible for coordinating liaison activities between OCOB and both houses of Parliament on the memorandum of issues raised in the budget implementation reports.

    Key Responsibilities/Duties/Tasks

    Managerial/Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Liaises with the Parliamentary Committees on Budget matters in the COB report

  • Prepares presentations and briefs on issues raised by both houses of Parliament.

  • Provides technical support to relevant Parliamentary committees

  • Prepares reports on issues emerging from deliberations of relevant Parliamentary committees that require the Controller of Budget’s attention

  • Recommends to management on measures to enforce budgetary ceilings emanating from committee deliberations

  • Develops polices and strategies to improve the liaison process between OCOB and Parliament

  • Liaise with other Parliamentary institutions (Parliamentary Budget Office, Parliamentary Service Commission)

  • Attends Parliamentary audit review meetings (with all County Governments as necessary)

    Operational Responsibilities

  • Monitors the implementation of pending issues in the memorandum.

  • Prepares special reports on funds withheld by the Cabinet Secretary pursuant to investigation conducted under Article 252 (1)(a)

  • Maintains a tracking report for both the National and County Government Consolidated recommendations in Parliament

  • Follow up and report on the budget implementation of issues raised by Parliament in
    OCOB reports.

  • Prepares report to clarify issues raised by Parliament on budget implementation.

  • Participates in capacity building initiatives for Members of relevant committees of Parliament and County Assemblies.

  • Participates in Alternative Dispute Resolutions (ADR)mechanisms.

    Job Dimensions:

    Financial Responsibility

  • Preparation, approval and monitoring the execution of departmental budget.

    Responsibility for Physical Assets

  • Responsible for the assets assigned by the office of the Controller of Budget as per the office’s asset register.

    Decision Making/Job Influence

  • Financial

  • Analytical

  • Advisory

  • Operational

    Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills)

    Academic qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in
    Economics, Business Administration, Finance or equivalent from a
    recognized institution.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Business Administration, Finance or equivalent from a
    recognized institution.

    Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA)(K) or Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) or its equivalent.

  • Must be a member of a recognized professional body e.g. Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).

  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Program or Advanced level proficiency in managerial skills.

  • Previous relevant work experience required.

  • Six (6) years of relevant work experience in a management position from a reputable organization.

    Functional Skills, Behavioural Competencies /Attributes:

  • Good understanding of national development policies, goals and objectives.

  • Knowledge and experience of the Country’s Public Sector Financial Management framework.

  • Leadership skills.

  • Proficiency in computer applications.

  • Knowledge of the budget process.

  • Knowledge of the Controller of Budget Act 2016.

  • Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act 2012 and Regulations, 2015.

  • Knowledge of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

  • Resource management skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure.

  • Conciliation, Mediation and Negotiation skills.

  • Team building skills.

  • Problem-solving skills/techniques.

  • Report-writing and presentation skills.

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

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Office of the Controller of Budget Principal Fiscal Analyst - Parliamentary Liaison Jobs in Kenya


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