Office of the Director of Public Prosecution Senior Principal Finance Officer Jobs in Kenya

Office of the Director of Public Prosecution Senior Principal Finance Officer Jobs in Kenya


Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: -

  • Served in the grade of Principal Finance Officer DPP 7 or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Sector or Private sector for a minimum period of two (2) years;

  • Bachelor's degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce (Finance Option), Economics, Business Administration, Business Management or
    Finance from a recogniced institution;

  • Any other Bachelor's degree from a recognized Institution plus Certified Public Accountant [TT (CPA OD) qualification;

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA), Economics, Finance, Commerce or in a financial related discipline from a recognized Institution; and

  • Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

  • Possession of a Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a
    recognized institution will be an added advantage.

    Core Skills/Competencies

    In addition to the above requirements an officer must have the following skills: -

  • Policy formulation and implementation skills;

  • Knowledge of the Government budgeting cycle and any developments;

  • Knowledge of national goals, policies and objectives;

  • Knowledge of the prevailing Public financial management laws and regulations:

  • Experience of Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS) Application;

  • Accounting and financial management skills;

  • Knowledge on LFRS-lnternational Financial Reporting Standards;

  • Knowledge of IPSAS-International Public Sector Accounting Standards;

  • ICT Skills;

  • Leadership skills;

  • Interpersonal and communication skills;

  • Management and Organizational skills;

  • Problem solving skills; and

  • Negotiation skills.

    Personal Qualities

    In addition to the above requirements an officer must have the following qualities: -

  • Computer Literacy Skills

  • Analytical skills

  • Counselling skills

  • Mentoring and coaching skills

  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Creativity and innovativeness

  • Results oriented

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Emotional intelligence

  • Ability to lead and manage teams

  • Exhibit high level of professionalism

  • Policy formulation skills

  • Application of Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS)

  • Meet the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya 2010;

  • Integrity, Leadership, Honesty, Accountability and Discipline in the service
    to people,

    Duties and Responsibilities

    An officer at this level will be responsible to the Deputy Chief Finance Officer for
    assigned Finance function. Specifically, duties and responsibilities will entail: -

  • Participate in development of ODPP Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) Sector Resource allocation process,

  • Coordinate the consolidation of the expenditure budgets submitted by departmental heads in line with the laid down budgetary allocations for approval, to enhance efficiency in the utilization of resources and prepare
    expenditure forecasts as a basis for negotiations for release of funds by treasury, to ensure availability of resources that support the implementation of the ODPP overall strategy.

  • Participate in preparation of the ODLP overall budget, to ensure sufficient allocation of resources required for the implementation of the ODPP overall strategy

  • Facilitate the preparation and submission of accurate information on expenditure returns, Integrated Personnel Payroll Data (TPPD),

  • Appropriations in Aid, and
    Pending Bills to the National Treasury on a monthly basis, and accurate Programme Performance Reports on a quarterly basis to the National Treasury and the Controller of Budget

  • Disseminate information on the approved annual estimates to various departments and coordination of the preparation of the annual work plan, procurement plans and cash flow plans which are consistent with the approved budget estimates for the Office

  • Monitor financial and non-financial performance of the budget

  • Undertake commitment control through confirmation of availability of funds and the relevant accounts to be charged in the IFMIS system before processing of imprests, procurement orders and payments while ensuring compliance: with financial regulations, National Treasury guidelines on public expenditure, and relevant legislation on Public Finance Management

  • Facilitate the identification of project and selection processes (including donor projects) for their integration in the medium term and annual budgets in conjunction with the technical departments, and planning division in the Office

  • Facilitate comprehensive and accurate costing of ODPP projects and Strategic

  • Plan activities in the Office

  • Facilitate the allocation and issuance of Authority -to -incur Expenditure (ATE) in the IFMIS system to various ODFP field offices in a timely manner

  • Develop proposals to seek for funds for additional expenditures and reallocation of voted funds, to ensure ODDP has sufficient funds to effectively and efficiently implement the overall ODPF strategy

  • Facilitate monitoring of the cash flow forecasts for ODPP to ensure the availability of funds for the day to day activities of ODPP

  • Development of staff competencies and monitor the performance management of staff in the division to ensure the achievement

  • Facilitate Capacity building of staff in the division on Public Finance Management

  • Participate in preparation of the ODPP budget proposals for the medium term and annual budget

  • Participate in preparation of budget justification report for parliamentary Departmental Committees

  • Participate in preparation al programme reviews, prioritization of activities and projects within the ODPP for the purpose of financial allocation on the budget.

  • Participate in preparation of the ODPP's Annual Reports, for completion of the chapter on Finance to ensure quality delivery of service by the finance division

  • Participate in preparation of expenditure schedules to ensure resources are availed in a timely manner

  • Participate in preparation of ODPP Public Expenditure Review reports.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Office of the Director of Public Prosecution Senior Principal Finance Officer Jobs in Kenya


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