TSC Assistant Director, Finance - Jobs in Kenya

TSC Assistant Director, Finance - Jobs in Kenya

Requirements for appointment
For appointment to this grade a candidate must have the following: -
(i) Served in the grade of Principal Finance Officer for a minimum period of three
(3) years;
(ii) Bachelor’s degree in commerce (finance/accounts option), economics, business administration (finance option), business management (finance option) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
(iii) Certified public accountants (CPA) part III/accountant certified corporate accountant (ACCA) part III or chartered management accounting or chartered financial analyst final;
(iv) Master’s degree in any of the following; economics, finance, business administration or in a related discipline from a recognized institution;
(v) Certified course in public sector financial management lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
(vi) Certificate in senior management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
(vii) Certificate in computer applications skills;
(viii) Met the requirements of chapter six of the constitution; and
(ix) Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Competencies Required
1. Ability to lead teams;
2. Planning and analytical skills;
3. Mentoring, coaching and leadership skills;
4. Ability to work under pressure, prioritize and multi-task;
5. Good communication skills and Counselling Skills
6. Excellent interpersonal skills

Duties and responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: -
1. Preparing budget proposals, costs and solicit for funds for new capital development projects;
2. Coordinating the general accounting and payables functions;
3. Compiling and reviewing pending bills;
4. Facilitating proper utilization, custody and maintenance of assets;
5. Participating in preparation of sound financial policies;
6. Evaluating public expenditure reviews for use by management;
7. Reviewing and analyzing each item in the departmental proposals as recommended by the budget committee;
8. Preparing financial commitments, issue Local Purchase Orders (LPOs) and Local Service Orders (LSOs)
9. Examining the expenditure and financial commitments reports to show the variances on the budget for further review by management;
10. Preparing and submitting the income and expenditure reports to the controller of budget and the National Treasury; and
11. Coaching and mentoring staff under him/her.
12. Communication of approved annual estimates to various directorates of the Commission and coordination of the preparation of the annual work plan, procurement plans and cash flow plans which are consistent with the approved budget estimated for the Commission;
13. Issuance of Authority-To-Incur Expenditure (AIE) to various spending points in the Commission including field offices;
14. Commitment control through confirmation of availability of funds and the relevant accounts to be charged before processing of imprest, procurement orders and payments while ensuring compliance with financial regulations, national treasury guidelines of public expenditure, and relevant legislation on public finance management.
15. Monitoring the realization of projected revenues and Appropriations-In-Aid.

The terms and remuneration benefits for this Grade;
  • Basic Salary Scale: Kshs.137,460 – Kshs.167,098
  • House Allowance: Kshs.45,000
  • Commuter Allowance: Kshs.12,000
  • Leave Allowance: As provided in TSC Secretariat
  • Annual Leave: 30 working days per calendar year
  • Medical Cover: As provided in the TSC Secretariat Medical Scheme
  • Terms of Service: Five (5) years contract renewable once subject to satisfactory performance

    How to apply
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