Government Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya - Controller of Budget

Administration Officer

Administration Officer Jobs, Administration Jobs, Office of the Controller of Budget Jobs
Grade COB 7
Reporting to the Assistant Manager, HR & Administration, the position is responsible for implementation of administration policies, systems and procedures.
Responsibilities
·         Manage office transport operations
·         Ensure appropriate use, timely maintenance and repair of all vehicles
·         Supervise drivers and coordinate the movement of vehicles and personnel
·         Monitor vehicle movements, track fuel usage and consumption rates
·         Ensure drivers have up-to-date and proper licenses
·         Manages the Institution’s physical assets
·         Ensure new staff are issued with identification badges, medical cards and other office items
·         Verify leave applications, reconcile leave balances, generate and submit pending leave reports to management;
·         Maintain accurate employee records.
Qualifications
·         Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Economics, Accounting, Finance or its equivalent from a recognized university
·         2 years relevant work experience;
Required Skills and Personal Attributes
·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·         Team player
·         Integrity
·         Conversant with Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
·         Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

Accountant
Grade COB 6
This position is available on 1st July, 2019
Reporting to the Manager Finance/Accounts, the officer will be responsible for implementing and maintaining sound accounting policies systems and procedures in line with generally accepted accounting standards.
Responsibilities
·         Ensure proper books of accounts are maintained
·         Responsible for bank reconciliations
·         Ensure accurate preparation of budgets, periodic financial reports and annual financial statements
·         Implement sound accounting procedures, policies and systems in line with International Public Sector Accounting Standards and International Financial Reporting Standards
·         Provide day to day administration of the Gratuity and Pension Scheme
·         Maintain accurate asset registers
·         Ensure accurate maintenance of cash books.
Qualifications
·         Must have a Bachelor’s degree in either Business Administration, Commerce, Economics, Accounting, Finance or its equivalent from a recognized university
·         Must have at least 3 years’ experience in finance/accounting environment
·         Must be a qualified accountant
·         Must be well versed with the Constitution of Kenya, 2010
·         Must be an active member of a relevant professional body in good standing
Required Skills and Personal Attributes
·         Leadership skills
·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·         Integrity
·         Team player
·         Must be well versed with the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and Public Finance Management Act, 2012.
·         Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

County Budget Coordinator
Grade COB 6
Successful candidates will be offered a competitive remuneration package.
Reporting to the Chief Fiscal Analyst – County Governments, the officer will be responsible for analyzing performance of county government budgets and preparation of periodic and special reports. Qualified persons from Siaya, Embu, Kajiado, Kericho, Kirinyaga, Makueni, Samburu and Wajir Counties are encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities
·         Day to day running and management of the County Office;
·         Analyze the performance of county government budgets;
·         Organize public participation programs to disseminate information on budget implementation in the counties;
·         Prepare monthly reports on withdrawals from the County Revenue Fund;
·         Prepare monthly, quarterly, annual and special reports on implementation of the budgets of the County Governments;
·         Analyse monthly expenditure returns from the county governments and report on utilization of funds;
·         Verify supporting documents for withdrawal of funds from County Revenue Funds and process all requisitions for exchequer requests;
·         Analyze county government budgets by sector, sub-sector, economic classification, programs and projects and prepare reports as necessary;
·         Any other relevant duties assigned by the Chief Fiscal Analyst – County Governments
Qualifications
·         Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration, Commerce or its equivalent from a recognized university;
·         Must have at least Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Part II or its equivalent;
·         Must have at least three (3) years relevant work experience from a reputable organization;
·         A Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration, Commerce or its equivalent from a recognized university will be an added advantage.
Required Skills and Personal Attributes
·         Leadership Skills
·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·         Integrity
·         Team Player
·         Must be well versed with the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and Public Finance Management Act, 2012.
·         Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

Principal Research & Planning Officer
Grade COB 5
Successful candidates will be offered a competitive remuneration package.
Reporting to the Director Research & Planning, the officer will be responsible for conducting research within the Institution and monitoring implementation of the Strategic Plan of the Institution, research policies, systems and procedures.
Responsibilities
·         Develop and implement research and planning strategy, policies, systems and procedures on budget implementation;
·         Ensure implementation of the Strategic Plan of the Institution;
·         Collect and collate macro-economic, socio-economic and fiscal data and prepare reports as necessary;
·         Undertake objective research and analysis on budget implementation matters and advise management on improvement in budget implementation;
·         Ensure implementation of the organization’s research and planning assignments
·         Undertake research on topical issues and prepare reports as necessary;
·         Oversee preparation and implementation of departmental work plans
Qualifications
·         Must have a Bachelor’s degree in either Economics, Statistics, Commerce, Business Administration, Social Sciences, Finance or its equivalent from a recognized university;
·         A Master’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Commerce, Business Administration, Social Sciences, Finance or its equivalent from a recognized university will be an added advantage.
·         Must be versed with the Constitution of Kenya, 2010;
·         Must have at least 5 years relevant work experience;
·         Broad knowledge of Research work and Project Management;
Required Skills and Personal Attributes
·         Leadership skills
·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·         Integrity
·         Team player
·         Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act, 2012
·         Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

Legal Services Director
Grade COB 3
Three (3) years contract renewable subject to satisfactory performance.
Successful candidates will be offered a competitive remuneration package.
Reporting to the Controller of Budget, the officer will be responsible for formulation and implementation of Legal, Governance and Compliance policies, systems and procedures and overseeing research on legal matters.
Responsibilities
·         Head the Legal Services Directorate;
·         Advise management on legal, governance and compliance issues;
·         Formulate legal, governance & compliance strategic direction aligned to government policies and the Constitution;
·         Oversee implementation of legal, governance & compliance policies, systems and procedures;
·         Initiate research on legal issues;
·         Provide legal counsel to the institution on legal and legislative matters and ensure compliance with all statutory requirements;
·         Ensure adequate preparation and representation of the institution in litigation cases
·         Advise on any legal issues that may arise in the course of executing the mandate of the Office;
·         Oversee drawing of contracts and agreements for the organization;
·         Advise and ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements;
·         Ensure safe custody of legal documents.
·         Any other relevant duties assigned by the Controller of Budget.
Qualifications
·         Must have a Master’s degree in Law from a recognized university;
·         Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized university;
·         Must have a Postgraduate Diploma in Law;
·         Must have at least 10 years’ relevant work experience at management level;
·         Must be an Advocate of the High Court;
·         Must be conversant with the Constitution of Kenya, 2010;
·         Sound knowledge of relevant laws, government policies and regulations.
Required Skills and Personal Attributes
·         Excellent Leadership skills
·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·         Integrity
·         Team player
·         Knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act, 2012
·         Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010
How to Apply
Qualified interested candidates should submit their applications quoting the job title on both the envelope and the cover letter.
Enclose a detailed and up-to-date curriculum vitae, indicating your current remuneration, home county, e-mail address and reliable daytime telephone contacts, together with copies of your certificates, testimonials and national identity card. You should also provide names of two referees who must be familiar with your previous work/academic experience indicating their telephone, postal and email addresses. Please note that it is a criminal offence to provide false information and documents in the job application.
Additional requirements
Candidates shortlisted for interviews for the above positions will be required to submit the following;
1.      Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
2.     Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
3.     Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation
4.     Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
Applications should be sent by post or hand delivered to our Office addressed to:
The Controller of Budget
Bima House 12th Floor, Harambee Avenue.
P.O Box 35616-00100 Nairobi
So as to reach the Office of the Controller of Budget NOT LATER THAN 7th MAY, 2019 AT 5.00PM.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The Office of the Controller of Budget is an equal opportunity employer.

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