PSC Jobs Senior Finance/ Budget Officer (8 Posts)



Finance/ Budget Officer Jobs at PSC

VACANCY NO. 3/2017:
Salary Scale: Kshs.41, 590 x 2,070 – 43,660 x 2,220 – 45,880 x 2,310 – 48,190 x 2,400 – 50, 590 x 2,550 – 53,140 x 2,700 – 55,840 p.m.
House Allowance Ksh. 28,000 p.m
Commuter Allowance Ksh. 8,000 p.m

Finance/ Budget Officer Responsibilities

  • initiating proposals seeking funds for additional expenditure and reallocation of voted funds during the year;
  • prioritizing of activities, projects and programmes within the Ministry for
  • purpose of resource allocation in the budget;
  • preparing sector budget proposals for the Ministry;
  • coordinating budget implementation and monitoring in the Ministry;
  • preparing the annual procurement plans, annual work plans and annual cash plans for the MDA.
  • coordinating the preparation and reviews of Ministerial strategic plans;
  • preparing programme based and itemized budgets;
  • preparing quarterly expenditure forecasts as a basis for discussions with the Treasury for release of funds; and
  • monitoring expenditure and projects including programme implementation on a periodic basis and ensuring timely disbursement of funds.
  • coordinating prioritization of activities, projects and programmes within sector/schedule Ministries for the
  • purpose of resource allocation in the budget;
  • coordinating preparation of sector budget proposals for a number of Ministries;
  • coordinating budget implementation and monitoring for a number of Ministries;
  • coordinating the preparation of the annual procurement plans, annual work plans and annual cash plans for the MDAs which are consistent with the approved budget estimates for the MDAs; and
  • coordinating the preparation of the MDAs program based budgets, projects budget and itemized budgets.

Requirements for the Finance/ Budget Officer

  • served for cumulative period of eight(8) years, two(2) of which should have been at the grade of Finance Officer II, Job Group ‘K’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public service;
  • a bachelors degree in any of the following discipline: Commerce (Finance option), Economics, Business Administration, Business Management or Finance,
  • any other bachelors degree plus Certified Public Accountant II (CPA II) qualification;
  • demonstrated professional competence in the field of Financial Management; and,
  • shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
  • possession of a Senior Management course and Public Finance Management course will be considered an added advantage.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates are requested to make their applications by completing one application form PSC 2 (Revised 2016).

The form may be downloaded from the Public Service Commission website or the National Treasury’s website

Completed PSC2 (Revised 2016) form together with certified copies of applicant’s academic/ professional certificates, letter of appointment/promotion to their present grade and Identity Card should reach the

Principal Secretary, National Treasury,

  1. O. Box 30007-00100, NAIROBI or be hand delivered in the

Treasury Building, 3rd Floor, Registry Room 331 so as to reach the office on or before 28th April, 2017.

Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts, letter of appointment to the current substantive post during the interview.

In addition they will be required to ensure that the Head of Department’s recommendation on PSC 2A (Revised 2016) is forwarded before interview.

Please note that:

  • Candidates should NOT attach original documents to the application form.
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.