Senior Fiscal Analyst and Fiscal Analysts Jobs in Kenya-September 2015

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Job Description

The Office of the Controller of Budget is an independent Office established under Article 228 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

Its core mandate is to oversee implementation of the budgets of the National and County governments, approve withdrawals from the Consolidated Fund (Article 206), County Revenue Fund (Article 207) and Equalisation Fund (Article 204) and report on Budget Implementation to Parliament every four months.
Pursuant to Article 252 (1) (c) of the Constitution, the Office seeks to recruit highly qualified and competent staff to fill the following vacant positions:

Senior Fiscal Analyst

Grade COB 6
1 Post
Reporting to the Principal Fiscal Analyst, the officer will be responsible for analyzing the performance of the National and County governments budgets and preparation of periodic and adhoc reports.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor monthly budget absorptions by Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) and County governments;
  • Verify supporting documents for requisitions for withdrawal requests from public funds.
  • Continuously monitor monthly expenditure returns.
  • Prepare quarterly budget implementation review reports for County and National governments.
  • Monitor expenditure trends by economic classification for national and county governments.
  • Prepare annual/ adhoc reports to the Executive and the Legislature
  • Conduct macro and micro economic budget analysis
  • Analyze periodic National and County government budget reports

Requirements for the position:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business Administration, Commerce, Finance, Social Sciences or its equivalent from a recognized university;
  • Must be well versed with the Constitution of Kenya, 2010;
  • Must have at least 3 years relevant work experience.
  • A Masters degree in Economics, Business Administration, Commerce, Finance, Social Sciences 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
  • Good corporate governance
  • Team player
  • Sound knowledge of relevant laws and government regulations and policies.
  • Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act, 2012.

Fiscal Analyst
Grade COB 7
2 Posts

Reporting to the Senior Fiscal Analyst, the officer will be responsible for undertaking analysis and scrutiny of National government budget and the County government budgets.
Key Responsibilities

  • Monitor monthly budget implementation for the National Government;
  • Verify supporting documents for withdrawal requests from public funds;
  • Analyze monthly expenditure returns and monitor expenditure trends;
  • Prepare quarterly, annual and special reports on budget implementation for the Legislature and the Executive;
  • Undertake macro and micro economic budget analysis.

Requirements for the position

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Economics, Accounting, Finance, Social Sciences or its relevant from a recognized institution
  • Must be well versed with the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
  • At least 2 years relevant work experience
  • Required Skills & Personal Attributes
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Integrity
  • Team player
  • Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act

Terms and Conditions of Service: Successful candidates for the above positions will be offered a competitive remuneration package and will be appointed on a three (3) year contract term.
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 give the names of two referees who must be familiar with your previous work/academic experience indicating their telephone, postal and email addresses.
Applications should be addressed to:
The Controller of Budget Bima House 12th Floor, Harambee Avenue. P.O Box 35616-00100
Nairobi
The closing date is 15th September, 2015.

Only complete applications received by this deadline will be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The Office of the Controller of Budget is an equal opportunity employer.

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