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Fiscal Analyst: 2 Positions
Job Title: Fiscal Analyst
Grade: COB 7
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable
Corporation/Organization: Office of the Controller of Budget
Directorate: Budget Implementation
Department: National/County Governments
Section / Unit: N/A
Location / Work Station: Headquarters
Reports to: Senior Fiscal
Direct Reports: N/A
Indirect Reports: N/A
This position is responsible for preparation of budget review reports, monitoring of budgetary performance and processing of exchequer from all Governments, national & county.
I. Managerial/Supervisory Responsibilities
II. Operational Responsibilities
a) Ensures compliance with budget ceilings for allocations in assigned Ministries, Departments and Agencies in order to minimize budget overruns
b) Monitors monthly expenditure returns from MDAs and county funds to analyse and report on utilization
c) Monitors, evaluates, reports and makes recommendations on appropriate measures to improve National and County budget implementation
d) Monitors monthly expenditures for assigned MDAs and County Governments against approved budgets
e) Undertakes macroeconomic budget analysis for MDAs and County Governments
f) Processes National and County Government exchequer withdrawals by verifying supporting documents for withdrawals requests from public funds for approvals
g) Prepares quarterly, annual and special reports on budgets implementation for MDAs and County Governments
h) Prepares monthly consolidated schedules of all withdrawals from public funds
i) Undertakes preliminary reviews of monthly, annual and special reports on implementation of the budgets of the National and County Governments
j) Reviews and consolidates monthly expenditure returns from the county government in order to analyse and report on county funds utilisation
k) Prepares and updates weekly consolidated schedule of pending bills for National and County Governments
l) Verifies pending bills and their payments in order to facilitate the processing of exchequer requisitions.
I. Financial Responsibility Preparation of departmental budget
II. Responsibility for Physical Assets
Responsible for the assets assigned by the office of the Controller of Budget as per office’s asset register
III. Decision Making/Job Influence
IV. Working Conditions
Is exposed to minimum disagreeable conditions and is exposed to dusty conditions due to handling documents. The jobholder has normal office facilities which include own office with desk and access to a telephone.
The role is predisposed to risk of prosecution arising from incomplete/inaccurate information published which may result in false or misleading reports and wrong decision being made and also arising from loss of funds due to approval process. Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).
Bachelor Degree in Economics, Business Administration, Finance or equivalent from a recognized institution
Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies
CPA I or its equivalent qualification
Previous relevant work experience required.
3 years of relevant work experience from in reputable organization
Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:
a) Knowledge of national development policies, goals and objectives
b) Knowledge of the Country’s Public Sector Financial Management framework
c) Proficiency in computer applications
d) Knowledge of the budget process
e) Knowledge of the Controller of Budget Act 2016
f) Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act 2012 and Regulations, 2015
g) Knowledge of the Constitution of Kenya 2010
h) Communication and Interpersonal skills
i) Ability to work under pressure
j) Team building skills
k) Report writing and presentation skills
l) Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010
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 the 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.
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 (DCI)
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 31st August, 2021 at 5.00pm.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The Office of the Controller of Budget is an equal opportunity employer.