July 18, 2024
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Kisii County Government Chief Finance Officer Job Vacancy

DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE, ECONOMIC PLANNING AND ICT SERVICES

CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER (CFO) (1 POST)

JOB GROUP ‘R’

VACANCY NO. KSI/PSB/EA/23/2024

Reports directly to the Chief Officer Finance and is in charge of the County Treasury Accounting Services and responsible for the following duties: –

  • Monitoring & controlling budgetary commitments;
  • Coordinating the allocation of resources/ AIEs to departments and other County Organs;
  • Coordinating, preparing and submitting County Treasury exchequer requests / withdrawals from County Revenue Fund (CRF) and any other public fund to COB;
  • Implementing the formats for requisitions and approvals of withdrawals of funds as guided by COB;
  • Providing technical advice on the preparation of special reports on particular issues upon request by the Governor, County Assembly or any other state organ.
  • Preparing County Treasury quarterly and annual budget implementation reports;
  • Preparing special reports on particular issues as may be requested by COB;
  • Assist in ensuring that the County resources are used in a legally authorized way, effectively, efficiently, economically, and transparently in line with the PFM Act;
  • Coordinating the maintenance of proper financial and accounting records that comply with the PFM Act;
  • Assist in addressing and resolving audit issues raised by the Office of the Auditor General;
  • Coordinating the preparation of the county and Sectoral Public Expenditure Reviews and the sector reports.
  • Liaison with HRM on County Treasury Staff matters and implementation of schemes of service for Accountants
  • Any other duties lawfully assigned by the Accounting Officer

Requirements for Appointment:

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Commerce or related discipline from an institution recognized in Kenya.
  • A Master’s degree in MBA, Economics, Statistics, Finance or Accounting from a recognized institution in Kenya will be an added advantage
  • Must be a Certified Public Accountant CPA (K) or Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or its equivalent.
  • Must have Served as Principal Fiscal Analyst/Assistant Director of Finance for a minimum of four (5) years or at least eight (8) years of experience in a relevant field.
  • Be in possession of a management/leadership certificate for a course lasting not less than
  • (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and in good standing.
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • Met the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
  • Demonstrated professional competence and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

PLEASE NOTE:

Canvassing in any form or failure to attach any of the stipulated documents will lead to automatic disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please be informed that Kisii County Public Service Board (CPSB) DOES NOT CHARGE ANY FEE or USE AGENTS.

All copies of Academic Certificates and Testimonials MUST be certified by a commissioner for Oaths.

Upon offer of employment, the successful candidates shall present evidence of having satisfied the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 by providing the following:

  1. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI).
  2. Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).
  3. Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board. (HELB).
  4. Dully filled and stamped Self-Declaration/Clearance from the Ethics and Anti- Corruption Commission (EACC).
  5. A Clearance Certificate from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

How to apply

Applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope indicating the position applied for; department whilst enclosed together with a copy of the National ID detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) and copies of all relevant certificates and testimonials, to reach on or before 3rd July, 2024 at 5.00 p.m. and addressed to:

The Ag. -Secretary

Kisii County Public Service Board

P.O Box 1848-40200, KISII

Applications can be dropped at the Kisii County Public Service Board offices situated at Kisii – Kilgoris road near the Kisii Cathedral junction.

For further information, please visit www.kisii.go.ke

Kisii County is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified Kenyans including Women and Persons Living with Disability are encouraged to apply

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