County Public Service Board

JOB VACANCIES IN THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE & SOCIAL-ECONOMIC PLANING (Closed 22/11/2021)

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In order to strengthen the capacity of the Public Service, the Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions as per Article 176 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and Sections 45, 50 and 51 of the County Governments Act 2012.

INTERNAL AUDITOR – 2 POSTS

Job Group: K

Terms of Service: 3 years’ contract

Salary Scale: Ksh. 38,270 x 1,470 – 39,740 x 1,520 – 41,260 x 1,710 – 42,970 x 1,920 – 44,890 x 2,000 – 46,890 x 2,110 – 49,000 x 2,170- 51,170 p.m.

Duties and Responsibilities

  •          Performing and controlling the full audit cycle including risk management and control over operations effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable law, rules and procedures and regulations.
  •          Determining internal audit scope and developing annual plans.
  •          Conducting follow up audits to monitor implementation of the internal auditor’s recommendations.
  •          Identifying loopholes and recommending risk aversion measures and value for money.
  •          Offering independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement to the Executive Committee Members (ECMs), Chief Officers (COs), Directors and other officers at the relevant levels in the county.
  •          Documenting processes and preparing audit findings on a quarterly basis.
  •          Preparing and presenting reports that reflect audits results and document process.
  •          Maintaining open communication with management.
  •          Performing risk assessment on key county activities i.e., developing and using this information to guide what to cover in audit
  •          Attending meetings with auditees to develop an understanding of established county procedures.
  •          Undertaking value for money audits on departmental projects to ascertain their suitability to county’s development agenda.
  •          Auditing of the county’s fixed assets to ensure no wastage and that proper safeguards are in place for their protection.
  •          Conducting continuous audits for all county semi-autonomous entities/units e.g., health facilities, County Technical Training Institutes (CTTIs), water companies, sand authority and sub-county AIE’S.
  •          Conducting audits to ensure that procurement of goods and services is in accordance with the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act of 2015

Requirements for appointment

  •          Holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting/Finance options) or any other business-related degree.
  •          Fully Qualified Accountant and a Member of ICPAK or any other recognised Accounting Professional body.
  •          At least three (3) years of experience in an Audit/Accounting environment in public or private service.
  •          Satisfy the provisions of chapter six of the constitution.
  •          Demonstrate understanding of national values and principles of governance Article 10 and values and principles of Public Service Article 232 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010
  •          Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the object, principles and functions of the county Governments in Kenya.

HOW TO APPLY

Written applications enclosing current Curriculum Vitae, Copies of academic and professional certificates and ID card should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to;


The Ag. Chief Executive Officer

Makueni County Public Service Board

P.O. Box 49 - 90300

MAKUENI.

 

Or delivered by hand at the reception desk at Makueni County Public Service Board Offices located past Makueni Girls, Opposite Wote Technical Training Institute to be received on or before 5:00 p.m. on 22nd November, 2021.

NOTE:

(i)                 The Job Application Form can be downloaded from the County Public Service Board website; www.makuenipsb.go.ke 

(ii)              All shortlisted candidates will be required to obtain clearance from the following Institutions;

·         The Criminal Investigation Department (CID).

·         The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).

·         The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).

·         The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).

(iii)            Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

(iv)             Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

(v)               Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original National Identity cards, Certificates and Testimonials at the interview.

(vi)             The Makueni County Government is an equal opportunity employer; Youth, Women, Persons with Disabilities and other disadvantaged persons are encouraged to apply.

(vii)          Affirmative action as stipulated in the constitution shall be applied.

(viii)        The Board does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.


Ag. Chief Executive Officer
MAKUENI COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

 

 

 

Contacts:

Address to: The Secretary/CEO MCPSB P.O. Box 49 – 90300, MAKUENI.
Tel. +254 (0)20 202 6751
Email:cpsb@makueni.go.ke
Office Location:
Unoa Road off Wote – Makindu Road, past Makueni Girls