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Published: Nov 11, 2022 (22 days ago)

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Main Purpose of the Job  

The Senior Budget Officer coordinate the Institution’s budget preparations, administer and manage all aspects of the budget functions including examining the budget estimates or proposals for accuracy, precision, and completeness during the budgeting process; ensuring conformity with financial procedures, policies and organizational objectives during the implementation process; and preparation of timely management accounting reports for management decision making and reporting

3.0 Qualifications and Experience:  

Master’s degree in Accounting; Finance; Business Administration; Economics or a related field. He/she must be a Professional Accountant with ACCA/CPA final certificate and registered with the relevant professional body. 

Minimum of 8 years working experience in accounting environment with 3 years at senior level. Knowledge of MTEF processes is an added advantage. 

 4.0 Skills and competencies: 

Must have Knowledge of IFRS, IAS, IPSAS and applicable legal framework for Development Partners financing (Donor requirements). Competency in Accounting System SUN, Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Outlook. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Attention to detail and ability to multi-task. High level of integrity 


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Main Purpose of the Job  

The Senior Budget Officer coordinate the Institution’s budget preparations, administer and manage all aspects of the budget functions including examining the budget estimates or proposals for accuracy, precision, and completeness during the budgeting process; ensuring conformity with financial procedures, policies and organizational objectives during the implementation process; and preparation of timely management accounting reports for management decision making and reporting

3.0 Qualifications and Experience:  

Master’s degree in Accounting; Finance; Business Administration; Economics or a related field. He/she must be a Professional Accountant with ACCA/CPA final certificate and registered with the relevant professional body. 

Minimum of 8 years working experience in accounting environment with 3 years at senior level. Knowledge of MTEF processes is an added advantage. 

 4.0 Skills and competencies: 

Must have Knowledge of IFRS, IAS, IPSAS and applicable legal framework for Development Partners financing (Donor requirements). Competency in Accounting System SUN, Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Outlook. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Attention to detail and ability to multi-task. High level of integrity 


(i). Coordinate the institution budget preparation processes in line with established procedures and the requirement of the EAC budget Act. 

(ii). Manage budget performance and ensure all institution expenditures are against approved budget lines by verifying all expenditures. 

(iii) Prepare periodic budget performance reports and advise management on over or under budget utilization. 

 (iv). Ensure daily applications and systems backup of the SUN Accounting System in done. 

(v). Monitor System Performance and trouble shoot issues and outages in the Accounting System 

(vi). Maintain the Accounting System so that all Sub-Ledgers reconcile with the General Ledger. 

(vii). Ensure proper coding of MTEF codes using the Budget Management System (BMS) 

(viii). Coordinate the data entry exercise across units into the Budget Management System. 

(ix). Ensure correct reports are generated by the Budget Management System 

(x). Upload the approved budget in the SUN Accounting System. 

(xi). Coordinate the preparation of end of year financial statements using the SUN Accounting System reporting tool. 

(xii). Perform any other duties as assigned by management from time to time. 



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