Senior Sub-County Revenue Officers at Vihiga County Government

January 23, 2023
Application Ends: February 20, 2023
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Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Planning, formulating strategies and identifying sources of revenue. 
  • Designing effective, efficient and secure systems of collecting revenue. 
  • Developing B1lls, policies, programs, bylaws and internal control systems that enhance own source revenue collection in the County. 
  • Supervising collection of own source revenue in the county. 
  • Implementing county policies and regulations for revenue. 
  • Setting up and projecting regular revenue trends for planning and decision making. 
  • Guiding county entities in preparation of the Finance Bill/Act.
  • Organizing stakeholder sensitization forums on the provisions of the finance bill and other revenue collection bills and bylaws.
  • Ensuring posting of all revenue sources in the IFMIS system. 
  • Preparing quarterly and annual revenue reports on all own source revenue and external sources. 
  • Submitting regular reports to county assembly, national treasury and commission for revenue allocation on matters of revenue collection.
  • Identifying and provide baseline data on new sources of revenue. 
  • Maintaining records of all the revenue sources/centres, rates and revenues collected 
  • Championing automation of own source revenue streams in the County. 
  • Ensuring all own source revenue collected is accounted for and banked intact. 
  • Preparing the budget for the directorate. 

Professional and Academic Qualifications.

  • Have a bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance): or
  • have a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Management (Accounting or Finance) from a recognized institution. 
  • Proficiency in Computer Application Skills relevant to financial management from a recognized institution. 
  • Be a qualified Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA K)
  • Membership of the Institute Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (ICPAK). 
  • Must have served as an Accountant in the public or private sector for a minimum period of five (5) years, three (3) of which must be in a senior management position. 
  • Be conversant with the provisions of the public Finance Management Act,2012. 
  • Conversant with IFMIS and other revenue management accounting or Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) packages.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of National goals, policies and development objectives and ability to align them to the County’s mandate.