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Position Director Finance in the Judiciary
Job Reference Number4/2019
Number of Posts 1
Terms of Service Contractual, Three (3) years renewable once subject to satisfactory performance
Work Station NAIROBI
Date registered12-Feb-2019
Opening Date of Advert12-Feb-2019
Closing Date of Advert5-Mar-2019

-For appointment to the position of the Director Finance, an applicant must possess the following qualifications:
- 1. Master’s degree in Finance or related field.
- 2. A first degree in a Business-related course from a recognised institution
- 3. CPA (K) or ACCA
- 4. Membership of Professional Body is essential
- 5. Must have attended a Strategic Leadership Management course
- 6. Minimum of fifteen (15) years of relevant work experience with at least five (5) years at the senior management level.
Duties and Responsibilities
-The Director Finance is responsible for maximizing the value for money on financial assets of the Judiciary by establishing financial policies, procedures, controls and reporting systems within the institution. The job holder ensures legal and regulatory compliance for all financial transactions, reporting and financial risk management within the Judiciary.
- 1. Ensure timely compliance with financial and fiduciary obligations of the Judiciary namely Statutory Financial Reports, quarterly statutory reports, tax compliance and proper interpretation and implementation of financial regulations and procedures.
- 2. Allocation and monitoring of funds to all identified and approved A.I.E holders and spending units based on approved activities.
- 3. Carry out Finance Directorates’ annual staff performance target setting and appraisal as part of the reward & sanction management system.
- 4. Advice the Chief Registrar on administration of complementary funding from development partners, including development and execution of budgets.
- 5. Oversee the proper maintenance of inventory on all bank accounts within the their approved signatories.
- 6. Advice the Chief Registrar of the Judiciary on regulatory matters concerning public finance as it relates to the Judiciary Fund.
- 7. Ensure that the Judiciary Fund is well managed as per the Judiciary Fund Regulation
- 8. In collaboration with the Director of Information Communication Technology coordinate the development of appropriate financial information management systems.
- 9. Coordinate and administer the Judiciary budget and ensure timely and effective implementation of programmes and activities.
- 10. Safeguarding assets and records in the finance and accounting units.
- 11. Develop robust financial controls to safeguard the revenue collected by the Judiciary on behalf of the Government
- 12. Member of various strategic committees within the Judiciary.
- 13. Lead the preparation of the Judiciary budget, medium term and annual estimates for presentation to JSC and the National Assembly.
- 14. Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual analytical
-expenditure reports to be presented to Management and JSC and Controller of Budgets and National Treasury in accordance with Section 83 of the PFMA 2012.
- 15. Prepare responses on audit queries and implementation status report on action recommended by the Public Accounts Committee.
- 16. Ensure integrity and consistence in the recording, and reporting of financial reports.
- 17. To monitor the units
-staff performance in line with PMMU
- 18. Overall monitoring of Revenue collection and expenditure in all court stations
- 19. Cash flow projections and Management
- 20. Lead or promote change Programmes within the Judiciary.
Important Information
-Interested and qualified persons are asked to make their applications by:-
- (1) Filling an Online Application for Employment Form available at the JSC jobs portal: jobs.judiciary.go.ke. Applicants should upload soft copies of the following documents to the online application:- (a) A letter of application, (b) A detailed and updated curriculum vitae, to include background information such as community service, financial discipline, pro bono activity, involvement as a party in litigation and involvement in political activity including financial contribution to political party
-parties (if any) and criminal record, professional engagement for the last five (5) years, three (3) professional referees and two (2) character references who can verify and comment on the applicant’s past and present employment, (c) Applicant’s three (3) recent coloured passport size photographs, (d) Certified copies of testimonials, professional certificates and academic transcripts. (e) Shortlisted candidates will be required to obtain current clearance certificates from the following bodies:- • Kenya Revenue Authority, • Higher Education Loans Board, • Directorate of Criminal Investigation, • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and • A recognized Credit Reference Bureau.
- (2) Applicants are also required to forward one (1) hard copy of the completed Employment Application Form JSC 2 for non-public officers or JSC 2A for public officers which can be downloaded from www.judiciary.go.ke (downloads) and to attach all the documents cited in item No. 1 (a to e)above.
- TO: THE SECRETARY JUDICIAL SERVICE COMMISSION P.O. BOX 40048 – 00100 NAIROBI E-mail: jscsecretariat@jsc.go.ke Commission Secretariat: Reinsurance Plaza. Taifa Road, Podium Floor
- so as to reach the Commission NOT LATER THAN 5TH MARCH, 2019 AT 5.00 P.M. Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification. The Judicial Service Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and selects candidates on merit through fair and open competition from the widest range of eligible candidates.