Meru County Assembly Audit Committee Chairperson Job in Kenya

County Assembly of Meru

County Assembly  Service Board

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The Meru County Assembly Service Board invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the position indicated below:

Chairperson, Meru County Assembly Audit Committee

1 Position

The County Assembly of Meru, pursuant to Section 155 (5) of the Public Finance Management Act, 2012 and Regulation 167 (1) of the Public Finance Management (County Governments) Regulations, 2015 is in the process of establishing an Audit Committee whose responsibilities and roles as are spelt out by the Regulations.

a) Requirements for Appointment

1. Interested candidates should have a Minimum of a degree from a recognized University in the following fields: Accounting, Finance, Auditing, Economics, Risk Management or other related fields;

2. Have knowledge and experience of not less than Seven (7) years in: Audit and or Financial Management/Accounting;

3. Be a citizen of Kenya;

4. Should possess strong interpersonal skills;

5. Have a good understanding of the County Assembly operations, Financial Management and reporting or Auditing;

6. Have a good understanding of the objects, principles and functions of the County Assembly;

7. Must be an affiliate of professional bodies’ e.g. ICPAK, ICPSK, ACFE, IIA or other relevant body;

8. Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010; and

9. Have the requisite business and leadership skills and shall not be a political office holder.

b) Duties and Responsibilities

1. Set the agenda for each meeting with the Committee Members;

2. Provide oversight on risk management, controls and governance processes and Audit affairs of the County Assembly and make appropriate recommendations to the County Assembly regarding internal control and audit matters;

3. Follow up on the implementation of the of the recommendations of Internal and External Auditors;

4. Arrange for a periodic review of the effectiveness of the Audit Committee alongside its mandate;

5. Demonstrate independence and impartiality in decision making which accord with the legal constitutional and policy requirement; and

6. Provide clarification to members on the audit committee’s responsibilities.


a) Members of Audit Committee shall serve on part-time basis for a period of three years;

b) The allowances payable to members of the Audit Committee, being public officers, shall be as determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC);

c) The Chairperson of the Audit Committee shall be independent of the County Government’s entities; and

d) Members appointed to the Audit Committee shall not be past or present employees of the entity, and shall not have served as an employee or agent of any business organization which has carried out any business with the County Assembly in the last two years.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are requested to forward their applications together with copies of:

a) National Identification Card (ID)

b) Certificates and testimonials

c) Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)

d) Certificate of Good Conduct

e) Clearance Certificate from a Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

f) Clearance Certificate from the Ethics and Anti- Corruption Commission (EACC)

g) Clearance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

Please note that:

a) Candidates should NOT attach original documents.

b) Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

c) Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

d) The Meru County Assembly Service Board is an equal opportunity employer, and women, the youth and persons with disabilities who meet the specified requirements are encouraged to apply.

All applications should indicate clearly the position applied for on the top left corner of the envelope and be addressed to:

The Secretary,
County Assembly Service Board,
County Assembly of Meru,
P.O Box 3- 60200,

OR, be hand delivered to the Clerk’s office, County Assembly precincts, Meru, to be received on or before Friday, 17th April, 2020, at 4:00 p.m.

County Assembly of Meru
County Assembly  Service Board
Landlines: 064-30040/064-30042

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Updated: March 28, 2020 — 10:37 am