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Finance, ICT & Economic Planning

Wilson Mburu Kang'ethe

CEC - FINANCE, ICT & ECONOMIC PLANNING

Faith Njeri Harrison

CHIEF OFFICER - FINANCE, ICT & ECONOMIC PLANNING

Heads Of Directorates

Henry Waweru
Director – Finance

Hannah Chege
Director – Accounting Services

Ann Muchai
Director – Economic Planning

William Nyanjui Kimani
Director – Revenue

Rosemary Maina
Director – Audit

David  Warwathe
Director – Budget

Dr. Julius M. Kinoti
Director – Procurement

Samuel Karanja
Director – ICT

OVERVIEW
The finance and economic planning department is one of the Kiambu County Government established by H.E Governor William Kabogo after being elected as the first governor of Kiambu County on 4th March2013. Prior to the devolved government, the department existed in a different form under the defunct local government and the national government. The staff who are there were drawn from from the defunct Authorities which existed in Kiambu County and devolved staff from the former Ministry of planning National Development and Vision 2030. The Department has more than 530 staffs largely compromising of finance officers, accountants, procurement officers, internal auditors, and economist/statistians among others.

VISION
To be a strategic leader in financial management and economic planning

MISSION
To be an effective and efficient department in resource mobilization, management of finance, economic planning and coordination for a safe and harmonious County

CORE VALUES
The department commits itself to the following values in order to achieve its objective. These are:

    • Professional integrity
    • Transparency and accountability
    • Passion for results
    • Participatory approach
    • Customer orientation
    • Commitment to team work
    • Commitment to the welfare of employees
    • Innovation
    • Ethical standards

ROLE, MANDATE & FUNCTIONS
Department of Finance and Economic Planning plays a key and strategic role within the overall structure of Kiambu county government. Its mandate is to facilitate and coordinate the County revenue collection, budgeting processes, economic planning process and to provide leadership in the implementation of finance and economic policies. The department’s core values are:

    1. Coordination of the County budgeting process
    2. The coordination and management of County revenue collection
    3. Internal and external resource mobilization
    4. The coordination and preparation of the planning components of the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF); The Fiscal Strategic Paper and the requisite budget documents.
    5. Ensuring adherence to internal control systems of all departments
    6. The coordination of County government finance and economic policy management
    7. Monitoring and Evaluation of Economic Trends and Policy Reviews
    8. To ensure the procurement procedures are followed as per the set guidelines and regulation in all departments
    9. The provision of leadership and coordination in County Development Planning
    10. Coordination of the county and sub-counties developments programmes
    11. The coordination and provision of leadership in the County Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) framework and the Quarterly and Annual Progress Reports

Achievements

  • Double revenue from 2013 to date- through automation, widening of revenue base and sealing of revenue loopholes.
  • Completion of draft land valuation roll with a view to exploiting our estimated property tax potential of 8 billion per annum
  • Setting in place revenue enhancement policies and legal frameworks
  • Documentation and information now available
  • Realignment of revenue collection machinery to focus on top revenue streams e.g. property rates, development controls etc
  • Setting up of key organizational structure that is upgraded, adapted and responsive to people’s needs
  • Complexity of fees and charges- addressed through zoning and institution of revenue administration reforms
  • Improved capacity, motivation and productivity of county staff
  • Budgetary process and preparation of all budgeting documents to guide the county planning process e.g. Annual Development Plan (ADPs), CIDP
  • County revenue raising bills done on a timely manner
  • Establishment of fully functioning sub county treasuries
  • Increased openness and transparency through public participation in budget formulation and public finance management matters including the operationalization of a vibrant County Budget & Economic Forum ( CBEF)
  • Timely facilitation and support of other departments on financial matters despite tight budgetary constraints
  • ISO certification on-going as a way of ensuring continuous improvement of processes and procedures
  • Timely preparation of monitoring and evaluation reports
  • Alignment of prioritized expenditure to available resources
  • Establishment of strong internal controls and procedures
  • Proper budget execution and increased development expenditure absorption by all County Departments
  • Elimination of manual payments and adoption of an e-procurement system

Milestones

  • Recognized of Growth in Own Source of Revenue ( FY 2015/2016)
  • Awarded as best Partnership in Tax Performance (2016)
  • Integration of ICT in revenue collection
  • Recognition by the Commission of Revenue Allocation ( CRA) for its fiscal responsibility
  • Widespread recognition by all 47 counties ( very many benchmarking missions), National Government and independent constitutional offices of the County’s revenue mobilization efforts and improved revenue performance
  • Recognition by International Budget Partnership Kenya (IBPK) for the County’s openness and transparency on budget matters
  • Recognition of county entities by Kenya National Audit office for strict adherence to procurement procedures
  • Partnership with UN Habitat to carry out a Revenue Enhancement Programme
  • Successful overhaul of the whole revenue regime in a manner that relieves the low economic strata of the society
  • Key policies and legislations passed and implemented
  • First County Government to have a draft valuation roll

Strategic Directions

The Department of Finance and Economic Planning has identified nine (9) key strategic issues which it is working to address in order to effectively achieve its mission while also providing the leadership required to accelerate the realisation of the County Integrated Development Plan.

Bills and Acts

Proposed Finance Bill 2017/18
Draft Kiambu County Finance Bill 2016/17
Draft Kiambu County Finance Bill 2015/16
Kiambu County County Appropriation Act 2015
Kiambu County Finance Act 2015
Provisional Collection Of Revenue Bill 2015
Appropriation Bill 2014 (As Passed)
Revenue Administration Bill 2014

Reports

Kiambu County MTEF Stakeholders’ Report – 2016

Papers

County Fiscal Strategy Paper 2018
Budget Review & Outlook Paper (CBROP) Sept 2017
County Budget Review & Outlook Paper (CBROP) 2016
Public Participation On 2016 Fiscal Strategy Paper
County Fiscal Strategy Paper, Feb 2015
Budget Review & Outlook Paper (CBROP) 2015

Announcements & Notices

2017 Finance Bill Notices
Call For Public Participation – 2017 CFSP & 2017/18 Budget
Budget Public Forums 2016/17

Budget

2017-18 Supplementary 2 Budget (Development)
2017-18 Supplementary 2 Budget (Recurrent)
Supplementary 3 Budget Estimates 2016-17 Final
PBB BOOK – 2017-2018
Recurrent Expenditure 2017-18
Development Expenditure 2017-18
Recurrent Expenditure 2017-2018 II
Form A 23.06.17
Programme Based Budget 2017-18
Form C DEV 23.0617
Final Adopted 2017 County Fiscal Strategy Paper CFSP
Revised Revenue Estimates 2016-2017
Supplementary Budget Estimates 2016-2017
County Budget Review & Outlook Paper (CBROP) 2016
Budget Estimates (2016/17-2018/19)
Revenue Estimates For The Year Ending June 2017

Papers

County Annual Development Plan 2018/19
County Annual Development Plan 2017/18
County Annual Development Plan 2016/17
County Integrated Development Plan 2013-2017
County Annual Development Plan 2019/20
County Integrated Development Plan 2018 – 2022
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