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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:

Coordination of the County budgeting process
The coordination and management of County revenue collection
Internal and external resource mobilization
The coordination and preparation of the planning components of the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF); The Fiscal Strategic Paper and the requisite budget documents.
Ensuring adherence to internal control systems of all departments
The coordination of County government finance and economic policy management
Monitoring and Evaluation of Economic Trends and Policy Reviews
To ensure the procurement procedures are followed as per the set guidelines and regulation in all departments
The provision of leadership and coordination in County Development Planning
Coordination of the county and sub-counties developments programmes
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

Finance Bill 2018

Proposed Finance Bill 2017/18

Kiambu County Finance Act 2016

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

Financial Statements For the Year ended June 2016

Kiambu County Finance Bill 2015/16

Kiambu Revenue Administration Bill 2014

Kiambu County Provisional Collection Of Revenue Bill 2015 As Passed

Kiambu County Finance Act 2015

Papers

COUNTY BUDGET REVIEW AND OUTLOOK PAPER SEPT 2018

Final Adopted 2017 County Fiscal Strategy Paper (CFSP)

County Fiscal Strategy Paper 2018

Budget Review & Outlook Paper (CBROP) Sept 2017

Public Participation On 2016 Fiscal Strategy Paper

County Fiscal Strategic Paper 2016

Budget Review & Outlook Paper (CBROP) 2015

County Fiscal Strategic Paper 2015

Announcements & Notices

2017 Finance Bill Notices

Call For Public Participation – 2017 CFSP & 2017/18 Budget

Budget Public Forums 2016/17

Budget

Programme Based Budget  2018/19

2017/2018 – APPROVED AND REVISED BUDGETS

Final Published Budget 2015/16

Final Published Budget 2016/17

Supplementary 2015/2016

Papers

County Integrated Development Plan 2018 – 2022

County Annual Development Plan 2019/20

County Annual Development Plan 2018/19

County Annual Development Plan 2017/18

County Annual Development Plan 2016/17

County Integrated Development Plan 2013-2017

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