PREVENTION OFFICER II – FINANCE/ AUDIT SPECIALIST, JOB GRADE – EACC “8” (2 POSTS), REF: EACC/PS/POII-FA/10

Job Profile

Reporting to the Deputy Director, Corruption Prevention through Assistant Director, the jobholder is responsible for the implementation of financial and budget program activities aimed at the prevention of corruption and economic crimes as stipulated in the Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission Act, 2011.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Reviewing the systems, policies, procedures, and practices related to financial management functions in public and private sector institutions;
  • Providing advisories on the prevention of corruption and bribery targeting public financial management processes;
  • Developing corruption prevention guidelines and best practices in public finance processes;
  • Mainstreaming standards and best practices in integrity and anti-corruption in financial management;
  • Reviewing, analyzing, and providing feedback on the anti-corruption indicator under the public service Performance Contracting framework;
  • Developing Corruption Prevention Guidelines on functions related to financial management and other areas for use in both public and Private sector institutions to promote sector integrity;
  • Monitoring implementation of corruption prevention interventions in various organizations.

Requirements for Appointment

For an appointment to this position, a candidate must have:

  • Minimum relevant work experience of five (5) years, three (3) of which should be in a comparable position from a reputable organization;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Accounting, Finance, Business Management, or any other equivalent qualifications from a recognized university;
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum Grade C+ or equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA-K) or any other equivalent professional qualifications;
  • Member of a relevant professional body(s);
  • Strong analytical, monitoring, and evaluation skills;
  • Demonstrated integrity and professional competence as reflected in work performance and results;
  • Must be able to work in a highly computerized environment. 

Other Requirements

Knowledge of public service systems, policies, and operations will be an added advantage.

Application Procedure:

In addition to the qualifications set above applicants must further obtain clearances from the following:

• Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)

• Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

• Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)

• Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)

• Registration and good standing in relevant Professional Bodies

Interested candidates who meet the set criteria should complete EACC Form 1 online from https://jobs.integrity.go.ke  and attach copies of ID, CV, academic/ professional certificates (certified by the issuing institution), clearances, and testimonials.

All applications must be made online and will be acknowledged via email. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.

To be considered, applications should be received no later than Tuesday, 29th December 2020 at 5.00 pm.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification



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