Government Accounting Services

Government Accounting Services Department

Mandate of Government Accounting Services Department

  • Legislation and oversight of financial and accounting policies;
  • Designing and prescribing an efficient financial management system for the national and county governments to ensure transparent financial management and standard reporting;
  • Promote transparency, effective management and accountability with regard to public finances in the Public Service;
  • In consultation with the Public Sector Accounting Standards Board, ensure that uniform accounting standards are applied by the national government and its entities;
  • Co-ordinate the preparation of annual appropriation accounts and other statutory financial reports of the national government;
  • Consolidate reports of annual appropriations accounts and other statutory financial statements of the national government and county governments and their entities;
  • Issue guidelines to National Government entities with respect to financial matters and monitoring;
  • Liaise with the Controller of Budget and Auditor General on public financial matters.
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