Henry M. Waweru Financial administration in Hattula_ Janakkala by dffhrtcv3

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									ASSOCIATION OF FINNISH
  LOCAL AND REGIONAL
  AUTHORITIES (AFLRA)

   NORTH-SOUTH LOCAL
GOVERNMENT CO-OPERATION
      PROGRAMME


       BASIC COURSE
     17-18 MARCH 2009
   Financial
 Administration

      Henry M. Waweru
       Town Treasurer
Municipal Council of Nyahururu
 GENERAL MANAGEMENT
    OF THE COUNCIL
       FINANCES
• SOURCES OF THE COUNCIL REVENUE:
     - Local revenue
     - Revenue from central government
Expenditure
        - Council officers prepare the budget
        - Councilors deliberates and approves with or
          without amendments
        - Minister for Local Government approves the
          budget
• Implementation of the approved budget by the
  council officers
 MANAGEMENT OF THE NORTH
    SOUTH CO-OPERTION
      STEERING COMMITTEE

• Proposal writing which is jointly done by North
  and Southern Partners
• Budget is based on activities to be undertaken
• Submission of the budget to AFLRA
• Approval of final budget by AFLRA
• Adjustments done as per the approved budget
• Disbursement of funds done
  MANAGEMENT AT THE
    COORDINATION
   COMMITTEE LEVEL

• Approval of the mini budget from the
  components
• Procurement of good and services where
  Government Of Kenya procurement laws
  are strictly adhered to.
• Commission activities
COMPONENT COMMITTEE
       LEVEL
• Work plan prepared
• Mini budgets based on the work plans
  prepared as per activities and
  approved budget
• Submission of mini-budgets to overall
  local coordinating committee for
  approval
• Assigning of duties: role of councilor,
  officers and the stakeholders
      PROJECT LEVEL
• Stakeholders appointed members of the
  committee for various components
• Stakeholders supervise activities on the
  ground
• Consultation with the stakeholders
• Report on work done to component
  committee
       coordinator
ROLE OF THE COORDINATOR
• Participates in all the components budget
  planning sessions
• Channels request for funding to the Town
  Treasurer for funding as per the
  components mini budgets
• Coordinates release and use of funds
  between the Town Treasurer and the
  components
     ACCOUNTING AND
        REPORTING

• The Southern partners prepares the
  Financial report.
• The report is then forwarded to the
  external Auditors for audit
• It is then forwarded to the Northern
  partners for inclusion in the year report
    RECONCILIATION
 BETWEEN FINLAND AND
   KENYAN PARTNERS

• Kenya accounting year runs from 1st
  July to 30th June
• Finnish partner accounting year runs
  from 1st January to 31st December
       CHALLENGES
• Finnish and Kenyan financial years
  are different
• Timing of disbursement
• Economic factors affecting initial
  budget proposals
• Exchange rate variations
  LESSONS LEARNT
/RECOMMENDATIONS
• Appreciation of public-private
  partnership
• Timely preparation of financial
  reports and schedules
THANKYOU

								
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