Kenya

Year 2018
Client National Treasury (funded by UNICEF/UN WOMEN)
Project Support National Treasury in revisiting the Standard Chart of Accounts (SCOA) and building related in-country capacity at national and in selected counties.

Project Outline

The National Treasury sought to update the SCOA with a view of enhancing its effectiveness in budgeting and accountability of resources as well as enhance monitoring and budget analysis.
This was an advisory assignment providing technical support to government in updating the SCOA, ensuring it supports effective reporting and is responsive to various IT applications. Capacity building is a key tenet in the delivery of this assignment. Key areas of support included;

  • Incorporating programme based budgeting
  • Migration to accrual basis of accounting
  • Revision of the SCOA user guide
  • Upgrade of GFSM 2014
  • Harmonizing budget and financial reports
  • Recommendations to enhance the ICT capabilities
  • Clarifying the classifications of expenditure and
  • Clarifying the classification and treatment of AIA.
This project delivered against all the parameters of the project and recommendations have been proposed for implementation.