The primary purpose of FAC is to provide a regular and consistent administrative support framework that will ensure that CRA becomes a highly efficient, accountable and transparent institution. FAC will endeavour to review, evaluate and make regular recommendations to the Commission to support CRA meet its constitutional mandates.
Broadly, FAC shall be responsible for CRA’s strategic plans, operational manuals, procedures and guidelines, various administrative directives and Gazette notices and all matters that may emanate from the Government that relate to the Commission’s operations and report to the Full Commission. General areas of focus shall be:
2. Human Resources & Administration
5. Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
6. Any other assignment that may be directed by the Commission.
The FAC shall undertake the following:
a) Establish and from time review the Finance and Planning Strategies of the Commission.
b) Establish and review overall budgeting and budgetary control policies of the Commission.
c) From time to time, develop financial policies and procedures in line with international best practices, international financial reporting standards, and in accordance with any other applicable laws of Kenya.
d) Ensure that at all times, there are adequate system of internal controls, management and financial reporting.
Human resources and Administration matters:
a) Create and establish a conducive working environment that can lead to a high performance organizational culture befitting of independent Constitutional body.
b) Establish and regularly review the Human Resources and Administration strategies and policies of the Commission.
c) Establish and review the overall remuneration and benefits policy for all employees of the Commission.
d) Review and recommend an appropriate Organisational Structure that effectively supports the Commission in fulfilling its constitutional mandate.
e) Perform or delegate, review and monitor the Sponsor function of the Commission with respect to the employee pension scheme sponsored by the Commission.
f) Ensure compliance with relevant legislation and practices governing human resources strategy.
a) Oversee compliance with the Public Procurement and Disposal Act, 2015 (“Procurement Act”) and Regulations issued thereunder.
b) Ensure that the Commission’s credibility is enhanced by promoting fair dealings with suppliers and other stakeholders.
a) Ensure that there is a robust policy framework for effective internal and external communication.
b) Ensure that the communication department has the most accurate and update information of the Commissions mandate, operations and activities.
c) Ensure a positive image of the commission is maintained at all times.
a) Assist the Commission in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities for the implementation of ICT infrastructure within the Commission and county government.
b) Reviewing the Commission’s ICT governance structure.
c) Reviewing the Commission’s ICT Policies and making appropriate recommendations to the Commission.
d) To create partnerships with ICT based government institutions whose mandates complements CRA Mandates.
e) To review recommendations on financing and financial management through process automation to county government.
The Committee consists of four (4) Commissioners among whom one will be selected chairperson by the Commission. The following may assist the committee with its discussion on any particular matter and shall attend the meetings of the committee:
1. The Commission Secretary/Chief Executive Officer
2. Directors/Head of Departments where applicable.
3. Any other person at the discretion of the FAC.