To continuously provide quality Accounting Services in the Public sector through proper maintenance of accounting records, timely provision of financial reports and ensuring proper accountability of public funds
To be a leading entity in the provision of quality Accounting and Financial advisory services to the public sector in Kenya and in the Region
The Accountant General’s Department is responsible for planning, developing and implementing Government accounting policy, systems and procedures including computerization programmes of accounting systems and monitoring revenue collection and expenditures that are approved by Parliament.
The main functions are:
1) Planning, development, implementation and formulation of policy pertaining to accounting systems, procedures, rules and regulations.
2) Direction, control and coordination of matters relating to ministries’/departments’ accounting systems and operations in liaison with Heads of Accounting Units.