Factors Influencing Implementation of Intergrated Financial Management Information System in Kenya Government Ministries

John Gakuu Karanja, Eva Nyambura Ng’ang’a


The main purpose of the study was to establish factors influencing implementation of intergrated financial management information system in Kenya government ministries. Establishment of an IFMIS has become an important benchmark for the country’s budget reform agenda often regarded as a precondition for achieving effective management of budgetary resources. The study was carried out in Ministry of Finance, Meru County.  It covered all the management employees’ cadres. There are 24 management levels employees in the whole county who includes the district accountants, the internal auditors, and the vote book controllers. The study adopted descriptive research design. The researcher applied correlation analysis to analyze the collected data generated by using SPSS, which provided a correlation coefficient between the variables. Inadequate funding was highlighted as challenge that is impeding the implementation of IFMIS. The study found that the cost of implementation was a challenge. It is therefore recommended that the ministry of finance should increase the budget for IFMIS implementation in order to roll out the program in all government ministries.

Keywords: Integrated financial management information system, Implementation Cost, Organization Commitment, Management Support, Technology.

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