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Bishop Stuart University

Finance Officer job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 29 November 2021

Hiring Organization: Bishop Stuart University

Job Details:

Main Purpose of the Post
Your main purpose is to take a lead in resource mobilization and provide financial administration, advice, support and planning of the University and maintain the accounts in a form determined by the University Council and be responsible for the efforts, results, and success of BSUs finance department.

Requirements/Job Specifications
• Master’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or any other relevant field. A Ph.D. qualification is an added advantage.
• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Science- Finance or any other relevant degree (Accounting Option) from a recognized Institution.
• Must be a Certified Public Accountant with full CPA/ACCA and member of a recognized accounting body.
• Computer knowledge and skills in Microsoft word, excel, PowerPoint and the internet are mandatory.
• Working experience of at least Eight (8) years in financial management from a reputable organization.
• Fluency in English and ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
• Able and willing to work under pressure to improve the overall performance of the projects.


Key duties and responsibilities
• Overseeing, reviewing, and adhering to the University budgets approved by University Council.
• Ensuring the University-wide budgetary planning, documenting and maintaining complete and accurate supporting documents for all financial transactions.
• Ensuring that all the University’s financial practices are in line with statutory regulations and legislation.
• Developing and maintaining timely and accurate financial statements and reports that are appropriate for users and in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
• Preparing all supporting information for the Annual Audit and liaising with the internal audit committee and external auditors as necessary.
• Monitoring the cash flow and preparing cash flow projections forecasts in accordance with policy.
• Appraising and supervising financial office staff in the facilitation of day-to-day operations, including tracking financial data, invoicing, bookkeeping, payroll management, bank reconciliation, etc.
• Monitoring risk management policies/ procedures while seeking out methods and practices to minimize financial risk.
• Updating and implementing financial policies /procedures and maintaining a policy manual for the finance department.
• Working with the Human Resource office to secure candidates with the right skills and competencies who will be an asset to the finance department.
• Ensuring the development of financial policies, regulations and guidelines.
• Participating in the development of resource mobilization strategies.
• Participating in the management of financial grants and donations to the University.
• Maintaining a sound financial accounting system, record keeping and internal controls for the university.
• Advising the University Management on sound financial policies, rules and procedures.
• Managing the reconciliation of books of accounts and the production and presentation of the university financial accounts and bank statements to the relevant authorities.
• Providing technical financial support to all the university projects.
• Perform any other duties that may be assigned to you by your immediate supervision.

Application procedure

Please click on the link to apply.

Date Posted: 2021-11-17

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