DEADLINE: Monday, May 29, 2023 at 12:00:00 AM
EDUCATIONAL LEVEL: Postgraduate Degree
JOB LOCATION: Entebbe
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:
Director Finance And Accounts
Reports to: Director General
Salary Grade: UR 2(i)
To provide professional advice, leadership and guidance in the management of financial resources of the organization
Tasks and Responsibilities:
Developing and installing effective financial management systems and procedures aimed at improving financial reporting and accounting.
Establishing expenditure control procedures by ensuring that proper authorization for payments is strictly followed.
Designing and coordinating the implementation and maintenance of financial information systems to cover the general ledger, asset management as well as revenue collection system.
Interpreting financial reports, statements, accounting records and advising the Chief Executive on the significance of the same, also identifying and evaluating and presenting options for action.
Developing and installing an effective revenue management system and procedures aimed at improving collection of funds.
Liaising with the Treasury, the Auditor General’s Office and other relevant government bodies on the interpretation and application of particular financial and accounting regulations.
Conferring with Donor Agencies on the utilisation of funds as well as method of financial reporting in order to ensure that all financial transactions conform to donor procedure
Supervising and mentoring Accountants staff at NARO Secretariat and at Public Agricultural Research Institutes.
Performing any other duties assigned by the Director General from time to time.
Required Qualification and Experience:
An honors degree in Commerce, Finance or Business Administration or related field.
Possession of full Accountancy qualification from a recognized awarding Institution accredited by ICPAU.
Should be a Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accounts’ of Uganda (ICPAU).
Master’s in Business Administration or related field.
A minimum of ten years of working experience, three of which should have been served at the level Head of Accounts in a Government department or equivalent level in a reputable organization.
Tenure of Office: Five years’ contract renewable once subject to satisfactory performance.
Age limit: Not above 55 years
The interested applicants should submit a hard copy of the application specifying the position he/she is applying for with a detailed curriculum vitae prefaced with a statement of not more than 250 words explaining why he or she considers oneself a suitable candidate for the job. He/she should provide names, day-time telephone numbers, e-mail and physical addresses of 3 (three) respectable referees who are able to provide a candid opinion on his/her professional abilities, personal attributes and suitability for appointment to the position applied for. The application letter, CV, photocopies of academic certificates and testimonials should be submitted to the undersigned to reach him not later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday May 29th 2023.
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