Director Finance and Administration Jobs – URSB

Organisation: Uganda Registration
Services Bureau (URSB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Registrar
General
About URSB:
The Uganda Registration Services
Bureau (URSB) is established as a Statutory Body under the Uganda Registration
Services Bureau Act Cap. 210. The Bureau is a key player in commercial and
civil registrations that facilitate private sector development and vital statistics
for national planning.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Oversee revenue generation and expenditure control
    and produce financial information in accordance with the Public Finance
    Act and URSB Act.
  • Work closely with internal or external auditors for
    the conduct of interim and final audits and finalize the audit report and
    opinion on the annual accounts.
  • Actively monitor the financial performance of the
    Bureau against approved revenue and expenditure estimates and prepare
    regular reports to advise management and the Board on budgetary control
    measures within the agreed reporting deadlines.
  • Develop, review and monitor the implementation of
    financial control systems, policies and procedures in line with the
    international financial standards, and authorize payments.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial
    accounts, statements and reports and submit them to the board in
    accordance with the International Financial Reporting Standards
    IFRS.
  • Regularly review URSB’s consolidated budget papers
    and present budget to management and the Board.
  • Develop and monitor URSB’s planning and risk
    management against the approved budget throughout the year.
  • Monitor the performance of the departmental staff in
    accordance with the URSB’s HR Guidelines.
  • Source and maintain financial resource from various
    stakeholders e.g. donors, JLOS, government and internally.
  • Actively initiate and Review policies, systems and
    procedures that enhance legal compliance in accordance with the relevant
    Laws.
  • Perform any other key responsibilities and duties
    assigned by the supervisor from time to time
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Internal control systems review and weaknesses and
    the causes for non compliance in relation to the audit program noted down.
  • Annual balance sheet, profit and loss account and
    cash flow prepared within the stipulated period of the end of the
    financial year.
  • The actual expenditure identified and compared with
    the budget thereafter the causes of deviation from planned expenditure are
    noted.
  • Investment appraisal reports submitted to the board
    and management and a narrative report to explain the advice a management
    on financial performance.
  • URSB’s accounting documents designed and accounting
    procedures and guidelines manual updated.
  • Policies and procedures submitted to the board.
  • Quarterly and Annual financial performance reports to
    the Board prepared.
  • Consolidated budget prepared and presented to the
    finance committee.
  • Funding opportunities identified and shared with then
    stakeholders.
  • Accountability report of funds received prepared.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate should hold an Honors Degree in a
    Business/Finance and Accounting discipline.
    Possession of an MBA will be an added
    advantage.
  • Professional Qualification in (ACCA, or CPA).
  • A minimum of seven (7) years working experience at a
    senior level
  • Working knowledge of finance and accounting packages
  • Highly computer literate
How to Apply:  
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates are invited to send their application letters indicating day time
telephone contacts, postal and email addresses, or both and three reputable
referees, certificates and testimonials addressed to:
The Chairman, Board of
Directors, Uganda Registration Services Bureau, Plot 5 George Street, Georgiana
House P.O. Box 6848 Kampala
Telephone: +256 414 235 915/256
414 233 219, Fax: +256 414 250712,
NB: All
applications should be submitted to the Front Desk Officer on floor number 5
and must be registered. Please clearly indicate the position applied for on the
left hand top corner of the envelope before submission.
Deadline: 16th February, 2015

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