Earn over 6m monthly as Finance Officer (Financial Accounting) at Uganda Road Fund (URF)

Organisation: Uganda
Road Fund (URF)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Fund
Management
Salary: UGX 6,000,000
per month
About US:
Uganda Road Fund (URF) is a
body corporate established by the Uganda Road Fund Act 2008, to finance routine
and periodic maintenance of public roads.
Job Summary:  The Finance Officer (Financial Accounting)
will support the Manager Fund Management to plan and coordinate the execution
of financial transactions, the preparation of financial reports, generation and
submission of periodic financial reports          in
accordance with International Acceptable Accounting  Standards and organizational policies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Prepare
    and implement annual financial and tax plans for Administrative expenses
    of the Fund.    
  • Interpret
    and mainstream regular Treasury updates and instructions into the Fund
    operations.       
  • Carry
    out budget planning, implementation and control within the financial
    limits in performance agreements of Designated Agencies.         
  • Actively
    monitor and report on performance of Road User Maintenance Framework on a
    quarterly basis.
  • Keenly
    track and report on absorption of Road User Maintenance          Funds by Designated Agencies
    through analysis of    accountabilities
    submitted.  
  • In
    charge of planning and implementing the applicable component of Road User
    Charges.
  • Execute
    disbursements of the Fund and in accordance with performance agreements
    executed with Designated Agencies.
  • Manage
    URF bank accounts and prepare regular reconciliations.
  • Manage
    and update the fixed assets register of the Fund.
  • Compile
    and submit periodic reports of the Fund for presentation to Management.
  • Identify
    investment opportunities, prepare plans and implement investment
    strategies in accordance with the policy approved by the Board.       
  • Perform
    any other duties assigned by the Manager Fund Management from time to
    time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Road Fund’s career opportunity should preferably
    hold a bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Business Administration or
    Accounting or Financial Management. Possession of a Master’s Degree in
    Business Administration (Finance/ Accounting option) will be an added
    advantage.
  • Professional
    qualification in ACCA or CPA is a must.
  • At
    least six years’ experience, three of which should be in a similar
    environment in a reputable institution.
  • Working
    knowledge of operating automated integrated financial management systems
  • Computer
    literacy skills
  • Excellent
    communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Possess
    the ability to work under tight deadlines without compromising on quality.
  • Detailed
    knowledge of road sector management and commercialization
  • Demonstrable
    team leadership and good organization skills.
Age limit: less than 40
years
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified
candidates should send their applications accompanied by;
(i)               
A
capability statement detailing the applicant’s general qualifications, adequacy
for the    post or assignment and
illustrated personal experience in the East African region;
(ii)             
 Copies of testimonials;
(iii)           
 Detailed curriculum vitae showing experience
and positions held; (iv)
(iv)           
 Current salary;
(v)             
 Three professional referees, including email
and phone contacts; and
(vi)           
 Postal addresses, daytime telephone contacts
and email address of applicants.
The complete applications
should be sent in hard copy to:
The Executive Director,
Uganda Road Fund, 5th Floor
Twed Towers,
Plot 10 Kafu Road, P.O Box
7501, Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: Monday 23rd March 2015 by 5:00 p.m.

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