Manager Finance and Administration Job Placement – Higher Education Students’ Financing Board (HESFB)

OrganisationHigher Education
Students’ Financing Board (HESFB)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director, Finance and
Administration
About US:
The Higher Education Students’ Financing Board (HESFB) is a body
Corporate established by an Act of Parliament, number 2 of 2014, to provide
both Loans and Scholarships to Ugandan Students to pursue Higher Education. The
objective of the Loan Scheme is to increase equitable access to Higher
Education in Uganda and also support qualified students who may not afford the
cost of Higher Education.
Job Summary:  The Manager
Finance and Administration will be responsible for the oversight of Board
Financial and Human resources and physical assets records and ensuring that
board strategic objectives are timely met for effective decision making.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Supervise the process of financial
    planning and budgeting for the Board’s resources and prepare budget            requisitions to Government.
  • Keep the Board’s financial records,
    prepare periodic financial reports as directed and ensure compliance with
    the statutory financial reporting requirements.
  • Establish internal controls and procedures
    for the organization to safeguard the Board’s finances and assets.
  • Regularly review the books of accounts and
    ensure that the financial management information system is established and
    applied at all levels of the Board-
  • Conduct periodic supervision to review and
    examine the financial books and accounts to ensure that they are
    kept/maintained in line with standard accounting practices and that
    financial policies, rules, regulations and procedures are complied with at
    all levels.
  • Produce timely annual final accounts and
    periodic management accounts as required by Management and Board.
  • Manage the procurement function for the
    Board.
  • Manage the performance of employees that
    directly report to him/her.
  • Conduct any other duties that may be
    assigned to him/her by the Director Finance and Administration.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold an Honors degree
    with bias in Accounting or Financing or equivalent.
  • Professional accounting qualifications in
    CPA, ACCA, or CIMA is a must.
  • A minimum of five years; working
    experience in managing/administering accounts of an organization, of which
    3 years must have been at senior level in the financial services sector.
  • Highly computer literate with good command
    of accounting packages and Spreadsheet.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Possess the ability to work under tight
    deadlines.
  • High degree of creativity and
    innovativeness .
  • Excellent analytical and financial skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • High degree of Accountability.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications enclosing photocopies of certificates, updated CVs and three
referees to the address below;
Executive Director,
Higher Education Students’ Financing Board (HESFB),
Plot 1, Lourdel Road,
Lourdel Towers 7th Floor, Nakasero,
P.O. Box 16810 Wandegeya, Kampala. Uganda
Email to: info@hesfb.go.ug
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 24th April, 2015
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