Finance Manager Career Opportunity at Parliamentary Pension Scheme (PPS)

Job Title:  Finance Manager
Organisation: Parliamentary Pension Scheme (PPS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief Operations Manager
About PPS:
The
Parliamentary Pension Scheme (PPS) was established by the Parliamentary
Pensions Act 2007 as a Contributory Hybrid Cash Balance Retirement Benefit Plan
for the Members of Parliament of Uganda and the staff of the Parliamentary
Commission. The Scheme is managed by a Board of Trustees, constituted in
accordance with the Act.
Job Summary: The Finance Manager will provide financial
management, accounting and investment analysis services to the Pension Scheme.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop and implement financial and accounting
    policies and procedures.
  • Establish and manage internal controls and
    accounting systems within a computerized environment.
  • Prepare cash flow projections and manage cash
    flow to ensure prompt collection of revenue, maturities and settlement of
    creditors.
  • Prepare financial plans and ensure effective
    budgetary control in line with overall goals of the Scheme.
  • Provide leadership to staff and foster
    efficiency and ethical practices in the Scheme.
  • Develop a framework for monitoring and
    evaluating investment performance and risk control.
  • Carry out economic analysis and advice on necessary
    policy interventions.
  • Establish cost reduction strategies to
    maintain optimal operating efficiency.
  • Prepare periodical management and annual
    financial statements and facilitate their audit.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s
    Degree in Financial Management or Accounting or Business Administration
    from a recognized university institution.
  • An honours Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and
    Accounting, Commerce (accounting option) or Business Administration
    (accounting option) from a recognized university / institution,
  • Membership to Professional Accounting
    organizations e.g. CPA, ACCA.
  • The applicant should have at least nine (9)
    years’ work experience in the field of Finance or accounting, three of
    which should have been served at senior management level.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the application
    of accounting principles and financial reporting.
  • Skills in investment and economic analysis.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
    skills
  • Broad knowledge and practice of computerized
    accounting and financial modeling.
  • Possess good supervisory and mentoring
    skills.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in relevant IT
    skills.
  • Age limit: 30 years and above
How to Apply:
All
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications
enclosed in envelopes clearly marked with the job title of the post applied for
and addressed to the Secretary, Board of Trustees, Parliamentary Pension
Scheme, P.O. Box 7178, Kampala. Hand delivered applications should be taken to
Room No. G 10, Parliamentary Pension Scheme office, Plot (9-11), Development
House, Parliamentary Avenue.
Deadline: 9th August 2016
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