Director – Finance and Accounting Career Opportunity – Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC)

Organization: Uganda AIDS
Commission (UAC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Director General
About US:
The Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC) was established in 1992 by an Act of
Parliament (Cap 208) and is situated under the Presidency of the Republic of
Uganda. The Act provides for the Commission to Oversee, Plan and Coordinate
AIDS Prevention and Control activities throughout Uganda – in particular to
mobilize, expedite and monitor resources for the HIV/AIDS control programmes
and activities.
Job Summary: The Director –
Finance and Accounting will offer guidance and technical support to UAC
Management on proper management and accountability for the financial resources
in accordance with the current financial management and accountability laws and
regulations
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
The incumbent will forecast financial
requirements and co-ordinate the consolidation of UAC budgets;
·        
Coordinate the preparation of final books of
accounts and accounting records;
·        
Manage the preparation and submit periodic
financial statements and reports;
·        
Oversee the preparation of responses to audit
queries and mandatory inquiries whenever necessary;
·        
Offer technical guidance and support to UAC
management on financial management matters;
·        
Enforce adherence to financial management
policy, regulations and professional practices in all financial transactions.
·        
The incumbent will attend meetings, workshops
and conferences to advocate and seek support for UAC;
·        
Supervise and appraise performance of the staff
of the Directorate;
·        
Deputize the DG as may be designated from time
to time;
·        
Account for fiscal and other resources of the
Directorate.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicant for the UAC Director – Finance and
Accounting job opportunity should hold an Honours Bachelors Degree B.Com or BBA
plus full Professional Accounting Qualification such as ACCA, CPA, ACIS and CPE
from recognized institution OR Full professional qualification in Accountancy
such as ACCA, CPA, ACIS and CPE obtained from a recognized institution and
accredited by Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU).
·        
Member
of a recognised Accounting body
·        
Possession
of a Masters Degree with a bias in Business Administration or Management field
from a recognized awarding institution
·        
At least twelve (12) years working experience
five (5) of which must have been served at senior Management level in
Government or equivalent / relevant level of experience in a reputable
organization.
·        
Knowledge
and skills in financial management
·        
Knowledge
and skills in planning, Budgeting and coordinating;
·        
Knowledge
and skills in Information and Communications Technology;
·        
Knowledge
and skills in Accountability;
·        
Good
problem solving and decision making skills
·        
Team
Work;
·        
Ability
to communicate effectively;
·        
Concern
for quality and standards, and ethics and Integrity
·        
Knowledge
of IFMS.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should provide a cover
letter expressing interest in the job, a detailed CV, including names,
addresses, and phone contacts of three professional referees, copies of
professional/educational certificates and send it to:
The Director General, Uganda AIDS Commission, Plot 1-3 Salim Bay Road
Ntinda, and P.O Box 10779, Kampala. Uganda OR hand deliver the application to
its offices indicated above from 8.00am – 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.
Deadline: 16th September
2016
For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or
find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline




Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *