Finance Manager Employment Opportunity – Capital Markets Authority (CMA)

Job Title:    Finance Manager
Organisation: Capital
Markets Authority (CMA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Director Corporate
About CMA:
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) was established by the Capital
Markets Authority Act Chapter 84 Laws of Uganda as a semi-autonomous body
responsible for the promotion, development and regulation of the capital
markets industry in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Finance
Manager will be responsible for the development and implementation of proper
internal controls and ensuring that statutory and other financial reporting
requirements are met.
Key Duties and
  • Develop and implement financial policies,
    procedures and strategies and regularly update the Finance &
    Accounting Manual;
  • The jobholder will develop and implement
    systems for financial planning, monitoring and control of CMA’s financial
    resources, taking into account the short, medium and long term needs of
    the Authority;
  • Account for CMA’s income and expenditure,
    its assets and liabilities and ensure appropriate financial reports and
    statements are prepared;
  • Provide SMT and the Board with financial
    analysis and information to guide strategic and operational decision
  • The incumbent will ensure that CMA
    complies with all its financial and regulatory obligations as stipulated
    in the Public Finance Management Act, 2015;
  • Prepare annual statutory accounts for audit
    in line with the PFMA, 2015 and be the main point of contact for auditors
    in the course of the audit,
  • Prepare and monitor the annual CMA budget
  • Prepare regular cash flow forecast and
    ensure effective budgetary control;
  • Manage investments, taxation matters and
    fixed assets of the Authority;
  • Take charge of the financial management
    information system and review all postings therein;
  • Manage the performance of staff under
    his/her supervision
  • Perform any other related duties that may
    be assigned from time to time Person Specification

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Capital
    Markets Authority (CMA) Finance Manager job placement should preferably
    hold a relevant Bachelor’s degree from a reputable university is an added
  • Full Membership to an internationally
    recognized professional Accounting body e.g. ICPAU, ICPAK, ACCA, CIMA etc
    is required.
  • A minimum of four years of post qualification working experience gained from
    a reputable private or public sector organization;
  • Previous
    experience in preparing final accounts and application of International
    Financial Reporting Standards or International Public Sector Accounting
    Standards is required.
  • Working
    knowledge of Public Sector Financial Management
  • Previous
    experience in investment management.
  • Extensive
    knowledge and working experience of the Public Finance Management Act 2015
  • Effective
    report writing skills
  • High
    Integrity & professionalism
  • Ability
    to train and develop others
  • Ability
    to work under tight deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills
  • Effective
    oral and written communication and presentation skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver or
send via email (in standard file types, namely Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat
(pdf) in a single attachment, and should not exceed 10MB) their applications
together with a recent CV (with 3 references), copies of academic transcripts
and/or certificates to:
The Director Corporate Services,
Capital Markets Authority,
8th Floor, Jubilee Insurance Center,
Plot 14 Parliament Avenue,
P.O Box 24565 Kampala.
Email to:
NB: Please take note that
ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: Friday 22nd September
2017 by 5:00PM

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