Manager Payments and Tax Job Placement – Centenary Bank

Job Title:             Manager Payments and Tax
Organization: Centenary Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Chief Manager
Finance & Administration
About US:
Centenary Bank is the leading Commercial Micro Finance Bank in Uganda
serving over 1,300,000 clients (a quarter of the banking population) in 58
branches spread countrywide. We are one of Uganda’s top three financial
organisations, employing more than 1,900 people. Joining Centenary Bank is an
opportunity to use your skills and experience in tackling real world problems.
Job Summary: The Manager
Payments and Tax will supervise Head Office payments and tax matters of the
Bank and ensure compliance with accounting standards, Bank procedures and tax
Key Duties and
  • The jobholder will authorise payments in
    the system in line with Bank’s budget and approval limits.
  • Review, reconcile and confirm accuracy of
    the general payroll.
  • Review, authorise and submit tax returns to
    the revenue authority in a timely manner. The tax returns include but not
    limited to VAT, PAYE, Local Service Tax, Excise Tax, Withholding Tax, etc.
  • The incumbent will also assess tax
    compliance and follow up all outstanding tax issues in liaison with the
    bank’s Tax Consultant and Uganda Revenue Authority
  • Review, authorise and submit Insurance
    returns in a timely manner
  • Review, authorise and submit NSSF
    deductions to NSSF in a timely manner
  • Review and amortize Prepayments in a
    timely manner
  • Improve the integrity of the General
    ledger, review Payments information for accuracy and compliance of coded
    transactions to Accounting standards.
  • Keenly review the BOU statement
    reconciliation on a daily basis
  • Manage and monitor the departmental work
    plan implementation, set individual KRA’s for staff under supervision,
    undertake periodic appraisals and manage succession planning through job
    rotation, training, coaching, mentoring and organisation of team building
    sessions and ensuring team work.
  • Daily, weekly and monthly reporting on
    section activities indicating outstanding issues

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Centenary Bank
    Manager Payments and Tax job placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
    Accounts, Statistics or related field with a Professional Qualification in
    Accounting (CPA or ACCA)
  • Possession of a tax qualification will be
    an added advantage
  • A minimum of five years’ experience, with
    three years at a Supervisory level in a similar field
  • Creativity in problem solving skills
    People Management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • High level of integrity
  • Communications skills (Verbal and Written)
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Problem solving
  • Leadership
  • Good team player
Note:  Pass degrees are not eligible
How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join Centenary Bank should send their
applications by following the instructions below; downloading an application
form for employment, download
, filling it and enclosing an application letter, Curriculum Vitae
(CV) with three professional referees and copies of academic
testimonials/certificates and send the application to:
General Manager Human Resources, Centenary Bank, P.O. Box 1892 —
Kampala, Uganda.
Note: While we thank all
applicants for your interest. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Deadline: 29th September
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