Bursar Job Placement – Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology (UICT)




Job Title:           Bursar
Organisation: Uganda
Institute of Information and Communications Technology (UICT)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Principal
About US:
Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology (UICT) is
a Public Tertiary Institution established by Statutory Instrument No. 79 of
October, 2005, and managed and operated by Uganda Communication Commission
(UCC) according to the UCC Act, 2013.
Job Summary: The Bursar will
oversee the finance and accounting function of the Institute and account for
resources.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Overseeing
management of Income, expenditure, stores, assets and administration of staff
in the Finance department of the Institute.
·        
Keenly
review and implement financial and accounting management information procedures
and policies of the Institute and ensure compliance.
·        
The
jobholder will also prepare, coordinate and monitor the implementation of the
Institute budget.
·        
Ensure
timely preparation of financial reports and statements.
·        
Tasked
with the maintenance of sound financial accounting systems, records keeping and
internal controls and be accountable for an up-to-date inventory of all the
Institute assets.
·        
Ensure
bank reconciliation and bank balance monitoring system is operational up to date.
·        
Coordinate
with internal and external auditors and enable them conduct audit.
·        
Perform
any other duties that may be assigned to him/her from time to time by the
Principal.
Key Results Areas:
·        
Financial
statements and reports.
·        
Good
Financial Management and control practices.
·        
Optimum
utilization and safeguard of Institute assets and resources.
·        
Sustainable
revenue mobilization, collection and expenditure controls.
·        
Financial
reporting in accordance with Public Finance & Accountabilities Act, 2003
·        
Statutory
audit completed and Auditor’s reports issued.
·        
Effective
communication characterized by timely response to financial information needs.
·        
Career
advancement and mentorship of staff in the Finance Department.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The prospective employee should preferably hold
a Bachelor of Commerce, Business Administration degree both with Accounting
option or Finance and Accounting degree with a full professional accounting
qualifications such as CPA or ACCA, CIMA.
·        
At least five years’ experience as an
accountant, two of which must have been at Management level in a tertiary
Institution.
·        
Personal Attributes: Integrity,
Interpersonal skills, Communication skills and Analytical skills
·        
Technical Attributes: Use of
Computerized accounting systems, risk management, knowledge on financial reporting
standards and debt management.
How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to send their applications/cover letters
with copies of academic credentials, testimonials and detailed curriculum vitae
indicating contact addresses of three (3) referees addressed to:
The Principal,
Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology,
Plot 9 – 21 Port Bell Road, Nakawa,
P. O. Box 7187
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 24th November,
2017
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