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,
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
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
management of Income, expenditure, stores, assets and administration of staff
in the Finance department of the Institute.
review and implement financial and accounting management information procedures
and policies of the Institute and ensure compliance.
jobholder will also prepare, coordinate and monitor the implementation of the
Institute budget.
timely preparation of financial reports and statements.
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.
bank reconciliation and bank balance monitoring system is operational up to date.
with internal and external auditors and enable them conduct audit.
any other duties that may be assigned to him/her from time to time by the
Key Results Areas:
statements and reports.
Financial Management and control practices.
utilization and safeguard of Institute assets and resources.
revenue mobilization, collection and expenditure controls.
reporting in accordance with Public Finance & Accountabilities Act, 2003
audit completed and Auditor’s reports issued.
communication characterized by timely response to financial information needs.
advancement and mentorship of staff in the Finance Department.

Qualifications, Skills and
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
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,
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