Financial Controller Job Placement – Bank of Baroda

Job Title:       Financial Controller
Organisation: Bank of Baroda
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
The Bank of Baroda Uganda Limited, also known as the Bank of Baroda
Uganda (BBU), is a commercial bank in Uganda. BBU is involved in all aspects of
commercial banking, focusing on large corporations, small and medium
enterprises, and individuals. BBU is a subsidiary of the Bank of Baroda (BBI),
an international bank with headquarters in Mumbai, India.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Tasked with the management of the Finance
Finalization & Publication of
Annual/Half-yearly Accounts of the Bank and coordination of Audit work
including compliance of various statutory requirements of Bank of Uganda, URA
& Financial Institution Act of Uganda.
Capable of preparing Bank’s Financial statements
Responsible for the assessment of Income Tax
& Filing of Income Tax return of the Bank within due date
Compilation of Financial Data
Charged with planning and budgeting function of
the bank.
Financial reporting – statutory accounts
prepared accurately and on a timely basis and to coordinate the statutory audit
process and maintain relationship with auditors and tax consultants.
Ensure that Bank of Uganda compliance
obligations met and accurate returns submitted on a timely basis.
Balance sheet closely managed and reconciled.
Tax planning and tax management to optimize tax
Managing Capital Adequacy Ratios as per
Regulatory requirements.
Management reporting.
Lead coordinator for the budgeting and five-year
plan process.
Tasked with close tracking and reporting of
exceptional approvals, and liaison with user departments to control costs.
Assisting the Top Management team with accurate
investment analysis to facilitate in quality decision making.
Regular update of procedural documentation
(procedures manual) in line with changes in operating processes.
Ensure organized filing of documents for easy

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant must be a graduate with a First
Class or Upper Second Class degree and qualified accounting professional from a
recognized institute (ACCA, CPA, CIMA) with knowledge of latest IFRS, Ugandan
tax legislations, Financial Institutions Act (FIA) 2004, Company Act 2012 and
other applicable Acts & Legislations.
At least three years of post-qualification
experience, preferably in banking sector in Uganda. Accounting or Auditing
experience in a financial institution will be an added advantage.
Good computer skills
Fluency in spoken/written English;
High integrity and strong character.
Highly analytical and numeracy skills.
Age: Preferably -35- years. However,
Management reserves the right for determining the age criteria even beyond -35-
years keeping in view the market conditions vis-a-vis requirement of the Bank
based on experience / qualifications etc.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send typed
applications with full Curriculum Vitae, names of two referees with
self-attested photocopies of academic/ professional/experience certificates,
proof of age in a sealed envelope to:
The Executive Director,
Bank of Baroda (Uganda) Limited,
Plot 18, Kampala Road,
P.O. Box 7197, Kampala.
Envelope containing application must be clearly
marked “Application for the post of IT Officer”.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted
for selection process as decided by the Bank.
No communication will be sent to applicants
whose applications are not found suitable during shortlisting.
Bank reserves the right to reject / accept any
application and to relax / alter any condition without assigning any reason.
Bank reserves the right not to make any
appointment as a result of the selection process.
The short-listed candidates will be subjected to
a written test and thereafter a personal interview.
Final selection will be subject to finding the
candidate medically fit by Bank’s Panel Doctor.
If any information with regard to Qualification,
Age, Experience, background checks etc. is found, at any stage to be false the
Bank reserves the right to cancel the selection / appointment at any stage.
Deadline: 20th
November 2017 by 5.00 p.m.
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