Financial Controller Job Placement – Bank of Baroda

Job Title:       Financial Controller
Organisation: Bank of Baroda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
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:
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Tasked with the management of the Finance
department
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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
independently
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Responsible for the assessment of Income Tax
& Filing of Income Tax return of the Bank within due date
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Compilation of Financial Data
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Charged with planning and budgeting function of
the bank.
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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.
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Ensure that Bank of Uganda compliance
obligations met and accurate returns submitted on a timely basis.
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Balance sheet closely managed and reconciled.
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Tax planning and tax management to optimize tax
cost.
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Managing Capital Adequacy Ratios as per
Regulatory requirements.
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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
retrieval.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
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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;
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High integrity and strong character.
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Highly analytical and numeracy skills.
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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.
Note:
·        
Envelope containing application must be clearly
marked “Application for the post of IT Officer”.
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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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