Finance & Administration Manager Employment Opportunity – Uganda Institute of Banking and Financial Services (UIBFS)




Organization: Uganda Institute of Banking and Financial
Services
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
About Us:
The Uganda Institute of Banking and Financial Services is the body
responsible for the provision of professional training in the financial sector
in Uganda. It is a body corporate limited by guarantee and offers professional
and skills courses for practicing and prospective staff of financial
institutions.
Job Summary: The Finance
& Administration Manager will serve as the Head of Department and requires
an experienced, agile and assertive individual with good grounding in
accounting and finance coupled with strong leadership and analytical skills.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prepare books of accounts in line with
    International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Ensure preparation and timely release of
    management and audited accounts.
  • Tasked with the preparation of budgets and
    managing expenditure in line with budget.
  • Ensure adherence to established controls
    and accounting standards.
  • Conduct financial analysis including
    budget variance analysis.
  • Cash flow and liquidity management and
    preparation of forecasts.
  • Ensure that the procurement process is in
    line with established policy guidelines.
  • Manage assets so as to ensure their safety
    and soundness.
  • Guide management on financial matters.
  • Mentor and supervise staff in the Finance
    & Administration department.
  • Prepare and  submit reports to the Board and where
    necessary attend Board meetings. 
  • Perform any other duties assigned from
    time to time.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Masters Degree
    in Accounting, Commerce or Business Administration or Bachelors Degree in
    Commerce or Business Administration plus a professional accounting
    qualification (ACCA or CPA).
  • At least seven years of relevant working
    experience, at least two (2) of which should be at senior level in a busy
    organisation.
  • Strong grounding in accounting and
    finance.
  • Excellent analytical and presentation
    skills (both oral & written).
  • Leadership skills – ability to offer
    guidance in financial matters and lead a team of subordinate staff to
    sustain a winning team.
  • Business development inclination – ability
    to contribute towards the growth of the business as well as network with
    stakeholders in the industry.
  • High integrity, agile and focussed team
    leader.
How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to send their applications, along with
copies of academic transcripts, detailed curriculum vitae and day-time
telephone contact of three (3) competent referees to:
The Chief Executive Officer,
The Uganda Institute of Banking & Financial Services,
Plot 10 Buganda Road,
P. O. Box 4986, Kampala. Uganda 
Deadline: 16th March 2018 by 4:30 p.m
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