Director Finance & Administration Employment Opportunity – Lotteries and Gaming Regulatory Board (LGRB)

Organization: Lotteries
and Gaming Regulatory Board (LGRB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Chief
Executive Officer

About US:
The Lotteries and
Gaming Regulatory Board (LGRB) is a body corporate established under the
Lotteries and Gaming Act No. 7 of 2016 which came into effect on 8th April
2016. The Act is supported by a set of 5 Regulations which came into effect on
28th May 2016.  The law mandates the Board to regulate the operations of
lotteries, casinos and betting houses (Industry).

Job Summary:  The Director Finance & Administration will
plan, coordinate and provide strategic and operational direction to department
and oversee treasury, budget and finance functions, administration of office
premises and staff matters of the Board.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Oversee accountability and control for the Boards expenditures in
    line with the relevant laws, regulations and guidelines.
  • Develop, monitor and review annual operating and capital
    (development) budgets in line with the accounting standards, budgetary
    provisions and the Boards regulations.
  • Overseeing and leading annual budgeting and planning process in
    conjunction with the CEO; administering and reviewing all financial plans
    and budgets; monitoring progress and changes and keeping senior leadership
    team abreast of the organization’s financial status.
  • Coordinating and leading the annual audit process, liaising with
    external auditors.
  • Managing organizational cash flow and forecasting and effectively
    communicating and presenting the critical financial matters to the CEO.
  • Preparing and presenting financial reports in an accurate and timely
    manner; clearly communicating monthly, quarterly and annual financial
  • Over seeing general administration of office premises and staff
    including recruitments, trainings, staff welfare, IT function,
    procurements, supplies of goods and services.
  • Manage the performance and development of staff in the department in
    line with HR policies and the set performance objectives.
  • Performing all other duties as assigned and required by the CEO.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Lotteries and Gaming Regulatory Board (LGRB)
    Director Finance & Administration job opportunity should hold an
    honor’s Degree in either Commerce, Business Administration, Accounting or
    Finance, from a recognized University
  • Professional qualification in ACCA or CPA
  • A Master’s in Business Administration, Commerce, Accounting or
  • Any other relevant qualifications will be an added advantage
  • At least eight years’ experience of which 5 must have been at a Senior
    Management level in a reputable organization

How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send copies of certified academic
and professional qualifications addressed and submitted in triplicate to the
following address:

The Chief Executive
Lotteries and Gaming
Regulatory Board,
4th Floor,
Communications House,
Plot 1. Colville
P.O. Box 5446
Kampala. Uganda

Applications can
either be hand delivered, mailed or sent by courier. Applications by mail or
courier must reach before the deadline date. Two professional referees must be
named and their physical addresses, telephone number and email.

Deadline: 4th April 2019 by 5:00pm

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