Senior Finance Officer Job Placement – Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA)

Job Title:     Senior
Finance Officer
Organisation: Public
Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Manager
Finance and Administration
About US:
The Public
Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) is established under
the PPDA Act No.1 of 2003 to develop standards and regulate procurement and
disposal practices in respect of all Procuring and Disposing Entities which
include Central Government Ministries and Departments, Local Governments, State
Enterprises, Constitutional and Statutory Bodies and post primary training
Job Summary:  The Senior Finance Officer will support the
manager finance and administration in budgeting, reconciliations, payments,
revenue management and accurate financial reporting
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Participate in the budget development process by liaising with the
    directorates in collection of directorate work plans
  • Participate in the development of PPDA’s operational budget ensuring
    that directorate activities have been budgeted
  • Developing and managing the budget tracker to ensure that planned
    activities are being implemented in time and within the allocated budget
  • Reviewing the necessary receipt documentation to ensure that
    requests are correct and match the planned budget expenditure
  • Supervising the cashier to ensure that all cash procedures are being
    followed in line with policy and guidelines from the ministry of finance /
  • Reviewing revenue management procedures to monitor the potential
    risks and developing solutions to mitigate the risks
  • Review requisitions forms submitted contain all relevant accurate        information and that the requests
    match the budget commitment tracker
  • Enter payment vouchers into the IFMS so as to generate / trigger the
    payment and raise awareness to the director for verification an approval
  • Managing the payments records register
  • Review the Solomon system entries to verify and confirm that the         right codes and
  • periods ( chart of accounts) have been selected for posting
  • Review the developed weekly cash flow projections report to ensure
    that appropriate funds have been allocated / planned for PPDA activities
  • Input financial data the Trial Balance for accurate reporting
  • Updating the Solomon system with the budget and releases from IFMS
    on a quarterly basis ensuring that all systems are fully reconciled and
  • Reconciliation of unbalanced ledgers to identify the irregularities,
    mis-postings and ensuring bank reconciliations in both Solomon and IFMS
    for payments and fuel cards v
  • Assisting in preparation of quarterly progress reports (accrual
    financial statements) for audit and review by management from the FRX
    reporting system.
  • Take the lead to review and ensure that the computation of Taxes and
    NSSF Contribution for Employees is done accurately
  • Develop and Prepare schedules for taxes (PAYE&WHT) and NSSF
    Contribution and statutory payments ensuring that they are effected

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold an Honors Degree in Commerce
    (Accounting) / Business Administration (Accounting) and related field
  • Membership of ICPAU, CPA, ACCA and any other relevant professional
  • Three years’ experience in working in a finance environment
  • Experience in managing teams will be desirable
  • Communication
  • Customer Care
  • Information Handling and Filing
  • Information Technology/ Computer Skills
  • Stores Management and Logistics
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Result Orientation
  • Personal Integrity
  • Team Management
  • Reliability
How to Apply: 
All qualified
candidates should download the PPDA application form fill it, Click
 and send it together with copies of academic certificates,
national ID, detailed curriculum vitae showing experience and positions held
to All files should be sent in PDF.
Deadline: 5th April 2019 by 5.00 p.m.
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