Deputy Director Finance Employment Opportunity – Uganda Investment Authority (UIA)

Job Title:    Deputy Director
Organisation: Uganda Investment Authority (UIA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Director,
Finance and Administration
About US:
Uganda Investment
Authority (UIA), set up under the investment code 1991 is a statutory agency
mandated to initiate and support measures that enhance investment in Uganda and
to advise Government on appropriate policies conducive for investment promotion
and growth.
Job Summary:  The Deputy Director Finance will support the
Director – Finance and Administration to put in place the financial and
accounting policies, systems and procedures necessary to support effective
implementation of the Authority’s mandate.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Assists the Director Finance and Administration in planning and
    budgeting for the Authority
  • Developing, maintaining and implementing modern financial and
    accounting controls to enhance accountability and ensure value for money.
  • Setting Revenue collection targets for Senior Investment Executive
  • Ensuring that proper books of accounts are kept
  • Preparing financial statements in accordance with applicable
    accounting standards
  • Undertaking financial performance analysis
  • Coordinating with internal and external auditors
  • Directing, supervising, developing and mentoring departmental staff
  • Preparing periodic financial performance reports
  • Executing any other undertakings as may be assigned by the Director
    – Finance and Administration
Key Result Areas:
  • UIA annual budget prepared and approved as per statutory requirements
  • Financial Performance Reports prepared in a timely manner
  • Audited Financial Statements prepared as per statutory requirements.
  • UIA annual report.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal applicant for the Uganda investment Authority (UIA) Deputy
    Director Finance career placement must hold a Master’s degree in finance
    or Accounting
  • Professional qualification in CPA or ACCA is a MUST
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Membership with ICPAU is a MUST
  • Seven years of experience in financial management or accounting with
    at least five years at senior management level.
  • Strong team building and interpersonal relations skills
  • Computer literacy and experience in using modern e-accounting
  • Strong team building, communication and interpersonal relations
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of
transcripts and relevant certificates should be sent to:
The Ag. Director
Uganda Investment
P.O. Box 7418, Kampala.
Deadline: 30th August, 2019
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