Chief Finance Officer Job Career – Uganda Martyrs University

Job Title:           Chief
Finance Officer
Organization:   Uganda
Martyrs University
Duty Station:    UMU Main
Campus, Uganda
Reports to:          Deputy Vice Chancellor Finance and
Administration
About US:
Uganda
Martyrs University is a faith-based private, not-for-profit University and an
equal opportunity employer owned by the Episcopal Conference of the Catholic
Bishops of Uganda.
Job Summary: The Chief Finance Officer should be able to engage
with various members of the University, both at senior and junior levels
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Provide
leadership, direction and management of the finance and accounting team;
·        
Provide
strategic recommendations to the Vice Chancellor and members of the management
team;
·        
Drive
the financial planning and management processes including financial forecasting
and overseeing the preparation of all financial reporting;
·        
Advise
on long-term business and financial planning;
·        
Lead
in the development and use of best-practice, policies and tools that ensure a
well-controlled university with strong fiscal and project management, cross
team communications and workflow;
·        
Establish
and develop relations with senior management, external partners and
stakeholders including donors;
·        
Perform
risk management that includes analyzing and monitoring the universities’
liabilities and investments;
·        
Advise
on investment activities and funding options that will enhance the capacity of
the university to sustain itself in both short and long term;
·        
Review
all formal finance and IT related procedures and
·        
Ensure
compliance with various laws and regulations when preparing the financial
reports.



Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
·        
The
candidate should be an experienced Certified Public Accountant of good standing
with a good degree obtained from a recognised University.
·        
 The candidate should have over 10 years’
experience while working with a reputable University/Organisation and a
satisfactory record of service to the community.
·        
 The candidate should have good interpersonal
and communication skills.
·        
 This position requires a high level of
integrity, soft skills and confidentiality.
 Please note that the remuneration for this
position is attractive.
How to Apply:
All
applications must be accompanied by up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, Names and
Contact details of three references, copies of academic certificates and
transcripts and current day telephone contact and email address.
Applications
should be addressed to:
The
Director, Human Resources
Uganda
Martyrs University
P.O
Box 5498, Kampala
Deadline: 14th November, 2019
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