Chief Finance Officer Job Placement – Uganda Martyrs University

Job Title:     Chief Finance Officer
Organization: Uganda
Martyrs University
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Uganda Martyrs
University (UMU) is a faith-based private University owned by the Episcopal
Conference of the Catholic Bishops of Uganda.
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
  • 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 work flow;
  • 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 applicant must be an experienced Certified Public Accountant.
  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree obtained from a recognised University.
  • A Masters degree is an added advantage.
  • At least ten years of experience while working with a reputable
    organisation and a satisfactory record of service to the community.
  • The candidate should have good interpersonal and communication
  • This position requires a high level of integrity, soft skills and
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications to the Director, Human Resources. The  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
Uganda Martyrs
P. O. Box 5498,
Deadline: 30th November, 2019
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