Finance and Administration Manager Job Placement – Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom

Organization: Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Chief
Administrative Secretary
About US:
The Kingdom Bunyoro Kitara was a very extensive, prestigious
and famous at the height of its power. Socially, people were organised in
strong clans with the royal clan of the Kings, princes and princesses. The King
held executive, judiciary and legislative powers. His word was highly respected
and almost equated to the word from God. The King’s subjects ensured that their
King lacked nothing economically. Clans would bring food stuffs (Ebihotole) in
turn and each clan had a specific duty to perform for the King. For example,
Abaliisa clan were the shepherds of the Kings cattle (Enkorogi), the Abahamba
clan were the hunters and body guards (Abakumirizi) for the King, the Abasiita
clan being the artisans and craftsmen and the Bayaga clan were the chief
entertainers of the King.
Job Summary:  The Finance and Administration manager will plan,
direct and control the financial resources of the Kingdom and ensure sound and
overall financial management and performance in line with the Kingdom strategic
plan
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Strategy development and budgeting
·       
Participate in the development and
Implementation of the Kingdom’s Strategic Plans; provide expert advice
concerning funding, resource mobilization and optimization and financial
sustainability
·       
Coordinate the annual BKK budgeting process
Financial performance and monitoring
·       
Plan, develop and implement the Kingdom’s
financial performance strategies; ensuring efficiency In resource utilization
·       
Carry out project and product evaluations,
consolidate possible scenario analyses, appraise and determine attractiveness
to enter Into new projects/business partnerships; provide expert advice to the
cabinet and concerned members of staff
·       
Lead efforts to review trends and coordinate
strategies for cost optimization and generate cost-centre specific recommendations,
engaging line departments In order to maximize Kingdom value.
·       
Oversee periodic reporting on performance
against budget for all cost centers, revised estimates’ provide explanations
for remedial action
Policy development, Implementation and monitoring
·       
Participate in development and Implementation of
the required systems, policies and procedures to ensure all accounting,
financial reporting of the Kingdom comply with appropriate internal controls
Administration
·       
Establish/refine and Implement the administration
and logistics procedures In line with the Kingdom’s requirements
·       
Establish/refine and manage all procurement and
logistics activities, including possible management of vehicles and drivers
·       
Manage and oversee that contractual commitments
(e.g. for the rental of vehicles and/or premises) are expressed Informs
appropriate and in line with the Kingdom procedures
·       
Reporting
·       
Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual BKK
financial monitoring reports
·       
Review consolidated monthly, quarterly, annual
and ad hoc financial reports; highlight to cabinet
·       
Prepare annual financial reports and have these
audited by the BKK auditors
·       
Team development and performance management
·       
Manage the development and performance of line
staff In line with the Kingdom’s performance management guidelines and Identify
performance needs



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting,
Business Administration, Commerce, Economics
·       
Full professional Accounting qualifications e.g
ACCA or CPA Experience
·       
Five years of related work experience
·       
Advanced numerical skills – statistical
analysis, financial modeling and analysis at a high level
·       
IT – use of specialized accounting software
·       
Advanced people skills – leading a large
department
·       
Process Management – required to develop
financial systems and procedures
·       
Project Management – develop project plans,
coordinate projects, completes projects on time
·       
Ability to work under minimum supervision
·       
Excellent oral and written communication
·       
High level of creativity and innovation
·       
Good planning and organization skills
How to Apply:
All candidates should send through the Chief Administrative
Secretary, Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a
single document Please also include details of your current remuneration and
salary expectations. Email to: info@bunyorokitarakingdom.org
Hard copy applications to be delivered to: The Person
Assistant to Prime Minister, Rukurato Building, Plot 1, Rukurato Road (BKK
Parliament). Hoima Town Hoima

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