Senior Officer – Accounts Operations Job Placement – Deposit Protection Fund of Uganda (DPF)

Job Title:             Senior Officer – Accounts Operations
Organization:  Deposit
Protection Fund of Uganda (DPF)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:      Manager/Assistant
Manager of Finance
About US:
The Deposit Protection Fund of Uganda (DPF) is a Ugandan
government agency that provides deposit insurance to depositors in Ugandan
Banks, Credit Institutions and Microfinance Deposit-taking Institutions (MDIs).
Job Summary:   The Senior Officer – Accounts Operations will
carry out daily financial activities and functions including payments,
budgeting and reconciliations. Ensures all financial operations follow internal
policies statutory requirements and accounting standards.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Budget and payroll management.
·       
Process payments and keep records of the bills
paid.
·       
Enforce proper accounting methods, policies and
practices.
·       
Participate in the formulation and
implementation of financial controls to avoid errors and fraudulent practices.
·       
Preparation and submission of statutory returns
within stipulated deadlines.
·       
Ensures timely management of receivables and
payables and ensures that creditor terms are appropriately followed.
·       
Ensures compliance with statutory obligations
relating to taxation, NSSF, pension contributions and other statutory
requirements.
·       
Coordinates annual budgetary and reporting
processes in line with the strategic plan.
·       
Prepares periodic management reports and monitors
budget performance.
·       
Manages the payroll and ensures timely
reconciliations.
·       
Manages the imprest and maintains records.
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Maintains records of all financial transactions
·       
Performs periodic accounts reconciliations and
ensures timely reporting
·       
Prepares and monitors cash flow projections.
·       
Performs other work-related duties as assigned,
within your scope of practice.
Key Results:
·       
Timely and accurate payments
·       
An annual inventory of Fund’s assets and
liabilities.
·       
Accounting rules, amendments and supplements.
·       
Coordination of Fund budget activities.
·       
Monthly close process and other daily activities
(e.g. journal entries, accruals process, account reconciliations).



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The ideal candidate for the Deposit Protection
Fund of Uganda (DPF) Senior Officer – Accounts Operations job placement must
hold a first-class or upper second-class bachelor’s degree in accounting,
finance, commerce, economics statistics, mathematics, business administration
or related field, from an accredited institution, is essential.
·       
3+ years of related experience in areas of
finance policies, practices and systems are essential.
·       
Professional accounting certification in
accounting such as ACCA, Certified Public Accountant (Uganda) or related field
is essential.
·       
Demonstrated proficiency of MS office packages
is desirable.
Competencies:
Technical Competencies
·       
Payables and receivables accounting.
·       
Payroll management and knowledge of finance
statutory requirements
·       
Numerical proficiency, accuracy and speed.
·       
Budgeting, forecasting, statistics.
·       
Solid knowledge of IASs and IFRSs.
Behavioral Competencies
·       
Accountability and Dependability: Takes personal
responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and achieves results with
little oversight.
·       
Transparency and Integrity: Earns others’ trust
and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism in all interactions.
·       
Team spirit and collaboration: Promotes
cooperation and commitment within the team to achieve the Fund’s organizational
goals and deliverables. Builds constructive working relationships characterized
by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, and mutual respect
·       
Adaptability and Flexibility: Adapts to changing
needs, conditions, and work responsibilities.
·       
Self-Management and thoroughness: effectively
manage own time, priorities, and resources to achieve goals. Also ensures that
work is complete and accurate and independently follows up with others to
ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled.
·       
Communication: Shares and receives information using
clear oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
·       
Stress Tolerance and tact: Maintains composure
in highly stressful or adverse situations, diplomatically handles challenging
or tense interpersonal situations.
·       
Employee Engagement and enthusiasm: Demonstrates
commitment to the job, colleagues, the Fund and its mission by acting in ways
that further the accomplishment of its goals.
·       
Attention to detail
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are
encouraged to apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 30th
January 2020 by 5:00pm
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