Senior Officer – Financial Reporting Job Placement – Deposit Protection Fund of Uganda (DPF)

Job Title:             Senior Officer – Financial Reporting
Organization:  Deposit
Protection Fund of Uganda (DPF)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:      Manager/Assistant
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 – Financial Reporting
will be responsible for preparation of periodic financial statements and
guiding Management through offering insights and financial advice in the best
interest of the Fund.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Collate, prepare and interpret financial
reports, commentaries and financial statements.
·       
Monitor and report on investments, income and
expenditure.
·       
Participate in development and management of
financial systems, policies, procedures or models.
·       
Continuously improves on financial reporting
processes, reports and insights offered to the Fund.
·       
Provides back-office support for the Investment
operations.
·       
Administers the process related to generating
financial statements on periodic basis.
·       
Ensures all the relevant account reconciliations
are performed and corrective actions are taken.
·       
Ensures compliance with international accounting
standards (IAS) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
·       
Prepares for and coordinates internal and
external audits and follows up on implementation of recommendations
·       
Participates in the review and adherence to
accounting systems, policies and procedures.
·       
Manages the fixed asset register and maintains
depreciation records and reports.
·       
Performs other work-related duties as assigned,
within your scope of practice.
Key Results:
·       
Periodic financial statements and annual report.
·       
Accurate journal entries, ledgers and
sub-ledgers.
·       
Updated fixed assets register.
·       
Proper financial records of all investments.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The ideal candidate for the Deposit Protection
Fund of Uganda (DPF) Senior Officer – Financial Reporting 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.
·       
Professional certification in accounting such as
ACCA, Certified Public Accountant (Uganda) or related field is essential.
·       
3+ years’ experience in financial reporting,
formulation of finance policies, practices, systems are essential.
·       
Proficient knowledge of MS Office applications
for moderately complex financial analysis, fiscal management and financial
reports is desirable.
Competencies:
Technical Competencies
·       
Financial reporting and analysis.
·       
Payables and receivables accounting.
·       
Forecasting.
·       
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. 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.
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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