Finance Officer Job Opportunities – Capital Markets Authority (CMA)

Job Title:      Finance Officer
Organization: Capital
Markets Authority (CMA)
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance
Manager
About US:
The Capital Markets
Authority (CMA) is a statutory body, established in 1996 by the Capital Markets
Authority Act (Cap 84) as amended, to promote, develop and regulate the capital
markets industry. CMA is governed by a Board of Directors appointed by the
Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development.
Job Summary:  The Finance Officer will mainly prepare,
maintain & report on financial activities in accordance with CMA financial
policies, regulations and generally accepted accounting standards.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Participate
in the preparation of final accounts in accordance with CMA policies,
regulations and international financial reporting standards;
·       
Participate
in preparation, monitoring and control of CMA’s annual budget;
·       
Coordinate
external and internal audits, ensure that adequate preparation is done and all
documentation required is availed in time; and prepare responses to audit
queries for management approval;
·       
Prepare
quarterly financial reports for submission to Ministry of Finance Planning and
Economic Development;
·       
Maintain
and continuously update the fixed assets and investment register;
·       
Prepare
payments; write payment vouchers, cheques and post transactions in the banking
system;
·       
Prepare
the monthly payroll and accompanying schedules and remit statutory deductions
by the due date in compliance with relevant regulations and laws;
·       
Reconcile
receivables and payables account and take appropriate action;
·       
Post
transactions in the accounting system and prepare monthly bank reconciliation
statements;
·       
Prepare
invoices and ensure that all outstanding amounts are collected by the due
dates;
·       
Assist
in preparation of Board Committee Minutes;
·       
Manage
office petty cash;
·       
Any
other related duties that may be assigned from time to time



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant
should have minimum of Level 2 attained in the previous 2 years of an
internationally recognized professional Accounting body e.g. ICPAU, ICPAK,
ACCA, CIMA etc is required. Any Bachelor’s degree from a reputable university
is an added advantage.
·       
A minimum
of three years of accounting or auditing experience gained from a reputable
private or public sector organization, or audit firm;
·       
Experience
in preparing final accounts is desirable.
·       
Working
knowledge of the Tally accounting software is preferred
·       
Budget
preparation and monitoring
·       
Effective
report writing skills
·       
Leadership
potential
·       
High
Integrity & professionalism
·       
Ability
to work under tight deadlines with minimal supervision.
·       
Desirable
interpersonal skills
·       
Effective
oral and written communication and presentation skills
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver or send via email (in
standard tile types, namely Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat (pdf) in a single
attachment, and should not exceed 10MB) their applications together with a
recent CV (with 3 references), copies of Academic Transcripts and/or
Certificates addressed to:
The Human Resource
& Administration Officer,
Capital Markets
Authority,
8th Floor, Jubilee
Insurance Center,
Plot 14 Parliament
Avenue,
P.O Box 24565
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 26th June 2020 by 5:00pm
NOTE:
·       
Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
·       
Your
application will only be reviewed if you have fulfilled all the above stated
requirements, including submission of documents in standard tile types. Zipped
tiles, links and / or multiple attachments are not acceptable.
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