Director Finance & Administration Job Opportunity - Uganda Export Promotion Board (UEPB)

Job Title:        Director Finance & Administration
Organisation: Uganda Export Promotion Board (UEPB)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director

About US:
Uganda Export Promotion Board (UEPB) which is an equal opportunities employer is a semiautonomous public agency set up by the Uganda Export Promotion Board Act 1996 under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives with the main objective of facilitating the development, promotion and coordination of all export- related activities that lead to export growth on a sustainable basis.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide financial and accounting services including budget preparation, payroll management, funds requisition and their disbursement and accounting,
  • The jobholder will also prepare annual work plans and programmes for the Directorate
  • Provide input in consolidating accounts and preparing quarterly and annual financial reports
  • Support and develop proper financial reporting system
  • Maintain an up-to-date asset register for the Board
  • Assist with the internal and external audit exercises
  • Tasked with the preparation of all payments by the Board to ensure conformance with the Board’s Financial and Accounting Regulations, and relevant national laws governing public finance and accountability
  • Perform any other duties as may from time to time be assigned by the Executive Director
  • Provide technical advice to the ED and other stakeholders on financial accounting and management, human resource policies and procedures and common services
  • Monitor and evaluate performance management system in the Directorate.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Export Promotions Board (UEPB) Director Finance & Administration job opportunity must be a Ugandan who holds an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: Finance, Accounting, Economics or Business Administration from a recognized awarding University or Institution, and Master’s Degree in Finance or Accounting. Be a full member of an Accounting body such as ACCA, CPA, and ICPAU.
  • Eight or more years of experience at senior or management level gained from a reputable organization, (4) four years of which should either be in private or public sector.
  • Extensive knowledge of Public Finance and Accountability Act (PFAA), Public Finance and Management Act (PFMA), public service regulations, Public service standing orders and related financial management regulatory frameworks
  • Familiarity with the procurement, disposal and contract management process
  • Excellent human resource management skills
  • Effective delegation, mentoring and coaching of subordinates.
  • Effective delegation, mentoring and coaching subordinates
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Time Management

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified Ugandan applicants should send their applications including; cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, three referees, copies of certified academic transcripts and certificates either by hand addressed to :

The Executive Director,
Uganda Export Promotion Board,
2nd floor, UEDCL Towers
Plot 37 Nakasero Road,
P.O. Box 5045, Kampala. Uganda


NB: The post applied for should be indicated on the right hand top corner of the envelope.
While we thank all applicants for showing interest, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Deadline: 29th January 2018 by 5:00pm

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