Barclays Bank Uganda Jobs – Finance Officer – Financial Reporting & Reconciliation

Organisation: Barclays Bank
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Job Summary: The Finance Officer will;
  • Be responsible for the reconciliation of
    all financial accounts in the bank on a monthly basis.
  • The jobholder reviews the reconciliation
    work done by Operations on a monthly basis and ensures it tallies back to
    the balance sheet.
  • Responsible for helping out in the
    preparation of the financial reports to Group and the central bank
    including tax computation and ensuring compliance with the guidelines from
    the regulating bodies.
  • Work closely with external auditors 
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Reconciliation of Financial Accounts:              
  • Do reconciliation of all accounts in the
    finance department.
  • Recommend action on any items at risk in the
    balance sheet.
  • Help in compiling audit evidence and ensure
    all audit issues with regards the balance sheet have been resolved.
  • Review reconciliation reports from operations
    flag any risks to financial controller/ Finance Director.
2. Head Office Accounting & Reporting:         
  • Assist in the Preparation of Head Office
    financial statements and financial returns to the Central bank.
  • Filing Tax returns.
  • Oversee the receiving of instructions and
    accounting entries from Head Office departments and ensuring posting is
    done promptly.
  • Ensure that Head Office account balances are
    consistent with the trend and nature of the accounts
  • Help in the  preparation of Head Office
    creditors payments and ensure authenticity of instructions
  • Preparation and maintenance of the fixed
    assets register monitoring movement on depreciation and disposal of fixed
    assets, review of procedures for semi-annual verification of inventories
    and ensure that these are in line with the capital expenditure budget in
    liaison with Network Services.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • The candidate should
    possess University degree preferably in Accounting or Finance
  • Part or a full
    Professional qualification in Accounting such as ACCA  or  ACIB
    qualified with strong accounting background
  • Detailed knowledge of
    Barclays Group Governance and Control Policies
  • Extensive working
    knowledge of the financial reporting system. 
  • Comprehensive knowledge
    of the Bank’s internal control mechanism.
  • Strong Computer skills
    in various accounting related softwares including excel
  • Detailed knowledge of
    the Group’s financial reporting and timetables
  • Detailed knowledge of
    Financial Statutory Reporting
  • Detailed understanding
    of Governance and controls
  • Detailed knowledge of
    regulatory rules and tax issues
  • An appreciation of the
    external economic, political, legal and regulatory environment and their
    impact to the business.
  • Interpersonal
    Relationship skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Proven organisational
  •  Business
  • Quality conscious
  • Team result
  • Analytical focus
  • Integrity
  • Forward Thinking
How to Apply:
If you feel challenged by any of the above positions, and believe you
can deliver on key deliverables as outlined above, upload your application
letter, current curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic certificate to our
recruitment website detail below:
Barclays is an equal opportunity employer that recruits, develops and
promotes people on merit, and rewards outstanding performance, regardless of
background and gender.
For queries contact us on 0417122453 or
Deadline:  24th October, 2013
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