Manager Finance Employment Opportunity – National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA)

 

Job Title:    Manager Finance

Organization:  National Identification and
Registration Authority (NIRA)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Director, Finance and Administration

 

About US:

The National
Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) was established by the
Registration of Persons Act (ROPA), 2015 and is mandated to establish and
maintain the National Identification Register (NIR). The Authority is also
charged with among other things; the registration of citizens and legally
resident aliens; assigning National Identification / Alien Identification
Numbers (NINs/AINs) to qualifying persons and issuing Identification Cards to
those 16 years and above; registration of births, deaths and adoption orders
and issuance of the relevant certificates.

 

Job Summary:    The Manager
Finance will oversee the implementation of the day-to-day operations in
accounts, ensuring that they are in compliance with the International financial
reporting standards, Public Finance Management Act, 2015, National accounting
standards and tax and other statutory requirements, and the Authority’s finance
policies and guidelines.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

·       
Provides
support in the corporate budget preparation process and assists with budgetary
control

·       
Checks
payments/receipts to ensure that they are on a correct charge and that all
transactions are properly recorded in the cash book.

·       
Reviews
and signs off bank reconciliations and reports to immediate supervisor of any
unresolved banking issues.

·       
Manages
debtors’ portfolio through efficient and effective execution of credit control
procedures, and the credit portfolio by ensuring that the defined creditors’
terms are respected.

·       
Manages
pre-payments for insurance, suppliers, capital expenditure and Reviews
appropriate journals before posting

·       
Ensures
proper management of tax and statutory deductions (e.g. PAYE, VAT, NSSF etc)
and ensures correct monthly provision for staff gratuity.

·       
Liaises
with procurement department and ensures product costing and pricing is
effective

·       
Manages
the pricing and invoicing of third party stock.

·       
Verifies
and signs off payments in line with NIRA finance policies and procedures

·       
Takes
charge of the strong room, manages Cash In-Transit arrangements and Cashiers’
imprest

·       
Participates
in the development, implementation and review of operational plan activities
for the section

·       
Preparation
of Periodic Financial statement

 

Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:

·       
The
applicant for the National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA)
Manager Finance job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in commerce or
relevant field with a bias in accounting from a recognized institution

·       
Professional
qualifications in any of the following: ACCA, CPA , CIMA

·       
Membership
of ICPAU is a must.

·       
A
minimum of seven years of relevant work experience in a reputable organization,
three (3) of which should have been at supervisory level in the Public Sector.

·       
Mentor
and train staff in financial management system.

·       
Team
player.

·       
Practical
experience in using computerized financial accounting packages

·       
Ability
to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment to
drive results.

·       
Knowledge
of relevant statutory and regulatory requirements.

·       
Flexibility
to react effectively to unforeseen circumstances

·       
Critical
thinking and problem solving skills

·       
Excellent
written and verbal communication skills

·       
Ability
to multi-task

·       
Analytical
skills

·       
Negotiation
skills

·       
Ability
to lead and motivate co-workers

·       
Ability
to meet tight deadlines

·       
IT
literacy

·       
Age: Not
more than 55 years

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested 
candidates should submit their applications clearly indicating the position
applied for to the Executive Director by email: careers@nira.go.ug.
Applications should include detailed up-to-date curriculum vitae (CV), copies
of academic and professional certificates/ testimonials and a copy of a
National Identity Card of the applicant.

 

Deadline: 18th December, 2020
by 5:00 PM.

 

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted. Any form of canvassing or lobbying shall lead to disqualification.

 

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