Finance & Planning Manager Job Placement – Uganda Tourism Board (UTB)

 

Job Title:    Finance & Planning
Manager

Organisation: Uganda
Tourism Board (UTB)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to:
Chief Executive Officer

 

About US:

Uganda Tourism Board
(UTB) is a statutory organization established by Uganda Tourism Board Statute
of 1994 and reconstituted in the Tourism Act 2008 with the following Statutory
Objectives:

·       
To
promote and contribute to the Development of Tourism sector both within and
outside of Uganda.

·       
To
coordinate with the Ministry responsible for Tourism and the private sector in
the implementation of the National Tourism policy.

·       
To carry
out any other activities as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of
the two objectives specified above.

 

Job Summary:  The Finance & Planning Manager will mainly
develop and implement adequate financial systems and procedures that conform to
the professional standards and support the core functions of the Organization.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Developing
& putting in place financial control systems and procedures in accordance
with government regulations, and professional accounting standards.

·       
Ensuring
preparation of annual amounts within the statutory deadline in accordance with
professional accounting standards, and prepare quarterly reports.

·       
Liaising
with the office of the Auditor General for the conduct of audits and preparation
of audit reports in accordance with professional accounting standards.

·       
Ensuring
preparation of annual budgets and departmental plans that optimize the
resources available to the financial commitments of LITB in line with the
stipulated guidelines.

·       
Undertaking
an advisory role to both the Board of Directors and Management on the financial
performance of UTB in accordance with the approved budgets and reporting
guidelines.

·       
Supervising
the maintenance of accounting records, vouchers and other documentation, and
record all financial transactions of UTB in line with financial procedures and
accounting standards.

·       
Cross
checking that all the financial commitments and payments by LITB are properly
authorized, settled in tamely manner, and for value received all, in accordance
with approved financial procedures.

·       
Supervising
the collection and banking of all revenues due to UTB in accordance with the
financial procedures.

·       
Ensuring
preparation of business plans in order to identify and focus on the strategic
to achieve financial sustainability in line with the strategic plan.

·       
Preparing
quarterly reports and advice Management on the financial performance of UTB in
accordance with the approved budgets and reporting guidelines.

·       
Undertake
routine review of cash flows needs and advise on potential investment of
surplus funds.

·       
Coordinate
resource mobilization, institutional. project and investment planning in
alignment with tourism programme and national planning framework

·       
Perform
any other duties that may be assigned by Management.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold an Honors Degree in Commerce (Accounting option) or
Business Administration (Accounting option) or the equivalent from a recognized
University.

·       
A
Master’s degree in Financial Management or its equivalent is a must. Possession
of professional qualification like ABBA or CPA is compulsory.

·       
Membership
with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda is a must.

·       
Must be
conversant with the Government of Uganda payments, budgeting and reporting
systems (Integrated Financial Management System (IFMS) and the Programme
Budgeting System (PBS).

·       
He/she
must have at least ten (10) years of experience working in Financial Management
with at least three (3) years at Senior Management level in government or a
reputable organization.

·       
Strong
financial management acumen

·       
Knowledge
of accounting procedures, protocols, budget administration.

·       
Experience
in the use of PBS and IFMS is critical.

·       
Knowledge
of financial forecasting. analysis and reporting.

·       
Ability
to supervise and mentor staff.

·       
Ability
to inspire credibility. confidence and build consensus.

·       
Strong
interpersonal skills and the proven ability to provide leadership to a team.

·       
Ability
to develop, monitor and evaluate multiple projects with multiple deliverables.

·       
Ability
to plan. organize and lead the implementation of plans and processes.

·       
Advanced
proficiency with computerized financial systems.

 

How to Apply:

All interested and
eligible Ugandans who meet the above requirements are invited to apply.

Application should
be accompanied with detailed CV (with email, telephone contact and postal
address), plus copies of all academic certificates and transcripts,
testimonials, past appointments copy of valid National Identity Card.

 

Contact details
(telephone, postal and email addresses) of three competent referees should be
sent by courier or hand delivered to the address below;

 

Chief Executive
Officer

Uganda Tourism
Board, Plot 42, Rotary Avenue,

Lugogo Bypass, 6th
Floor Lugogo Rouse.

P.0. BOX 7211
KAMPALA

 

NB: Please
note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Deadline: Friday 19th April 2021

 

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