Cost Controller Jobs – St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor

Job Title:       Cost Controller

Organisation: St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor

Duty Station: Gulu, Uganda

Reports to: Financial Manager


About Organisation:

St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor, commonly referred to as Lacor Hospital, is a hospital in Gulu District, Northern Uganda. It was founded by Comboni Missionaries and is administered and managed by Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Gulu.


Job Summary:   We are looking for a COST CONTROLLER who, reporting to the Finance Manager, will assist the Financial Manager and the other Cost Controller for introducing a management control system, which is currently not present.


The function’s goal is to allow local management to analyse the costs and build a coherent structure of the general budget. Therefore, the role will support management in defining the annual budget, preparing forecast budgets, and verifying their application, providing reporting both for internal and external stakeholders on the costs of different departments, particularly ensuring precise control over the costs of drugs, general store expenses and personnel.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the preparation of budgets, forecasts, and management accounting, ensuring consistency with available resources and the spending process.
  • Produce summaries and detailed analyses for the Financial Manager, with cost analyses at the department/office level, comparing them with budget and standard costs.
  • Create and maintain structural and ad hoc analyses and reports, interfacing with the Information System team for the development of Business Intelligence
  • Contribute to optimizing the structure of financial data to enable easy cost control
  • Any other duty that may be assigned by an accredited supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  Candidates should have the following characteristics:

  • Degree in economics, BBA-Accounting Option + Postgraduate Dip. Financial Mgt, BCom-Finance or other relevant qualifications
  • Even brief experience in the role of Cost Controller is an added advantage
  • In-depth knowledge of MS Excel
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Navision is also considered an added value


How to Apply:

All applicants can Email their applications together with detailed CVs to the Office at: They can also be hand delivered and addressed to:

The Deputy Administrator-HR

St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor

P.O Box 180 Gulu. Uganda


Deadline: 6th July 2024


NB: Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted and any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.


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Date Posted 2024-06-21T03:07
Valid Through 2024-07-07T00:00
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor
Job Location Gulu, Gulu, Gulu, 0256, Uganda

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