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Accountant Jobs - Naguru Teenage Information and Health Centre (NTIHC)

Job Title:         Accountant
Organization: Naguru Teenage Information and Health Centre (NTIHC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance and Administration Manager

About US:
Naguru Teenage Information and Health Centre (NTIHC) is the pioneer program in providing youth friendly Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health (ASRH) services in Uganda. Established in 1994, NTIHC is a pioneer adolescent health program in Uganda positioned to provide Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (ASRHR) services, youth activities and information, primarily targeting young people of 10 -24 years old.

Job Summary:  The Accountant is responsible for the day-day accounting functions of NTIHC in a manner to support the efficient management of financial transactions and reporting. This function will be executed by ensuring proper documentation, accuracy and timely reporting, follow up on advances, support to finance and non-finance personnel and ensure adherence to policies and procedures.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Will assist in the management of program finances and administration, ensuring compliance with donor financial procedures
·        Prepare payment vouchers and corresponding cheques
·        Prepare payments by verifying documentation and requesting disbursements
·        Prepare and process payroll, including statutory deductions payments and reports to the tax authorities
·        Reconciling both vendors and staff advances accounts
·        Reconcile general ledgers and bank accounts
·        Review all captured business transactions in the accounting system for accuracy, consistency and proper allocation
·        Recording of transactions in the accounting system
·        Manage petty cash accounts
·        Assist managers on forecasting monthly cash requirements and monitoring expenditures
·        Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements (including expenses, receivable and payables.)
·        Ensure submission of expense reports, bank reconciliations.
·        Assist in review of grantee financial documents
·        Assist in the implementation of the internal control systems and financial procedures manual of the organization
·        Assist in the training of grantees in financial management and compliance
·        Identify and recommend improvement to SOPS
·        Perform any other lawful responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time by your supervisor and or any other superiors.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance, business administration or any other similar field, a Master’s Degree is a plus
·        A minimum of three years of accounting experience
·        Professional qualifications like CPA, ACCA, CIMA will be an added advantage
·        Previous accounting experience in donor funded projects
·        Knowledge in institutional accounting and budgeting practices
·        Audit experience is a plus
·        Excellent computer skills including word, excel and access
·        Knowledge of accounting packages such as Pastel, Navision, QuickBooks is an advantage
·        High degree of integrity and confidentiality.

How to Apply:
All interested and qualified persons should submit their cover letter, CV and copies of academic documents with three professional referees and a day time telephone contact to the Program Director, Naguru Teenage Information and Health Centre, Spring road , opposite Shell Bugolobi, P.O Box 27572 Kampala, or by email to

Deadline: 12th June 2020 by 4.00pm.

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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University Bursar Job Vacancies - Soroti University

Job Title: University Bursar
Organisation: Soroti University
Duty Station: Uganda
Salary Scale: (M3)

About US:
Soroti University, is a public multi-campus university in Uganda. It is one of the nine public universities and degree-awarding institutions in the country

Job Summary:   To provide technical leadership and guidance in the management of University financial resources in accordance with the Public Finance Management Act and University Financial Policy and Procedures Manual.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Carries out financial planning, prepares and controls the University budget
·       Oversees the management of the University incomes, expenditures and stores through institution of clear policies and internal controls
·       Develops resource mobilization strategies, mobilizes resources and manages financial donations and grants to the University in liaison with the institutional growth and development unit
·       Maintains a sound financial accounting system, record keeping and internal controls for the University
·       Advises the University Council and Senior Management on sound financial management policies, rules and procedures
·       Manages the reconciliation of books of accounts and the production and presentation of the University final accounts to the relevant authorities
·       Advises the Accounting Officer in answering audit queries and mandatory inquiries whenever necessary
·        Plans, supervises and evaluates the performance of staff in the department
·       Enforces adherence to financial policies, regulations and professional practices in all financial and accounting transactions.
·       University financial plans timely prepared and budgets effectively controlled
·       University’s income, expenditure and stores well managed
·       Resources’ mobilization strategies developed, resources mobilized and financial donations and grants managed
·       University Council and Senior Management advised on sound financial and management policies, rules and procedures
·       Books of accounts reconciled and final accounts prepared and presented to relevant authorities in a timely manner
·       Audit queries properly answered/responded to
·       Staff in the department supervised and evaluated

·       Financial policies, regulations and best practices adhered to.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s Degree in any of the following from a recognized Institution; Business Administration with Accounting or Finance option, Science in Finance or Accounting, Commerce (Finance or Accounting), Management Science (Finance or Accounting)
·       Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance) OR BBA (Accounting or Finance) OR BSc (Accounting or Finance) from a recognized Institution.
·       A holder of full Professional Accounting qualification such as ACCA, CPA, ACIS and CPE from a recognized institution and accredited by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda.
·       A full Member of a recognized Professional Accounting Body.
·       Experience of not less than Eight (8) years at senior financial management position in a reputable University or other reputable organization.
·       Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, network and advise effectively both at individual and team level, and solve problems.
·       Visionary leadership, enterprising and innovativeness with commitment to institutional growth and development, concern for quality, standards, ethics and integrity
·       Self-motivated, enthusiastic and flexible enough in addressing different situations and handling individual student’s cases/concerns
·       Demonstrated capacity in financial management, budgeting and accountability.

How to Apply:
All Interested candidates send a letter of application together with an up-to-date Curriculum vitae, a copy of the National identity card or passport biodata page, certified copies of academic and professional qualification should be addressed to the Office of the University Secretary, Soroti University, P.O. Box 211, Soroti, Uganda. All applications should be accompanied by two letters of reference, one of which should be from current or previous employer.

Applications can be delivered either by e-mail or by post/courier or hand delivered.
E-mail applications should be addressed to in one (1) PDF file.
·       1) All applicants who have already submitted their applications need not re-apply as their applications will be considered together with the new ones.
·       Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
·       Soroti University is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women and people with disabilities to apply for these positions.

Deadline: 5th June 2020

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Head of Finance Employment Opportunity - British American Tobacco (BAT)

Job Title:   Head of Finance
Organization:  British American Tobacco (BAT)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda

About US:
British American Tobacco is one of the world’s leading multinational companies, with brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries. We are proud that we are consistently among the top 5 companies on the London Stock Exchange. Our portfolio includes our world-famous Global Drive Brands – Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans – along with many other leading international brands, such as Vogue, Peter Stuyvesant and State Express 555.

Job Summary:  The Head of Finance supports the Managing Director in formulating business strategy, monitoring and controlling business performance and driving business process improvements. He is responsible for leading financial, risk and internal controls management and ensures delivery of financial performance with integrity whilst adhering to BAT standards (as well as local accounting and taxation laws). The role leverages internal and external networks to drive business agenda and is a key member of the BAT Uganda Leadership Team.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Leading Finance team with overall responsibility for financial oversight including accounting, reporting, forecasting, tax and treasury management
·        Providing financial and commercial insights to drive growth and sustainability agenda
·        Ensuring accurate and timely preparation and reporting of financial information in compliance Group guidelines, IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) and local regulations (Board, Capital Markets Authority, Uganda Securities Exchange, Investors)
·        Ensuring relevant internal controls are in place and leading implementation of Company policies & procedures
·        Building effective relationships with internal & external stakeholders (distributors, banks, tax advisors, auditors, tax authority & other regulatory bodies) to advance business objectives.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant for the British American Tobacco Head of Finance job should have a financial background with a professional accountancy qualification (such as ACCA, CPA), a relevant university degree and sound knowledge of accounting principles & interpretation of local tax laws
·        At least seven years of finance/Accounting experience in a multinational Finance environment
·        Understanding and awareness of other business functions and their interface with Finance
·        Effective negotiation, influencing, communication and presentation skills
·        Working knowledge of SAP is an added advantage.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified applicants should apply online through the British American Tobacco at the link below.

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Diageo Careers - Finance & Strategy Director - UBL

Job Title:         Finance & Strategy Director - UBL
Organization: Diageo
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Managing Director, UBL

About US:
Diageo is the world's leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of beverage alcohol brands across spirits, beer and wine. These brands include Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, J&B, Windsor, Buchanan's and Bushmills whiskies, Smirnoff, Ciroc and Ketel One vodkas, Baileys, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray and Guinness.

About UBL:
Uganda Breweries Limited (UBL) is a fully integrated beverage business in Diageo Africa (supply and demand for beer and spirits) It is a subsidiary of East African Breweries Limited (EABL); the largest business unit in Diageo Africa . UBL is responsible for the manufacturing and distribution of beer brands and mainstream spirits. Beer brands within the portfolios include Bell, Guinness, Tusker Lager, Tusker Lite and a range of mainstream spirit brands. UBL is also the distributor of several global Diageo international renowned spirit brands such as Johnnie Walker®, Ciroc®, Smirnoff Vodka®, Bailey’s Irish Cream®, Richot®, Bond 7 Whiskey® and Gilbeys Gin®. The scope of this market also covers export countries such as Rwanda, Burundi and Congo contributing circa 3% of business revenue.

Job Summary:  The  Finance & Strategy Director - UBL will be responsible for overall leadership and direction to the Finance function. It also partners with the leadership team within the commercial function. The Provide strategic leadership and guidance to the business and manage all financial aspects of company strategy and flow of financial information to the EABL group, the board and, external parties such as investors or financial institutions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Development & enablement of Business Strategy in partnership with MD and Executive team
·        Partners driving Great business performance through performance measurement and value creating insight generation
·        Drive robust strategic planning processes to deliver Mission and strategic plans for the business
·        Constructively challenge, input and maximize value in key business areas and drive exceptional business performance (raise the bar), constantly seek improved value from existing Business e.g. Value Chain Analysis, cost to serve, brand value engineering, CAPEX investment appraisal
·        To ensure all financial and CARM (Compliance and risk management) controls are in place and lead the development & implementation of robust governance process across the business

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a 1st Degree in a business-related field.
·        Qualified Accountant (CPA (K), ACCA, ACA, ACMA)
·        MBA degree
·        A minimum of ten years of finance management experience, with at least 5 years in senior management in a reputable organization.
·        Experience in FMCG will be an added advantage
·        Strong technical accounting skills necessary, with ideally some experience on tax and treasury
·        Outstanding skills in the areas of leadership, coaching, mentoring, motivation, influencing, good relationship management and interpersonal skills, able to hold others to account, able to exercise good judgement – know when to have a light touch and when to intervene
·        Skilled communicator, with well-developed verbal, written and presentation ability.
·        Experience in multicultural / multilingual environments

How to Apply:
If you desire to join the world's leading premium drinks business, Diageo, in the aforementioned capacity, please click web link below.

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Senior Banking Officer - Trade Finance Operations Job Placement - DFCU Bank

Organisation: DFCU Bank
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Trade Finance and Financial Market Operations

About US:
DFCU Bank is a fast growing commercial bank offering a variety of innovative products and services. DFCU Limited was started by the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom and the Government of Uganda through the Uganda Development Corporation (UDC) under the name of Development Finance Company of Uganda Limited. Later restructuring brought in DEG (of Germany) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) as equal partners with CDC and UDC, each having a 25% stake in the company. Its objective was to support long-term development projects whose financing needs and risk did not appeal to the then existing financial commercial lending institutions.
Job Summary:  The Senior Banking Officer- Trade Finance Operations is responsible for the reviewing and authenticating of back office activities of the Trade Finance products i.e. Letters of Credit, guarantees, Bills and forward contracts in accordance with regulatory and operating guidelines to minimize risk and prevent fraud.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Verification and authorization of all trade transactions and documentation, including Import and Export transactions, Letters of Credit, guarantees, Import/Export bills, Contract Finance, Forwards, and all the other Trade Finance products
·        Oversee the performance of due diligence checks on the Trade documentation prior to execution of transactions.
·        Prepare Drafts and Trade Finance documents e.g. Letters of Credit, guarantees, etc. in accordance with the operating guidelines.
·        Proactively review, investigate and clear any reconciliation items on Nostro, LCs and Guarantees (cash and non-cash covered).
·        Administer and monitor Trade Finance products by carrying out the various processes at the different stages in the life cycle of these products as well as keeping customers and the business informed at every stage.
·        Receive and resolve customer queries in the trade finance operations within the agreed timelines and the mutual satisfaction of all parties.
·        Compliance with the set service standards and escalation of any exceptions
·        Identifying process gaps and implementing process Improvements in Trade Operations whilst minimizing risk.
·        Escalation though incident of any process gaps that result into potential or actual operational losses to the Trade Finance and Financial Markets Operations Manager. Incident reporting
·        Develop Trade Finance Operations officers in the unit through training, mentoring and coaching.
·        Spearhead the implementation of the initiatives to improve process improvements in the unit
·        Identify and reporting suspicious activity in line with the AML/CFT, KYC programs in and the bank policies / regulatory framework.
·        Prepare and submit regulatory reports and any other month end report to regulators and other related parties.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant for the DFCU Bank Senior Banking Officer- Trade Finance Operations job must hold a Bachelor’s degree required in Commerce, Accounting or Business Statistics or another field
·        Trade Certification (ACI)
·        At least four years of experience working in Bank Operations preferably Trade finance operations
·        Up to date knowledge of current Trade finance and Back Office operating practices and procedures.
·        Up to date knowledge of compliance matters, including KYC, AML, and CFT issues.
·        Ability to supervise, train staff, including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
·        General awareness of risk management practices
·        Conversant with SWIFT Operations
·        Insight into the rules and regulations that govern Trade Finance
·        The ability to engage with all the key stake holders in and out of the organization.
·        Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
·        Proactive approach to work with a high level of maturity and self-drive
·        Strong problem-solving skills
·        High level of integrity and ethical standards
·        Employee development and Performance management skills.
·        Strong skills at relationship building
·        Analytical skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send applications with detailed CV’s including present position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University Transcript, O & A level) to the email address indicated below;

Deadline: 12th June 2020

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