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Finance and Contracts Officer

  • Post-graduate education
  • Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

The designated person is responsible for sound contractual, financial, accounting and administrative management of DINU with respect to relevant standards, instructions, rules and regulations. The Finance & Contracts Officer shall be supported in these tasks by the Finance, Administration and Contracts Technical Advisor of the DINU Technical Assistance Team (TAT).


Application accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and academic transcripts, three competent referees, one of whom MUST be from your current employer or previous employer for those temporarily unemployed plus a passport photo, contact details (mobile number and e-mail), photocopy of the National ID should be addressed


Responsibilities

  1. Design, set-up and manage the financial systems and procedures of DINU according to international standards for sound managerial decision-making;
  2. Draft budgets and financial reports, and ensure timely submission of accurate quarterly expenditure reports, replenishment requests and final fund accountability statements for all Programme Estimates under DINU;
  3. Plan, draft and financially manage contracts’ tender and award documents and procedures for all supplies, services, works and grant contacts of DINU in consultation with the programme offices in Gulu and Moroto;
  4. Receive, check and authorize all procurement requests through LPOs, financial reports and payments to grantees, and payment certificates for suppliers and contractors for the Kampala office; and ensure adherence to procedures and accuracy for the same for the Gulu and Moroto offices;
  5. Prepare all documentation required for external audits, assist in their execution and respond to audit findings;
  6. Contribute to quarterly and annual technical reports of DINU;
  7. Build capacity of and assist PMU staff, OPM, DLG and grantees in financial and contract management according to EDF rules and procedures;
  8. Update control cards for contractual payments and ensure no contract over-run
  9. Capacity building of programme staff, OPM, DLG and grantees in financial and contract management according to EDF rules and procedures
  10. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the National Programme Coordinator and/or Finance, Administration and Contracts Technical Advisor of the Technical Assistance Team (TAT).


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Budgeting, financial planning; Account management; Financial analysis; Contractual negotiations; Financial reporting
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Office of the Prime Minister- Uganda

GovernmentalCompany size: 500-1000 people

Article 108 A of the Constitution mandates the Prime Minister to: (i) Be the Leader of Government Business in Parliament and be responsible for coordination and implementation of Government Policies across Ministries, Departments and other Public Institutions. (ii) Perform such other functions as may be assigned to him or her by the President or as may be conferred on him or her by the Constitution or by law.


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