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Chief Finance Officer - Napak District Service Commission

Closing: Feb 23, 2023

17 days remaining

Published: Jan 24, 2023 (13 days ago)

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Job purpose:

To provide guidance and technical support, to the Management on proper management and accountability for the financial resources of the District in the accordance with the financial laws

Qualification:

  • An Honors Bachelors Degree in either Commerce (Accounting option) or Business

  • Administration (Accounting option) or Business Studies ( Accounting option) or Finance and

  • Accounting plus full Professional Accounting Qualifications such as ACCA, CPA, ACIS and CPE from a recognized University/institution.

  • OR Full professional qualification in Accounting such as ACCA, CPA, ACIS and CPE obtained from a recognised Institution and accredited by Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) plus a minimum of a Post graduate diploma in Financial Management or Business Administration from a recognised awarding institution.

  • At least nine (9) years experience in accounting three (3) of which should have been served at the level of Principal Finance Officer in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.


Responsibilities


Job purpose:

To provide guidance and technical support, to the Management on proper management and accountability for the financial resources of the District in the accordance with the financial laws

Qualification:

  • An Honors Bachelors Degree in either Commerce (Accounting option) or Business

  • Administration (Accounting option) or Business Studies ( Accounting option) or Finance and

  • Accounting plus full Professional Accounting Qualifications such as ACCA, CPA, ACIS and CPE from a recognized University/institution.

  • OR Full professional qualification in Accounting such as ACCA, CPA, ACIS and CPE obtained from a recognised Institution and accredited by Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) plus a minimum of a Post graduate diploma in Financial Management or Business Administration from a recognised awarding institution.

  • At least nine (9) years experience in accounting three (3) of which should have been served at the level of Principal Finance Officer in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.


i. Supervising the collection of revenue;

ii. Preparing books of accounts and accounting records;

iii. Managing, controlling and accounting for the financial resources of the District;

iv. Preparing and coordinating budgets and work plans for the District Local Government through the Budget Desk

v. Reconciling bank statements to iron out discrepancies with cash books;

vi. Preparing financial statements and reports;

vii. Answering audit queries and mandatory inquiries whenever necessary;

viii. Providing technical support to Council on financial matters;

ix. Planning, supervising and assessing the performance of staff in the Department of Finance;

x. Reviewing and identifying alternative sources of revenue generation;

xi. Coordinating the procurement and payment for goods and services provided to the District Administration;

xii. Enforcing adherence to financial policy, regulations and professional practices in all financial transactions.


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