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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Chief Finance Officer Job at Oyam District Service Commission - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Chief Finance Officer

Jobs at:
Oyam District Service Commission

Deadline of this Job:
Not later than 22nd June 2017

Duty Station:
Oyam, Uganda

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Job details:
Job Title: (Chief Finance Officer (1 Post)
Ref : DSOIOYM/06/2917; Salary Scale: U1E
Reports to: Chief Administrative Officer; Responsible for: Senior Finance Officer (Revenue and Budget; Senior Accountant (Expenditure and Accounts)
Key functions:
  • Supervising the collection of revenue;
  • Preparing books of accounts and accounting records;
  • Managing, controlling and accounting for the financial resources of the District;
  • Preparing and coordinating budgets and work plans for the District Local Government through the budget desk;
  • Reconciling bank statements to iron out discrepancies with cash books;
  • Preparing financial statements and reports;
  • Answering audit queries and mandatory inquiries whenever necessary;
  • Providing technical support to council on financial matters;
  • Planning, supervising and assessing the performance of staff in the department of finance;
  • Reviewing and identifying alternative sources of revenue generation;
  • Coordinating the procurement and payment for goods and services provided to the district Administration; and
  • Enforcing adherence to financial policy. regulations and professional practices in all financial transactions,
Qualifications and Person Specifications:
EITHER: An Honors Bachelors Degree in either Commerce (Accounting option) or Business Administration (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, AGIS and CPE from a reorganized University/ Institution.
OR Full Professional Qualification in Accounting such as ACCA, CPA, ACIS and CPE obtained from a recognized institution and accredited by institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) plus a minimum of a postgraduate diploma in Financial Management or Business Administration from a reorganized 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.
Job application procedure
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and eligible Ugandans to fill the vacant posts currently available in Oyam District Local Government under Oyam DSC Min No.2/2017.
Applications must be tilled and submitted in triplicate on PSC Form 3 (Revised 2008) and submitted to The Secretary, Oyam District Service Commission, P.O. BOX 30, Loro, Oyam. Not later than 22nd June 2017.
The application forms can be obtained from any District Service Commission or the Public Service Commission Officer, Farmers House, 2nd Floor, Kampala.
The Application should bear the Title of the post as well as the reference number speciļ¬ed against the vacancy.

Applicants should attach three recent Certified Passport size photographs.
Serving Officers must route their applications through their Heads of Civil Service or heads of Departments who must be informed of the closing date to avoid delay.