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Financial Controller Job at BTC Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Financial Controller

Jobs at:
BTC Uganda

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 5pm on Friday 11th August, 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
JOB TITLE: FINANCIAL CONTROLLER
DUTY STATION: KAMPALA WITH FREQUENT TRAVEL T0 NORTHERN UGANDA REGION
Major Roles and Responsibilities
(Key Result Areas):
Budgeting and financial planning
  • Ensure proper control of the budget and its commitments;
  • Provide all necessary accounting data and information to the Managers and Finance & Contracting Co-ordinators (FCC), to be able to follow up on budget and planning;
  • Produce periodical budget reports, elaboration of budget changes and plans;
  • Assist FCC with a variety of tasks: e.g. cost calculations, monthly and weekly financial planning, cost benefit analysis. . .etc.
  • Ensure consolidation and financial reporting towards the partner
Cash Management & Administration
  • Monitor cash flow for the project; Supervise entry of expenses in the cashbook by cashier;
  • Sign payments within a certain threshold
  • Have the final responsibility for cash management & supervision of the persons entrusted with petty cash management;
  • Be responsible for sound cash planning & cash withdrawals (rash security) Audit and Internal Control
  • Develop and improve a reliable and sound internal control system for Central and Field offices;
  • Assist in the preparation of external audits; work out an audit action plan & follow-up on audit recommendations;
  • Supervise the financial this includes monthly field vi with verification of region accounting, bank reconciliation &cash book of the field staff.
Logistics & Procurement
  • Validate fixed asset register and reconciliation with accounting system;
  • Update tender and contract register and follow up of consultancies, contractor contract and stock of stationary;
  • Participate in the tendering, evaluation, selection, placement& monitoring of contracts;
  • Have an up to date knowledge of related procurement legislation for public procurement and grants.
Technical Assistance
  • Ensuring compliance with the Grant Agreements concluded with the partners & effective management of Belgian public funds allocated under the programme;
  • Ensure improvement of the partners’ capacity for adrninistrative & financial management enabling those who need it to become autonomous& absorb the financial support that the programme puts at their disposal
  • Follow up on contracts and agreements with local government& other partners;
  • Assure a correct human resource management for local staff (recruitments, contracts, payroll, leave);
  • Provide assistance in building capacity of and support to the central and regional financial staff;
  • Assure the continuity of the financial and administration team during the FCC's absences.
Education and Education:
  • A University Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Administration or related field;
  • A fully qualified member of anyone of the professional Accounting bodies such as CPA, CIMA, and ACCA is an asset.
  • A minimum of 7years' experience in Finance& Accounting, preferably in a similar position;
  • Experience in working with Refugees in Northern Uganda would be an asset;
  • Experience in working with donors, managing funds and Grant related matters in Uganda
Personal Qualities
  • Have very good analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • learn management orientation; ability to lead and develop others;
  • Able to work independently and under stressful conditions (Endurance);
  • Proactive work ethics and ability to take initiative;
Salary Package
BTC will offer a competitive salary package with a gross monthly income of between UGX 5,300,000 and UGX 6,300,000 depending on the relevant years of work experience, medical insurance tor staff, spouse and all biological dependants plus a 13th Month compulsory package paid together with their December salary.
Job application procedure
Interested applicants should submit their hard copy applications including a cover letter clearly indicating the job you are applying for, a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) and copies of relevant academic documents with names of at least 3 professional referees; their emails and telephone contacts to:
The Human Resource Officer:
BTC Uganda
Plot 1B Lower Kololo Terrace
P.0.Box40131. Kampala
Send in your application not later than 5pm on Friday 11th August, 2017.