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School Bursar Job at Makerere University Business School (MUBS) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
School Bursar

Jobs at:
Makerere University Business School (MUBS)

Deadline of this Job:
not later than October 06, 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Makerere University Business School (MUBS) is a Public tertiary institute affiliated to Makerere University with the mandate to provide business and management education in the country. MUBS seeks to attract and retain talented individuals in a positive, diverse, healthy and sate work environment.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the positions of School Bursar, School Registrar, Director, Quality Assurance and Dean of Students at Makerere University Business School.
Position: School Bursar
Salary Scale: M3
Reports to: Principal
POST PROFILE FOR THE SCHOOL BURSAR
The School Bursar shall:
  • Provide leadership to the Office of the School Bursar;
  • Be responsible for the financial administration and planning of the School; and
  • Maintain the accounts of the School in a form prescribed by the School Council.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develop strategic financial plans and budgets in line with the Schools Strategic Plan outlining projected revenue sources and expenditures and measures to be taken to control costs.
  • Oversee and ensure that the Schools financial records are maintained according to the law, policies and procedures laid down by Council and the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, and that they are in line with international accounting standards;
  • Maintain effective financial management systems and procedures in accordance with Government Financial Policies and Procedures. '
  • Coordinate with the external auditors and enable them conduct audit in line with government regulations,
  • Prepare and maintain financial statements.
  • Advise Management and Council on financial matters of the School.
  • Maintain a sound financial accounting system and expenditure control procedures to ensure compliance with internal control measures.
  • Maintain an effective system for coordinating Financial and Accounting matters among Units and Sections of the School.
  • Ensure proper maintenance, storage and security of the Schools financial and accounting documents.
  • Plan for, develop, manage and appraise staff in the School Bursar‘s Office.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the Principal from time to time.
KEY OUTPUTS
  • Strategic Financial Plans and Budgets for the School.
  • Updated revenue collection and expenditure controls.
  • Digitized and updated Financial information Management System.
  • Monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports
  • Final accounts of the School audited.
DESIRABLE ATTRIBUTES
  • Proficiency in the use of computerized financial management systems, including word processing and spreadsheets (key attribute).
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills;
  • A good track record of managing large budgets comparable to that of MUBS.
  • Good knowledge of government policies and procedures on financial accounting
  • High level of integrity.
  • Good financial track record.
PERSONAL SPECIFICATION
  • An honours Bachelors Degree in 'Accounting',’ Finance, Commerce or Business Administration (Accounting/Finance).
  • A Masters Degree in Accounting, Finance, Commerce or Business Administration (Accounting/Finance).
  • At least 10 (ten) years of senior management experience in finance in a higher educational institution, three (3) of which must have been in the last five (5) years.
  • Evidence of managing a budget of at least UGX 45 billion.
  • Must possess professional qualification in Accounting such as ACCA or CPA Certificate and a member of the institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda.
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation, one (1) of which must be from the current Supen/isor.
  • Must be a citizen of Uganda aged between 35 and 55 years.
TENURE OF APPOINTMENT
A Five (5) year contract, renewable once, subject to satisfactory performance.
Job application procedure
Interested and qualitied persons are invited to submit three (3) copies of their application together with the following:
  • A detailed and current Curriculum Vitae.
  • Names and addresses of three referees It Academic and 2 Professional) who should be advised to send reference letters direct to the Secretary, Appointments Board under confidential cover, plus their postal, telephone and email addresses. Applicants are requested to ensure that at least two (2) of the three refer are not be sent at this stage.
  • Copies of the candidate's birth certificate and relevant Passport pages.
Applicants already in service should route their applications through their Heads of Department. Sealed applications marked "CONFIDENTIAL" and bearing the title of the post in the right hand corner of the envelope must be to reach the Secretary, MUBS Appointments Board, at the address indicated below, not later than October 06, 2017.
THE SECRETARY, APPOINTMENTS BOARD
MAKERERE UNIVERSITY BUSINESS SCHOOL
PLOT 21 A, PORTBELL ROAD
P.O. BOX 1337
KAMPALA - UGANDA
For more information:
Visit our website: www.mubs.ac.ug
Email: schsecretary@mubs.ac.ug (electronic applications can be sent to this email)
Tel: 0414 338130