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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Principal Finance Officer Job at Adjumani District Local Government - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Principal Finance Officer

Jobs at:
Adjumani District Local Government

Deadline of this Job:
Wednesday; 10th January 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda




JOB DETAILS:
DEPARTMENT: FINANCE
POST: PRINCIPAL FINANCE OFFICER
SCALE: U2
REF: ADJ/HRM/41/2017
VACANCY: 01 (ONE)
AGE: Above 35 years

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS
Qualifications:
  • EITHER: An Honors Bachelors Degree in either Commerce (Accounting option) or Business Administration (Accounting option) or Business Studies (Accounting option) or Finance and Accounting and plus full Professional Accounting Qualifications such as ACCA, CPA, ACIS and CPE from a recognized institution. OR: Full professional qualification in Accountancy 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 Post graduate diploma in Financial Management or Business Administration from a recognized awarding institution.
  • Must be a professional member of the institute of Certified Public Accounts of Uganda in accordance with Section 34(2) of the Accountants Act, 2013
Experience:
At least 6 years experience in accounting, three of which should have been at Senior Finance Officer Level in a public or a reputable organization
Duties and responsibilities:
  • Preparing and consolidating budgets and work plans and facilitating their execution;
  • Developing and disseminating guidelines and plans for revenue collections;
  • Supervising and controlling revenue collection in the District;
  • Preparing supplementary estimates and re-allocation warrants within the area of operation;
  • Enforcing adherence and monitoring procedures for procurement of goods and services for the District;
  • Supervising the preparation of periodical financial statements and their reconciliation;
  • Advising the District on alternative resources of funds; and
  • Managing and monitoring Integrated Financial Management Systems efficiently and effectively
Job application procedure
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the vacant position of Principal Finance Officer; Salary Scale U2. Applications shall be submitted in TRIPLICATE on Public Service Commission Form No. 3 (Revised 1998) obtainable from District Service Commissions Offices countrywide or Public Service Commission Offices at Farmers House, Parliament Avenue Kampala.
Applicants should attach copies of all the necessary support documents (TRANSCRIPTS AND CERTICATES) and a recent coloured passport size photograph to each form. Applications should accurately bear the reference number specified against each vacancy. The Sewing Officers are advised to route applications through their Responsible Officers. Hand written applications with detailed curriculum vitae are acceptable.
Adjumani District Local Government is an Equal Opportunity employer.
Applications shall be addressed to: Secretary District Service Commission, P.O Box 2, Adjumani
The deadline for receiving applications is by close of business on Wednesday; 10th January 2018.