Finance Officer

at Wakiso District Service Commission
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted October 7, 2019
Category Accounting & Finance
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Reports to : Senior Finance Officer
Job Purpose
To plan, budget and coordinate the collection and allocation of funds in the District Council, to facilitate
efficient and effective operations and development;
Key outputs
i. Budgets and work plans prepared and consolidated;
ii. Guidelines and plans for revenue collections prepared;
iii. Revenue collection and expenditure in the District planned and monitored;
iv. Supplementary estimates prepared;
v. Procedures for procurement of goods and services for the District enforced;
vi. Integrated Financial Management Systems introduced and maintained;
vii. Periodical financial statements prepared, reconciled and reports prepared; and
viii. Technical support to the District Council on alternative sources of funds provided.
Key Functions
i. Preparing and consolidating budgets and work plans;
ii. Preparing guidelines and plans for revenue collections;
iii. Planning and monitoring revenue collection in the District;
iv. Preparing supplementary estimates;
v. Enforcing adherence procedures for procurement of goods and services for the District;
vi. Preparing and reconciling periodical financial statements and reports;

Skills

Financial Management
Planning, organizing and coordinating
Information Communications Technology;
Ethics and Integrity;
Communication; and
Time management.

Experience Requirements

At least three (3) years experience as Finance Officer in a public or a reputable organisation.

Education Requirements

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 a Post graduate Diploma in Financial Management or Business Administration from a recognized Institution;
OR Full professional qualification in Accountancy such as ACCA, CPA, ACIS and CPE obtained from a recognized awarding Institution/body accredited by ICPAU; Plus a minimum of a Post
graduate Diploma in Financial Management or Business Administration from a recognized Institution;
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