Finance Manager

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Job Summary

To provide strategic leadership and coordination of the Finance and Administration Department and ensure efficient and effective provision of financial, procurement, and administrative services to the Authority.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 7 years

Job Description/Requirements


To provide strategic leadership and coordination of the Finance and Administration Department and ensure efficient and effective provision of financial, procurement, and administrative services to the Authority.


Reports to: Managing Director


Job Description/Requirements


Duties and Responsibilities

• Develop financial and administrative policies, processes, and procedures.

• Develop the Budget framework ensuring that all activities have been budgeted for effective implementation.

• Ensure that the financial reporting and accountability are provided to upper management in a timely manner.

• Develop a robust financial performance management framework and ensure that the performance indicators are clearly communicated to all directorate staff.

• Develop, monitor, and review the corporate financial work plan.

• Assess the performance of the Authority’s financial, annual budget, and strategic plan.

• Carry out strategic level financial risk analysis and develop mechanisms for minimizing financial risks.

• Review the performance of finance policies, systems, and procedures in order to identify improvements.

• Compile and present the master budget to the Senior Management for approval, and provide mechanisms for monitoring, control and review of budget implementation.

• Prepare, review and ensure timeliness and accuracy in the submission of strategic level Finance and Administration reports.

• Monitor the Authority’s absorption rate and ensure that all budgeted expenditures are expended efficiently and effectively

• Supervise the procurement unit and ensure that the procurement process is transparent and there is value for money.

• Supervise the administrative unit and ensure that administrative transactions are managed.

• Monitor the implementation of the authority’s procurement plan ensuring that it is aligned to the annual work plan and that all procurements are managed in a timely manner.

• Monitor the value of stores to ensure that purchased items are requisitioned and that there are no redundant stocks.


Education Requirements 

• Bachelor's Degree in Commerce, Accounting, OR related field with Accounting Major from an accredited University.

• Masters degree in the above or related fields is an added advantage.

• Full membership of ACCA or CPA 

• Must be a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU)


Job-related Experience and Knowledge

• 7 years of relevant experience four (3) of which should be at management level.

• Ability to prepare management accounts for internal use.

• Experience in preparing statutory financial accounts in compliance with IFRS.

• Solid understanding of accounting software principles.

• Knowledge of accounting standards.

• Experience in Managing teams.



• Budgeting ( including Budget Planning)

• Accounting

• Risk Management

• Communication

• Customer Care

• Financial Management

• Governance

• Influencing

• Information Handling and Filing

• Information Technology/ Computer Skills

• Planning and Organising Work

• Problem Solving and Decision Making

• Thoroughness/ Concern of Excellence

• Result Orientation

• Leadership

• Strategic Thinking

• Personal Integrity

• Development Orientation

• Team Management

• Performance Management

• Reliability

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