University Bursar Job at Nkumba University – Career Opportunity in Uganda

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Job Category: Accounting/ Finance
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  27 September 2021
Duty Station:  Entebbe
Posted: 13-09-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
University Bursar

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education, and Training , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Nkumba University

Deadline of this Job:
27 September 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Entebbe , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, September 13, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Position : University Bursar
Reports to : University Secretary
Salary : Attractive and Negotiable
Age range : At least 35 - 60 years
Terms of Services : 5-Year Contract (renewable)
Duty station : Nkumba University, Entebbe

Key duties and responsibilities
The University Bursar is a Senior member of the Management Team. He/she is the technical officer on Finance matters including matters of income generation, utilization and accountability. The University Bursar has the following responsibilities among others:
• Coordinate the drawing up and management of the University Budget
• Maintain and Present books of Accounts.
• Supervision of staff and management of staff performance in the Finance Department.
• Implementation of Financial and operational management systems.
• Maintaining and updating the University's Asset Register.
• Computing the value of the University's Physical Assets.
• Submit written reports to Management and the Finance Committee.

Education Qualifications and Skills
Academic Qualifications
The applicant should possess the following qualifications from reputable and recognized Institutions:
• Undergraduate Degree in a Finance related field
• Masters Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration (Accounting or Finance Option) and other Finance related fields.
• Full Professional Qualifications in Accounting and Finance

The applicant should exhibit strengths in the following areas:
• Leadership skills
• ICT skills
• Management and administrative skills
• Verbal and written Communication skills
• Interpersonal skills
• Conflict management and Problem-solving skills
• Record keeping and management

The applicant should have demonstrable abilities to undertake the following:
• Book keeping
• Fiduciary Risk management
• Financial planning
• Strategic management

The applicant should possess a minimum experience of at least five years in a Senior Administrative and Managerial position preferably in a large Organization/ Institution.

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8


Job application procedure
Interested persons should address and submit applications to the Office of:
The University Secretary,
Nkumba University,
P.O.Box 237, Entebbe (U )
Attach to the application, 9 copies of the following:
• Letter expressing interest in the job
• Duly filled application form which can be accessed from
• Detailed and up to date curriculum vitae.
• Certified copies of Academic certificates and transcripts
• Three sealed letters of reference.
Deadline for submission of applications is 27th September 2021 at 5.00pm . Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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