DPF Senior Officer – Financial Reporting Jobs in Uganda

DPF Senior Officer – Financial Reporting Jobs in Uganda

Job Purpose

  • Responsible for preparation of periodic financial statements and guiding Management through offering insights and financial advice in the best interest of the Fund.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Collate, prepare and interpret financial reports, commentaries and financial statements.

  • Monitor and report on investments, income and expenditure.

  • Participate in development and management of financial systems, policies, procedures or models.


  • Continuously improves on financial reporting processes, reports and insights offered to the Fund.

  • Provides back-office support for the Investment operations.

  • Administers the process related to generating financial statements on periodic basis.

  • Ensures all the relevant account reconciliations are performed and corrective actions are taken.

  • Ensures compliance with international accounting standards (IAS) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

  • Prepares for and coordinates internal and external audits and follows up on implementation of recommendations

  • Participates in the review and adherence to accounting systems, policies and procedures.

  • Manages the fixed asset register and maintains depreciation records and reports.

  • Performs other work-related duties as assigned, within your scope of practice.

    Expected Outputs

  • Periodic financial statements and annual report.

  • Accurate journal entries, ledgers and sub-ledgers.

  • Updated fixed assets register.

  • Proper financial records of all investments.


    Technical Competencies

  • Financial reporting and analysis.

  • Payables and receivables accounting.

  • Forecasting.

  • Solid knowledge of IASs and IFRSs.

    Behavioral Competencies

  • Accountability and Dependability Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and achieves results with little oversight.

  • Transparency and Integrity Earns others’ trust and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism in all interactions.

  • Team Spirit and Collaboration Promotes cooperation and commitment within the team to achieve the Fund’s organizational goals and deliverables. Builds constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, and mutual respect

  • Adaptability and Flexibility Adapts to changing needs, conditions, and work responsibilities.

  • Self-Management and Thoroughness effectively manage own time, priorities, and resources to achieve goals. Ensures
    that work is complete and accurate and independently follows up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled.

  • Communication Shares and receives information using clear oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Stress Tolerance and Tact Maintains composure in highly stressful or adverse situations, diplomatically handles challenging or tense interpersonal situations.

  • Employee Engagement and Enthusiasm Demonstrates commitment to the job, colleagues, the Fund and its mission by acting in ways that further the accomplish its goals.

  • People Management Leads and engages people to maximize organizational and individual performance through alignment with the Fund’s mission and attainment of strategic and operational goals.

  • Coaching and Mentoring Enables co-workers to grow and succeed through feedback, instruction, and encouragement. Influences others to be excited and committed to furthering the Fund’s objectives. ability to gain other’s support for ideas, proposals, and solutions.

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • A first-class or upper second-class bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, commerce, economics statistics, mathematics, business administration or related field, from an accredited institution, is essential.

  • Professional certification in accounting such as ACCA, Certified Public Accountant (Uganda) or related field is essential.

  • 3+ years’ experience in financial reporting, formulation of finance policies, practices, systems are essential.

  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office applications for moderately complex financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports is desirable.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; DPF Senior Officer – Financial Reporting Jobs in Uganda

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