Mountains of the Moon University - University/Taskforce Bursar Jobs in Uganda

Mountains of the Moon University - University/Taskforce Bursar Jobs in Uganda

Job Description

Vacancy title:
University/Taskforce Bursar

Type: Full Time , Industry: Education & Training , Category: Administrative & Office

Jobs at:

Mountains of the Moon University

Deadline of this Job:
29th November 2019

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Salary: Not Disclosed

Job Details:

Mountains of the Moon University was established as a private chartered university under the Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act of 2001 to provide quality teaching and learning that is relevant and competitive; offer courses that address the needs of the local, national and international community; promote research for the social- economic and political development of the country; and engage in activities for self- sustainability.

The Ministry of Education and Sports appointed a Taskforce to manage the Transition of MMU from Private to Public University for the next two years.

The Transition Taskforce is seeking to fill up the following temporary positions with suitably qualified and skilled individual.

Position: University/taskforce Bursar

Reports to: Secretary Mmu Transition Taskforce tif

Job Type: Temporary for One Year

Job Salary: Attractive

Purpose of the Job:

The University/Task Force Bursar shall be responsible for the financial administration and planning of the University and shall maintain the Accounts in a iorrn determined by the ITF.. .

Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Financial administration, planning and budgeting
  • Overseeing management of Income, expenditure, stores and assets of the University.
  • Setting budget priorities and assess budget proposals for their coherence with the strategic goals of the University
  • Maintaining of sound financial accounting system, records keeping and internal controls
  • Coordination with external Auditors and enabling the external audit process
  • Promotion of financial communication among units of the University
  • Effectively coordinating the implementation of Donorfunded projects
  • Provide guidance to the strategic planning
    and development of the University
  • Initiating and coordinating the preparation and production of long
  • and short-term corporate plans
  • Overseeing, reviewing and coordinating the implementation of the overall investment strategy of the University
  • Providing a monitoring and measurement program which will permit evaluation of the performance ofthe Finance staff
  • Any other duties as maybe assigned by the TlF


  • MBA (Finance Accounting option), MSc. Finance and Accounting with full professional accounting Certificate from a recognizable institution, B. Com/BBA (Finance/Accounting), BSc. Finance or its equivalent

    Work Experience

  • A minimum of 10 years relevant working experience, 5 of which must have been at senior management level in Higher institutions is an added advantage/desirable

    Work Competencies:

  • Must be a full memberof lCPAtl.
  • Senior operational experience relevant to finance, strategic planning and investment.
  • Evidence of team leadership including team building and individual professional development.
  • Proven experience oi formulating and implementing strategic plans that reflect and support organizational needs.
  • Advanced IT and numeracy skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with proven ability to build productive relationship with senior management, employees and external stakeholders.
  • A commitment to, and experience of working to achieve the highest possible standards in the context of new developments in large

    Job Qualifications: Not Specified

    Job application procedure

    Qualified candidates must submit the following:
  • Five copies of hand-written application letter
  • An up to date and detailed CV including contacts of 3 credible referees
  • Copies of academic qualifications! credentials
  • A copy of a valid Identity Card or Driving License or Pass port
  • Any other relevant document to support the application

    Application clearly indicating the position applied for on the top right-hand corner of the envelop delivered to:

    The Secretary MMU Transition Taskforce
    P. 0. Box 837,
    Fort Portal, Uganda.
    Tel +256 483 660 338
    The deadline for receiving the application is Friday 29th November 2019

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