Director Finance & Administration Job at Dairy Development Authority (DDA) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Director Finance & Administration

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Dairy Development Authority (DDA)

Deadline of this Job:
24 September 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, August 23, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Reporting to Executive Director, the successful candidate shall head Finance & Administration Directorate and shall be required to perform the following duties;
• Contribute to the overall leadership, strategic planning and management of the Authority.
• Oversee and supervise the administrative function including, property and facility management and also human resources and accounting.
• Receive an account for funds of the Authority, monitor and control expenditure within the framework of an approved Budget.
• Responsible for planning, budgeting and monitoring of implementation of work plans of the Authority.
• Advise and assist the Executive Director on matters related to legal, Insurance and Contractual obligations.
• Prepare the Authority’s budget in conjunction with departmental heads for submission to the Board.
• Develop risk Management policies and procedures to ensure organization risks are minimized.
• Oversee all payroll functions to ensure that employees are paid in timely and accurate manner.
• Coordinate and oversee internal and External Audit
• Preparing monthly, Quarterly and annual management Accounts/reports.
• Ensuring timely procurement and payment for the goods and services provided to the Authority.
• Establish and maintain a Fixed Assets Register
• Any other duties assigned by the Executive Director.

Qualifications and experience
• Honours degree in Commerce (Accounting) or Honours degree in Business Administration (Accounting) and Honours of Science in Accounting & Finance from a recognized University.
• Masters degree in a relevant field is a must.
• Must possess a professional Qualification such as ACCA, CPA, and ICSA.
• Must be a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU).
• Post Graduate qualification in Management or Administration is a must.
• At least eight (8) years of working experience in a reputable organization with at least three (3) years in a managerial position.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 96

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


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Job application procedure
Interested applicants who meet the specified job requirements should submit hand written applications, up to date curriculum vitae and photocopies of certified academic credentials and three referees not later than 24th September 2021 at 5.00 pm to the address below.

Executive Director
Dairy Development Authority (DDA)
Plot 1, Kafu Rd. Kampala
P.O. 34006
Tel: 0414-343883 / 0414-343901/2

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 24 September 2021
Duty Station: Uganda
Posted: 23-08-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 23-08-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 23-08-2065
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