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Animal Industry and Fisheries

Ministry of Agriculture

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted December 16, 2021.

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# Job Description

Main Functions:
• The Financial Controller will be responsible for financial management of
the project and for maintaining all project accounts in good order.
• Be in charge of all matters in the project accounting cycle that includes
financial-related inputs in AWPB preparation and budget control, committing
funds, disbursements and cash flow management in an effective and efficient
manner, financial reporting to ensuring smooth audits and facilitation for
supervision missions on all financial management aspects.
• Responsible for expediting all loan management and disbursement activities
through MAAIF systems.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
• Installation of appropriate accounting/reporting systems to ensure that
the PCU and especially the Project Manager are regularly informed of on-going
financial status and transactions.
• Ensure timely capture of NOSP in the GoU budget IFMS as required by the GoU
budgeting processes and calendars to be able to access counterpart funding.
• Communicate to all implementing partner institutions, service providers and
districts their financial responsibilities, the funds available and how to
access them, and the requirements of reporting and record keeping in
accordance with prevailing government practices which are acceptable to IFAD.
• Ensure that all project funds are used in accordance with the conditions of
the financing agreements, with due attention to economy and efficiency, and
only for the purposes for which the funds were provided.
• Ensure that all necessary supporting documents, records and accounts are
kept in respect of all project activities, with clear linkages between the
books of account and the financial statements presented to the financiers.
• Ensure that designated account and operational accounts are maintained in
accordance with the provisions of the financing agreement and in accordance
with the financier’s rules and procedures.
• 9 Contribute to the preparation of the Project Implementation and Financial
• Ensure the Project’s Financial Procedures as detailed in the Project
Implementation and Financial Manuals are strictly adhered to by all Project
staff and executing agencies at the national and local levels.
• Ensure that the financial statements are prepared in accordance with
International Public Sector Accounting Standards as adopted in Uganda.
• Liaise with external auditors to audit the project accounts to meet the
required submission dates by both GoU and IFAD.
• Liaise with the District Accountants from the Project districts and the lead
Project agency to ensure that SOEs are prepared in timely manner and forwarded
to Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Development. •
Process documentation and follow up on disbursements from the government and
IFAD to ensure that releases are not delayed. Ensure that funds for project
implementation are disbursed in a timely manner to enable project
interventions to be carded out on time.

Specific Qualifications and Experience:
Interested candidates should have the following qualifications, experience
and competencies:
• A Master’s degree in economics, finance, or accounting, and must be a
certified public accountant, duly registered with the Institute of Certified
Public Accountants of Uganda ICPAU.
• At least eight years of relevant work experience, including at least four
years as a financial manager or accountant in government/donor programmes or
large institutions;
• Managerial skills and demonstrated capacity to manage people and interact
with a wide range of private sector partners and government representatives
• Knowledge of work planning, budgeting and reporting;
• Knowledge of IFMS desired;
• Excellent quantitative and analytical skills;
• Computer-literate including accounting packages and well-versed in the use
of Excel, Word and basic data base set-ups.

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All candidates should send their written applications with copies of academic
credentials, testimonials and detailed Curriculum Vitae CV indicating
contact details of 03 referees addressed to the Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, and hand delivered to

**Ministry Registry located at Plot No.14 Lugard Road Entebbe,**
**P. 0. Box 102, Entebbe – Uganda**

NB: Only shordisted candidates will be contacted.

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