Monday, 21 January 2013

University Bursar Jobs at Muteesa I Royal University

Job Title: University Bursar

Muteesa I Royal University was established by His Majesty the King of Buganda to offer a holistic and generative type of Education characterized by a diversified curriculum. On the 5th April 2005, the National Council for Higher Education licensed this institution to operate as a private University. The University has three campuses: Kirumba- Masaka as the main campus and Kakeeka-Mengo as the second campus. In 2012, a study centre was started at Buwekula-Mubende. The Vision of the University is “The total commitment to optimum and integrated realization of individual’s intellectual, moral and productive potential”. The mission is to “provide an effective and efficient setting for the development of intellectually dynamic individuals, principled and resourceful professionals and practitioners”. The University seeks to fill the following position:
University Bursar
The position of University Bursar is a senior post in the University created to manage and oversee the equitable allocation, distribution and management of the University’s financial resources and assets. The University Bursar shall be positioned at the main campus in Kirumba-Masaka.
Job Description
The University Bursar shall perform Ilia fallowing duties:
Overseeing the administration of the budgets of the University including coordinating the budgeting process leading to the formulation of the Annual Budget;
Providing guidelines and guidance to Heads of Units/ Departments in the effective and efficient budget management processes;
Ensuring proper management of the University’s financial resources including monitoring revenues due to the university and ensuring that all moneys are properly banked in accordance with financial regulations;
Ensuring that payments are properly originated and approved and securing monthly reconciliations;
Arbitrating when there are inadequate financial resources in the various units/departments and resolving conflicts relating to implementation of budget guidelines;
Spearheading the development of financial operational policies and procedure manuals that reflect the operations of the University;
Preparing and submitting financial reports and budgets to the University council and the management team including spearheading the review of financial reports, ensuring that managers, write financial reports for their departments, guiding vote controllers in accordance with the financial regulations manual.
Preparing and submitting statutory reports to relevant external authorities and overseeing investment and development plans for the University.
Hold a Masters degree in Business Administration or related field;
Possession of professional Qualifications like ACCA, CPA or equivalent.
Eight (8) years relevant experience five (5) of which should be at Senior Management Level in a reputable organization.
Should have demonstrable financial planning and forecasting skills.
Experience in handling financial information systems required,
Proven record of resource optimization to meet different financial demands will be an added advantage
Must be aged between 35- 45 years of age by time of application.
Personal integrity in dealing with financial decisions
High level organizational skills.
Team management competencies.
Crisis management skills (financially oriented)
Innovation and creativity
Muteesa 1 Royal University is an equal opportunity employer; therefore qualified women and men are encouraged to apply
Experience: 8

How to apply:
Interested individuals should submit a letter of application accompanied with curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic credentials and naming three referees
II. Applicants should make sure that at least two referees have forwarded references concerning their applications by the stated deadline;
The deadline for submission of applications is 28th January, 2013.
Applications should be submitted to:
The Acting Vice Chancellor Muteesa I Royal University Kakoeka Campus P.O.Box 14002 Kampala, Uganda.
E-mail: Vice