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Monday 14 October 2013

Finance Officer - Financial Reporting & Reconciliation - Barclays Bank

Job Title: Finance Officer - Financial Reporting & Reconciliation - 00132762
Organisation: Barclays Bank
City  Kampala,
Country Uganda
Category Finance

Job Summary: The Finance Officer will;
Be responsible for the reconciliation of all financial accounts in the bank on a monthly basis.
The jobholder reviews the reconciliation work done by Operations on a monthly basis and ensures it tallies back to the balance sheet.
Responsible for helping out in the preparation of the financial reports to Group and the central bank including tax computation and ensuring compliance with the guidelines from the regulating bodies.
Work closely with external auditors

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Reconciliation of Financial Accounts:            
Do reconciliation of all accounts in the finance department.
Recommend action on any items at risk in the balance sheet.
Help in compiling audit evidence and ensure all audit issues with regards the balance sheet have been resolved.
Review reconciliation reports from operations flag any risks to financial controller/ Finance Director.
2. Head Office Accounting & Reporting:        
Assist in the Preparation of Head Office financial statements and financial returns to the Central bank.
Filing Tax returns.

Oversee the receiving of instructions and accounting entries from Head Office departments and ensuring posting is done promptly.
Ensure that Head Office account balances are consistent with the trend and nature of the accounts
Help in the  preparation of Head Office creditors payments and ensure authenticity of instructions
Preparation and maintenance of the fixed assets register monitoring movement on depreciation and disposal of fixed assets, review of procedures for semi-annual verification of inventories and ensure that these are in line with the capital expenditure budget in liaison with Network Services.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
The candidate should possess University degree preferably in Accounting or Finance
Part or a full Professional qualification in Accounting such as ACCA  or  ACIB qualified with strong accounting background
Detailed knowledge of Barclays Group Governance and Control Policies
Extensive working knowledge of the financial reporting system.
Comprehensive knowledge of the Bank’s internal control mechanism.
Strong Computer skills in various accounting related softwares including excel
Detailed knowledge of the Group’s financial reporting and timetables
Detailed understanding of Governance and controls
Detailed knowledge of regulatory rules and tax issues
An appreciation of the external economic, political, legal and regulatory environment and their impact to the business.
Interpersonal Relationship skills
Commercial awareness
Forward Thinking

 Apply Now
If you feel challenged by any of the above positions, and believe you can deliver on key deliverables as outlined above, upload your application letter, current curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic certificate to our recruitment website detail below:


Barclays is an equal opportunity employer that recruits, develops and promotes people on merit, and rewards outstanding performance, regardless of background and gender.
For queries contact us on 0417122453 or email: barclays.uganda@barclays.com

Deadline:  24th October, 2013