Mr. Kilama Jacob joined Gulu University in June 2023 and deputizes the University Bursar. Prior to joining Gulu University, he worked for many national and international Non-Governmental Organizations for more than 15 years in Uganda, Kenya and South Sudan. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a full member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree (Accounting and Finance Option) and a Second-Class Upper Division Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Accounting Option) obtained from Makerere University and Gulu University, respectively. Read More
Supervises financial transactions in the Office of the University Bursar including revenue generation and disbursement of funds.
Manages the financial management system, assesses and advises the University Bursar on its viability to meet the current and future needs of the University.
Assists in preparing annual work plans and financial budgets for the Office of the University Bursar and in their implementation.
Supports the University Bursar in developing fiscal plans and in preparing, consolidating and monitoring implementation of the University’s budgets and work plans.
Supervises the management of stores and assets of the University including maintenance of an updated Assets Register.
Supervises reporting on financial transactions of the University including the preparation of accountabilities, financial statements and updates, as well as custody of financial records.
Enforces compliance with instituted accounting, accountability and risk management systems for resources and assets of the University.
Supports the conduct of audits and preparing timely responses to audit queries and mandatory inquiries whenever necessary.
Develops and reports financial forecasts, including cash flow forecasts, to guide fiscal policy and financial management in the University.
Manages and assesses the performance of staff in the Office of the University Bursar.
Advises and makes proposals to the University Bursar on the staff development needs of the Office.
Mentors, coaches and counsels staff in the Office of the University Bursar.
Helps the University Bursar in identifying revenue resource for the University.
Helps the University in negotiating for projects for the University.
Advises the University Bursar in developing business pans and project proposals for the University.