David Array Biganja

University Bursar

David Array Biganja (MBA-Mak, ACCA, CPA) is the University Bursar. He has a Master’s in Business Administration from Makerere University, a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Dara es salaam and is a holder of ACCA (UK) and CPA (Uganda).   Before joining Kabale University, CPA Biganja had served as the University Bursar of Kyambogo University from 2003-2010. Before then, he served as an Institute Bursar of Institute of Teacher Education at Kyambogo. He had also previously served as a Senior Administrative Assistant (Accounts) at Makerere University (1992-1996). He therefore has a wealth of experience in managing public finances.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Develops and formulates strategic financial plans and budgets for the University outlining projected revenue sources, expenditure and measures to be taken to control costs.
  2. Coordinates and supports the preparation, consolidation of University budgets and work plans and monitoring their implementation.
  3. Oversees management of income, expenditure and stores of the University.
  4. Directs the preparation and submits monthly, quarterly, annual and final financial reports in accordance with the law and University policies or as required by Management or Council.
  5. Develops and institutes accounting, accountability and risk management systems for resources and assets of the University in accordance with University policy, regulations and the law.
  6. Promotes and enforces adherence to financial policy, regulatory framework including standards of professional practice.
  7. Supports the conduct of audits and prepares timely responses to audit queries and mandatory inquiries whenever necessary.
  8. Provides technical support and guidance to Top Management and Council on financial matters including policy proposals, funding priorities, investment, resource mobilisation and improvements to financial management systems.
  9. Coordinates the disbursement and accountability for University funds including Donor funds.
  10. Prepares revenue forecasts and initiates investment and resource mobilization strategies.
  11. Effects the timely payment for goods and services.
  12. Oversees the proper management of the Assets Register.
  1. Sets performance targets, supervises and appraises staff of the Office.

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