Finance Jobs – Accountant at National Drug Authority (NDA)

Job Title: Accountant
Organisation: National Drug Authority (NDA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Accountant
About NDA:
The National Drug Authority (NDA) is an autonomous body which was established by the National Drug Policy and Authority Act Cap 206 , Laws of Uganda (2000 Edition) to regulate Human and Veterinary Medicines and other healthcare products. NDA’s mandate is to ensure quality, safety and efficacy of human and veterinary medicines and other healthcare products through the regulation and control of their production, importation, distribution and use.
Job Summary: The NDA Accountant will be responsible for payment processes and produce the necessary reports.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Handle Payment Vouchers of all accounts of the Authority;
  • Be responsible for prompt banking and withdrawal of cash from the Bank;
  • Carry out Bank Reconciliations on a monthly basis;
  • Prepare Expenditure Reports as required by the Authority;
  • Prepare the Payroll and ensure Salaries are paid in accordance with staff terms and conditions of service;
  • Responsible for Statutory Returns: PAYE and NSSF;
  • Responsible for safe custody of all cash transaction and related documents.
  • Process all the receipting process
  • Actively participate preparing cash flow forecast to enable planning of disbursements
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor from time to time
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The jobholder must possess a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting option), BSC Finance (Accounting Option) from a recognized institution.
  • At least five (5) years’ experience in a similar position in a reputable organisation
  • High degree of personal integrity
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Possession of ACCA/CPA level II will be an advantage
  • Past experience with specialized accounting package
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their handwritten application letters with a detailed CV and copies of academic certificates and transcripts, contact addresses and day time telephone numbers of three (3) work related referees; should be submitted to the Executive Secretary/Registrar,
National Drug Authority,
Plot 46-48 Lumumba Avenue,
P O Box 23096,
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 25th July 2014 by 5PM

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