Finance Careers – Management Accountant at Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA)

Organisation:
Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Manager,
Financial Services
About ERA:
The Electricity Regulatory
Authority (ERA) is a statutory body established in accordance with the
Electricity Act, 1999 (Chapter 145, Laws of Uganda). The Act empowers ERA to
regulate the Generation, Transmission, Sale, Export, Import and Distribution of
electrical energy in Uganda.
Job Summary: The
Management Accountant will support the Manager, Financial Services in
monitoring and reporting on the Authority’s budget performance and analysis of
the financial feasibility studies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively
    coordinate the development of the Authority budget and ensure budgetary
    control for activities and programs within the Authority.
  • Prepare
    and interpret relevant budget monitoring reports on a quarterly and annual
    basis.
  • Actively
    monitor the linkage between the Budget and the Procurement Plan to support
    all procurement decisions.
  • Ensure
    timely preparation of the Authority payroll.
  • Evaluate
    the financial feasibility studies submitted by the intending developers.
  • Actively
    participate in the investment verification exercise for licensees.
  • Prepare
    financial statements of the Authority for review.
  • Actively
    participate in budget reviews of licensees in liaison with the Manager
    Financial Services.
  • Mentor
    and supervise the work of subordinates.
  • Perform
    any other official duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Manager
    Financial Services, Head of Department
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should hold an Honours degree in Commerce (Accounting),
    Business Administration (Accounting) or any other relevant degree or
    equivalent from a formally recognized institution.
  • The
    applicant must be a Chartered Certified Accountant and Member of the
    ICPAU.
  • At
    least three years of relevant experience.
  • The
    applicant must be knowledgeable about the Electricity Supply Industry in
    Uganda
  • Proficiency
    in relevant computer packages
  • Possess
    excellent analytical skills
  • Good
    leadership skills
  • Excellent
    communication skills
  • Possess
    good interpersonal skills
  • Must
    be result-oriented and a team player with a high degree of professionalism
Age: between 25 -35
years of age.
How to Apply: 
All candidates are encouraged
to send their application letters and enclose a detailed Curriculum Vitae and
relevant certificates including daytime telephone number or e-mail of the
applicant and addresses (including daytime telephone or e-mail) of three
Referees.
The applications should be
delivered preferably by recorded delivery, Addressed to:
The Director Financial and
Administrative Services,
Electricity Regulatory
Authority,
Plot 15 Shimoni Road,
P.O. Box 10332, Kampala –
Uganda
Deadline: 9th January 2015 by 5.00 pm

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