Entry Level Careers – Accountant – Financial Accounting at Uganda Road Fund (URF)

Organisation: Uganda
Road Fund (URF)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance
Officer (Financial Accounting)
Salary: UGX 3,500,000
per month
About US:
Uganda Road Fund (URF) is a
body corporate established by the Uganda Road Fund Act 2008, to finance routine
and periodic maintenance of public roads.
Job Summary:  The Accountant – Financial Accounting will support
the Finance Officer (Financial Accounting) in carrying out financial
transactions, prepare financial records and prepare financial reports in
accordance with International Acceptable Accounting Standards.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Collect
    and process data on the Secretariat’s administrative expenses and
    disbursement to Designated Agencies for analysis.
  • Collect
    data, verify and prepare quarterly performance reports of Designated
    Agencies for input into the absorption report of Management.
  • In
    charge of managing payables and receivable registers of the Fund.
  • Prepare,
    code payment vouchers and post transactions in the computerized financial
    management system.
  • Compile
    and submit periodic financial reports on quarterly absorption performance
    of Designated Agencies.
  • Prepare
    and administer the monthly payroll in coordination and close consultation
    with the Human Resource function of the Fund.
  • Manage
    petty cash and accountability in line with the petty cash policy of the
    Fund.
  • Archive
    financial records of the Fund and retrieve such records upon request by
    Management.
  • Perform
    any other duties assigned by the Finance Officer (Financial Accounting)
    from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Road Fund’s career opportunity should preferably
    hold a bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Business Administration or
    Accounting or Financial Management or equivalent qualification;
  • Possess
    or be pursuing a professional qualification i.e. ACCA or CPA
  • At
    least two years’ experience gained in a reputable agency.
  • Computer
    literacy skills
  • Excellent
    communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Possess
    the ability to work under tight deadlines without compromising quality.
  • Demonstrable
    team leadership and good organization skills.
Age Limit: Less than 30
years
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified
candidates should send their applications accompanied by;
(i)   
A
capability statement detailing the applicant’s general qualifications, adequacy
for the   post or assignment and
illustrated personal experience in the East African region;
(ii)             
 Copies of testimonials;
(iii)           
 Detailed curriculum vitae showing experience
and positions held; (iv)
(iv)           
 Current salary;
(v)             
 Three professional referees, including email
and phone contacts; and
(vi)           
 Postal addresses, daytime telephone contacts
and email address of applicants.
The complete applications
should be sent in hard copy to:
The Executive Director,
Uganda Road Fund, 5th Floor
Twed Towers,
Plot 10 Kafu Road, P.O Box
7501, Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: Monday 23rd March 2015 by 5:00 p.m.
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