UNBS Finance Career Jobs – Accountant

Job Title: Accountant
Organisation: Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance and Administration Manager
About UNBS:
Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under
the Ministry of Trade Industry and Cooperatives mandated to coordinate the
elaboration of standards and quality of products and services so as to
facilitate fair trade, promote local industries and protect consumers.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Regularly check and verify documents
    submitted for payment for validity, accuracy and completeness with the
    view of detecting and correcting errors or irregularities.
  • Ensure that all expenditures are captured
    under appropriate codes in the computerized financial system on timely
  • Ensure timely preparation of monthly staff
    payroll and payments to other suppliers.
  • Prepare monthly budget monitoring and
    performance reports.
  • Support the Principal Accountant in the
    preparation of final accounts.
  • Responsible for the preparation of journal
    vouchers for approval and posting to the computerized financial system.
  • Do monthly Bank reconciliation for the
    respective Bank Accounts.
  • Maintain up-to-date reconciled debtors and
    creditors journals.
  • Ensuring organized and safe custody of
    financial and related documents.
  • Timely filing and remittance of statutory
    obligations i.e PAYE, NSSF, WHT and LST.
  • Perform any other duties that may be
    assigned by the head of division.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    an Honour’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration,
    Commerce or equivalent
  • Possession of Professional qualification
    e.g. ACCA, CPA etc.
  • At least five years accounting experience
  • Proven ability in the use of Computerized
    Financial Systems. Mastery in using Integrated Financial Management System
    (IFMS) will be added advantage
  • The candidate must also be a team player,
    an excellent communicator with good oral communication and presentation
Age: Between 25 and 40 years.
How to Apply:
All qualified applicants should send their applications together with
attached copies of all academic qualifications, copies of valid identity cards
and detailed CVs with mobile telephone numbers indicated, names and contact
details of three referees, to the address below in person;
The Executive Director,
Uganda National Bureau of Standards,
Plot M217 Nakawa Industrial Area,
P.O Box 6329,
Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 20th April 2015 by 5:00 PM

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