Senior Accountant Career Opportunity – Uganda Tourism Board (UTB)

Job Title:     Senior
Accountant
Organisation: Uganda
Tourism Board (UTB)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance
Manager
About US:
Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) is a statutory
organisation established by the Uganda Tourist Board Statute 1994. The Board’s
mandate is to promote and popularise Uganda as a viable holiday destination
both locally and internationally in order to:
·        
Increase
the contribution of tourism earnings and GDP
·        
Improve
Uganda’s competitiveness as an international tourism destination
·        
Increase
Uganda’s share of Africa’s and World tourism market.
Job
Summary:
The Senior
Accountant will support the Finance Manager in ensuring the proper maintenance
of financial records for timely production of reports to Management
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Regular
review of all financial documents for accuracy and completeness before
inputting them into the Government System Software.
·        
Ensuring
that UTB staff complies with the laid down financial regulations.
·        
Posting
financial data generated from the field on monthly basis.
·        
The
Senior Accountant will producing periodic financial reports and submitting them
to users in a timely manner
·        
In
charge of keenly reviewing cash books and preparing monthly bank
reconciliations on a timely basis.
·        
Perform
any other official duties assigned by the Finance Manager from time to time.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
applicants for this vacancy should preferably hold an Honours Bachelors Degree
of Commerce (Accounting option) or Business Administration (Accounting option)
or Bachelors of Science in Accounting and Finance from a recognised University
or Institution.
·        
Possession
of ACCA or CPA is an added advantage.
·        
Working
knowledge in computerised accounting packages, skills in IT desirable.
·        
At
least three years’ experience in Accounting from a reputable Organization.
·        
Detailed
knowledge of the principles and practices of running a government body   or an agency like UTB, and the rules and
procedures that govern UTB.
·        
Possess
an excellent understanding and knowledge of accounting principles and computer
skills in accounting software.
·        
Be a
good team player.
How
to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates are encouraged to send their applications with detailed CVs (with
email, telephone contact and postal address), plus copies of all academic
certificates and transcripts, testimonials, copy of valid identity card,
contact details (telephone, postal and email addresses) of the three competent
referees should be sent by courier or hand delivered to the address below;
The Chief Executive Officer,
Uganda Tourism Board,
Plot 42, Windsor Crescent, Kololo,
P.O. Box 7211 Kampala. Uganda
Deadline:
Friday 24th July, 2015 by 5:00pm
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