Senior Accountant Job Vacancy – Large Public Institution

Job Title:      Senior Accountant
Organization: Large Public
Institution
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Project
Coordinator
Job Summary: The Senior
Accountant will offer technical support in budget formulation, execution and
accountability to ensure sound management of financial resources.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Manage the preparation of work plans, budget
process, consolidation and facilitate budget execution.
·        
Oversee the timely preparation of routine and
periodic financial statements and reports, review and approve correctness of
the statements.
·        
Keenly verify and approve micro procurement
requisitions and advice the Project Coordinator on transactions of higher
thresholds.
·        
Regularly review responses and advice on oversight
issues, including audit queries relating to financial management and
accountability.
·        
Manage accounts operations, monitor and evaluate
staff performance.
·        
The incumbent will be tasked with developing
internal financial management control systems and mechanisms for monitoring to
ensure compliand3 with regulations and the efficient and effective management
of financial resources.
·        
Ensure up-to-date books of accounts, financial
records and, assets register are properly maintained.
·        
Offer technical advice and direction on all
financial management matters to ensure compliance and adherence.
·        
Ensure value for money compliance, verify and
approve payment prior to authorisation.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant must hold an Honours Bachelor’s degree
in Finance and Accounting, Business Administration/ Commerce with a bias in
Accounting plus full professional qualification in Accountancy obtained from a
recognised awarding body Or Full professional qualification in Accountancy
obtained from a recognized awarding Institution accredited by the Institute of
Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) plus a Master’s degree in a
related field (non 1st degree holders).
·        
A minimum of four years’ experience, two years of
which should have been served at a managerial level from a reputable
organization.
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters,
copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts and curriculum
vitae giving full details of applicants education, qualifications, experience,
present salary and three reference  letters (one of which should be professional),
plus their postal, email and telephone contacts to the address below;
Voucher No. 645
P.O. Box 9815,
Kampala
OR hand deliver
to The New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Limited,
Plot 19/21 1st
Street Industrial Area OR
Plot 101 Jinja
Road JR Complex.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 26th October, 2015

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