Finance Vacancies – Accountant at Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA)

Job Title:      Accountant
Organisation: Uganda Free
Zones Authority (UFZA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Manager
(Finance)
Job Reference No: FZ/HRM/7/15
About US:
The Uganda Free
Zones Authority is mandated to establish, develop, manage, market, maintain,
supervise, control and to provide for other related matters of Free Zones in
Uganda, as outlined in section 13 sub-section 1 to 2 of the Free Zones Act,
2014.
Job Summary: The Accountant
will offer financial technical support in budget formulation, execution and
accountability to ensure sound management of financial resources
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Prepare and submit routine and periodic financial
statements and reports;
·        
The incumbent will also ensure and maintain
up-to-date books of accounts, financial records and assets register;
·        
Manage the preparation of budget process,
consolidation and facilitate budget execution;
·        
Offer technical advice and guidance on financial
management matters to ensure compliance;
·        
Regularly review responses and advise on oversight
issues, including audit queries relating to financial management and
accountability;
·        
Ensure value for money compliance and accuracy of
payments prior to authorisation;
·        
Perform any other tasks/duties that may be assigned
from time to time by the Manager (Finance)
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate should preferably hold an
honours Bachelor’s Degree majoring in Finance and Accounting, Business
Administration/ Commerce with a bias in Accounting or any other related field
·        
Possession of professional qualification such as
ACCA, CPA.CIPFA is mandatory
·        
A minimum of five years’ experience of work in
accounting from a reputable organisation.
·        
Keen attention to detail and ability to produce high
quality work;
·        
Possess the ability to work in a team;
·        
Ability to work under pressure and meet challenging
targets and deadlines;
·        
Excellent communication skills;
·        
Good computer skills.
·        
Self-motivated and capability to work under tight
deadline in a competitive environment
·        
High degree of integrity
·        
Excellent verbal and written English language
skills;
·        
Age: Between 25 – 35
years old
How to Apply: 
Al suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their application
letters quoting the reference number (Check top of advert) for the post applied
for accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae (CV), names and addresses of
three (3) referees (at least one of whom must be a current/former employer),
photocopies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts. The
complete application packages should be sent to:
The Manager
(Human Resource and Administration),
Uganda Free
Zones Authority,
6th Floor,
Communications House,
Plot 1 Colville
Street,
P.O. Box 37578,
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: Thursday, 26th
November, 2015

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