Fresher Accounts Officer Career Jobs – Ministry of Health

Job Title:    Accounts Officer  
Organisation: Ministry of Health
Funding Source: Global Alliance for Vaccine and Immunization
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Government of The Republic of Uganda has received financing from the Global
Alliance for Vaccine and Immunization (GAVI) towards the cost of the Health
Systems Strengthening and immunization strengthening in Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The Accounts Officer will be in charge of maintaining
    an up to date Advances Ledger
  • indicating advances issued, accountabilities
    received and outstanding balances
  • Prepare a monthly aging analysis of advances,
    indicating the period each advance has been outstanding
  • Actively following up all outstanding
    advances and ensuring that all long outstanding advances are reported in a
    timely manner to the Project Coordinator
  • Regular review of all advance accountabilities
    received and ensure that all supporting documents are appropriate,
    complete, valid and authentic.
  • Ensuring that all advances with questionable
    expenditure are reported to the Project Coordinator in a timely manner
  • Offer financial support to the Project
    Accountant in processing disbursement of funds to the districts and
    ensuring that districts that have defaulted on accountability do not
    receive additional advances
  • In charge of checking that all payments made
    by the GAVI program comply with the set policies, budget and the
    Partnership Framework Agreement
  • Supporting GAVI – TA reviews and any internal
    audits and ensuring that recommendations are implemented on time
  • Preparing for annual external audits, and
    implement any suggestions for change in the Management Letter from Audits.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a first degree in
    Business Administration, Commerce, Finance, Accounting, Economics or any
    other business related field.
  • Possession of part qualifications such as
    CPA, ACCA, CA, and ICAEW will be an added advantage.
  • Skills in Accountancy and Bookkeeping
  • Excellent IT competency in excel
  • Excellent competency in web-based
    communication (e-mail)
  • Proven ability to organise and maintain files
    and related documentation
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Proven ability to maintain good working relationships
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their
applications addressed to the Permanent Secretary, MOH to the address below;
of Health,
6 Lourdel Road, Room C107,
Box 7272, Kampala,
Deadline: 22nd February, 2016
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