Accountant Career Jobs – Parliamentary Pension Scheme (PPS)

Job Title:   Accountant
Organisation: Parliamentary
Pension Scheme (PPS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Finance Manager
About Us:
The Parliamentary Pension Scheme (PPS) was established by the
Parliamentary Pensions Act 2007 as a Contributory Hybrid Cash Balance
Retirement Benefit Plan for the Members of Parliament of Uganda and the staff
of the Parliamentary Commission. The Scheme is managed by a Board of Trustees,
constituted in accordance with the Act.
Job Summary: The Accountant
will accurately and promptly prepare books of accounts and process payments in
accordance with the policies, regulations and procedures.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Analyze, classify and properly record
    financial transactions within a computerized environment;
  • Generate the Trial Balance periodically;
  • Prepare reconciliation statements for
    accounts, investments and contributions;
  • Ensure compliance with statutory
    provisions and reporting deadlines;
  • Process payroll for the Scheme;
  • Process payments to creditors,
    beneficiaries, staff and statutory agencies;
  • Maintain and update fixed assets register;
  • Facilitate the audit of financial
    statements;
  • Enforce financial and administrative
    policies and procedures;
  • Render support in the preparation of the
    financial budget and budgetary control;
  • Assist in the preparation of financial and
    statutory reports;
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance or Business
    Administration (Accounting Option) from a recognized
    University/Institution.
  • Must be a member of a professional
    accounting body like ACCA, ICPA or CIMA.
  • A minimum of three years work experience
    in an accounting or finance function from a reputable organization.
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.
  • Good working knowledge of computerized
    accounting is a must.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written
    communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to promote teamwork.
  • Excellent planning and organizational
    skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Have a high degree of integrity.
  • Good Information Technology skills.
  • Age limit: 28 years and above
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications enclosed in envelopes clearly marked with the job title of the
post applied for and addressed to the Secretary, Board of Trustees,
Parliamentary Pension Scheme, P.O. Box 7178, Kampala. Hand delivered
applications should be taken to Room No. G 10, Parliamentary Pension Scheme
office, Plot (9-11), Development House, Parliamentary Avenue.
Deadline: 31st  March 2017

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