Senior Financial Accountant Job Placement – Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)

Organization: Uganda
National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Chief Finance
About Us:
The Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC) was established under
Section 42 of the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act 2013
and incorporated under the Company’s Act 2012. It is a limited liability
company wholly owned by the Government of Uganda. The overall function of UNOC
is; “To handle the State’s Commercial interests in the Oil and Gas industry.”
Job Summary: The Senior
Financial Accountant will maintain an effective business control framework,
generate management, group & statutory accounts and supervise Finance
control activities.
Key Duties and
  • Develop, periodically review, update and ensure
    consistent adherence to business internal control policies and procedures
    and their effectiveness across me organization.
  • The incumbent will prepare statutory accounts
    for UNOC, Uganda Refinery Holding Company and Uganda Pipeline Company in accordance
    with IAS and liaise with external Auditors to ensure submission of
    accounts to Revenue Authorities together with Tax self-assessment return
    on time.
  • Co-ordinate and ensure smooth statutory
    Audit exercise by providing necessary schedules & reconciliations; contact
    with staff required by the Auditors & compilation of management
    response to Audit Findings.
  • Tasked with the tax planning and
    management for UNOC and its subsidiaries and manage the relations with
    Uganda Revenue Authority
  • Ensure the integrity of Finance Systems
    and chart of accounts through constant review & updates.
  • In charge of the supervision of payments
    processing and controls for suppliers and staff.      
  • Follow-up on Finance control issues raised
    in various audits and inspections and ensure agreed action items implemented
    on a timely basis.
  • The jobholder will ensure timely
    reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts
  • Manage month end control processes
  • Manage inter-company transactions between
    the parent company (UNOC) and its subsidiaries
  • Ensure that cash calls from Joint Venture
    Partners are processed on a timely basis
  • Prepare consolidated parent company accounts
    on a monthly basis      
  • Coordinate year end stock takes and ensure
    that it’s witnessed by Auditors
  • Tasked with the coordination of smooth finance
    transactions processing, check for accuracy, and posting on a timely
  • Provide guidance, specialist finance
    advice, in-depth analysis and support to management on business control principles
  • Fixed Assets Management (Fixed Assets
    register, Depreciation and Work In Progress)
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant should preferably hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting or Economics
    or any relevant Degree.           
  • Professional Membership (ACCA, CPA, CMA)
  • At least eight to ten years’ experience in
    a busy organisation with in-depth knowledge of controls framework and tax
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of IFRS
    and any other relevant accounting standards
  • Knowledge of Uganda tax laws
  • Must also demonstrate exceptionally strong
    analytical skills, having an ability to analyse, refine, summarize, and
    clearly present data and information.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of Joint
    Venture Operations and accounting
  • Excellent IT skills with a good
    understanding of MS applications           
  • Knowledge of consolidations for Parent and
    subsidiaries and inter-company accounting
  • Knowledge Integrated Planning and
  • Expert knowledge of Enterprise Resource
    Systems (ERPs)
  • High degree of professionalism
  • General knowledge of Oil & Gas
  • Strong and demonstrable skills in personal
  • Fluency in spoken/written English.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
a completed and signed applications form, download
, together with certified copies of academic certificates addressed
and submitted in TRIPLICATE to the address below. The applications should be
delivered through registered mail, electronic mail (email) and courier will
also be received. Applications via email must be delivered as a single pdf
file, in the order of cover letter, application form and supporting documents
Address to:
The CEO,
Uganda National Oil Company Ltd,
Room C406, 4th Floor Amber House, Plot 29/33 Kampala Road,
P.O. Box 36316, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 24th April 2017 by
17:00 Hrs
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