Several Accountant Job Placements – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Job Title:   Accountant
Organisation: Uganda
National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head Finance
Ref: UNRA CS2/2017/EXT
About UNRA:
The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) was established by an Act of
Parliament; The Uganda National Authority Act, No. 15 of 2006. UNRA became
operational on 1st July 2008.  The
mandate of UNRA is to develop and maintain the national roads network, advise
Government on general roads policy and contribute to addressing of transport concerns,
among others.
Job Summary: The Accountant
will participate in the implementation of financial systems and procedures for
the accountability and control of the Authority expenditures in line with the
accounting standards, financial guidelines and PFMA 2015. In addition the
Accountant will be responsible for receiving, safeguarding and processing
payroll payments, payment requisitions from suppliers and other creditors;
participate in the preparation of monthly and quarterly accounts in line with
the statutory and accounting regulations and manage the Authority’s assets.
Key Duties and
  • The jobholder will prepare and process all
    Authority payments to service providers, statutory and other providers, in
    line with agreements, legal timelines and Organizational payment
  • Prepare and process payment of salaries,
    statutory and other deductions in accordance with the approved payroll;
  • Ensure the security of the Authority’s
    assets and participate in regular update of the fixed assets register in
    line with the financial procedures and guidelines;
  • Prepare and process payments externally
    funded project in accordance with the Financing agreement and project
    appraisal document.
  • Ensure timely accounting information are
    prepared and transmitted to the Manager Accounts in line with the
  • Actively participate in preparation of
    financial reports in line with financial guidelines.
  • Quickly respond to audit reports and
    implement agreed recommendations within specified time frames;
  • Develop risk matrix and put in place risk
    mitigation measures of the area of accounting at UNRA;
  • Take part in the planning, budgeting and
    reporting in line with departmental guidelines and targets.
  • Manage performance and develop direct
    reports in line with the performance management system of UNRA.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant for the UNRA Accountant career
    opportunity should hold an Honor’s Degree in Commerce, Business Administration,
    Finance or any other relevant courses from a recognized University;
  • Full Membership of Professional course is
    a MUST;
  • At least three years’ experience in Finance
    and Accounts in a large organization.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to
    develop subordinates;
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly
    staff/management relations, oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work and produce accurate
    results in an environment with multiple and challenging tasks;
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Computer literacy i.e. proficient in the use
    of MS Excel, MS Word.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications online at the link below. Please follow the instructions at the
link below.
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Deadline: 10th October 2017
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