Financial Accountant Jobs – Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Job Title:      Financial Accountant
Organisation: Uganda
Christian University (UCU)
Duty Station: Uganda
About UCU:
Uganda Christian University was founded when the historic Bishop Tucker
Theological College was promoted as a university in 1997. Bishop Tucker
Theological College trained clergy and educators during its 84-year history
from 1913-1997. The local chief, Hamu Mukasa, granted land for the college to
operate in Mukono. International partnerships were part of the College’s
missionary history. The Church Mission Society teamed with Ugandan leaders and
others to assure the College had the necessary intellectual and other capital.
By the late 1990s, the Church of Uganda sought to have a broader impact on
society through the higher education – not only of clergy but of other
professionals as well. Uganda Christian University was established in 1997.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
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Tasked with the management of the University
payroll.
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Reconcile all control accounts and report to the
Bursar any anomalies.
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Is in charge of managing the budget.
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Prepare quarterly and final financial reports.
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Train and supervise all accounts personnel.
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Manage the staff statutory deductions.
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Carry out routine bank reconciliations.
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Review monthly trial balances.
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Enter/post payment vouchers.
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Prepare and make adjustment vouchers.
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Ensure that all documents are well kept.
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Reconcile cash and petty cash floats.
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Perform any other duty assigned by supervisor



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
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The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
Business Administration/Commerce/Accounting and Finance from a recognized
institution of higher learning.
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Must have at least attained CPA Level 2.
·        
At least two (2) years of related experience in
a similar position in a reputable organisation (one in which he/she supervised
subordinates).
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Excellent leadership and communication skills.
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Must be a committed and mature Christian and of
high integrity.
How to Apply:
All prospective employees are encouraged to send two (2) copies of an
application letter clearly demonstrating suitability together with updated
Curriculum Vitae and two references (Leadership & Pastoral). Please also
attach two (2) copies of academic and professional certificates and
transcripts.  All online applications
must be sent in one PDF attachment.
Send to:
The Manager of Human Resource & Administration,
Uganda Christian University,
Pilkington Building,
P.O. Box 4, Mukono. Uganda
Email to: jobs@ucu.ac.ug
Deadline: Friday, 27th October
2017 by 5:00pm
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