2 Accountant Job Opportunities – National Drug Authority (NDA)

Organisation: National Drug
Authority (NDA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head Finance
About US:
The National Drug Authority (NDA) is an autonomous body which was
established by the National Drug Policy and Authority Act Cap 206 , Laws of
Uganda (2000 Edition) to regulate Human and Veterinary Medicines and other
healthcare products. NDA’s mandate is to ensure quality, safety and efficacy of
human and veterinary medicines and other healthcare products through the
regulation and control of their production, importation, distribution and use.
Job Summary: The Accountant
will be tasked with proper capturing of financial data, through adherence to
accounting systems and procedures to enable production of reliable financial
reports.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Processing
payment vouchers and ensuring all payments are in line with the budget
and approved plans;
·        
Responsible
for receipting and invoicing NDA clients in a timely manner;
·        
Providing
input to cash flow forecasts by reporting on NDA revenue on a weekly basis;
·        
Prepare
bank reconciliations;
·        
Offer
support to the quarterly and annual verification of assets and store’s
Inventory;
·        
Prepare
the payroll and ensure salaries are paid in accordance to staff terms and
conditions of service;
·        
Timely
retirement of all staff/regional accountabilities and providing monthly reports
of unaccounted for funds;
·        
Raise
journal vouchers to correct errors where applicable;
·        
Guide
clients on the fee structure and amounts payable for the different NDA services
·        
Responsible
for safe custody of all financial documents in their possession.
·        
Perform
any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Head Finance



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The ideal candidate for the National Drug
Authority (NDA) Accountant job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree with a major in Accounting or
Finance
·        
Registered
member of CPA / ACCA
·        
At
least three (3) years working experience in a related job in a reputable
organization
·        
High
sense of integrity and professionalism.
·        
Keen
attention to detail
·        
Good
team player
·        
Excellent
communication and interpersonal skills.
·        
Computer
literacy and proficiency in major accounting packages preferably
NAVISION and Microsoft Office (Excel)
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
a cover letter, copies of your academic qualifications together with your
Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating three (3) referees of whom one (1) should be
your current or most recent employer either electronically to the e-mail
address- hr@nda.or.ug or hand delivered to National Drug Authority office, 1st
Floor, Rumee, Plot 19 Lumumba Avenue opposite TWED PLAZA. Your application
should be addressed to the Head Human Resources and Administration, National
Drug Authority.
Deadline: 10th
January 2018

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