Accounts Officer Job Placement – Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA)

Job Title:          Accounts
Organisation: Financial
Intelligence Authority (FIA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Reports to: Manager
About US:
The establishment of a
Financial Intelligence Authority and a Financial Intelligence Authority Board
Under the Anti-Money Laundering Act, 2013 is for the prohibition and prevention
of money laundering, in order to combat money laundering activities.
Job Summary: The Accounts
Officer will mainly ensure transparency and accountability of finances in line
with recognized accounting / auditing standards.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide support in the preparation and
    presentation of financial statement, documentations such as invoi
    ces, bills, accounts receivable,
    accounts payable, purchase orders, payroll, reports and other financial
  • Prepare electronic and cheque payments for
    administration, and staff;
  • Calculate and verify all payments, amounts and
    records are correct;
  • Record transactions in the accounts
    administration register and file paid vouchers;
  • File all financial documents, records and
    communications to ensure accuracy and completeness;
  • Coordinate and assist Internal Auditors during
    their control and audit m
    to the Authority;
  • Do timely data entry in cash management and
  • Manage and prepare petty cash reconciliations;
  • Prepare and maintain the assets register;
  • Execute all accounts transactions and effect
    the necessary reconciliations of o
    utstanding transaction;
  • Participate in the development of financial
    procedures including the check lists, for all financial activities;
  • Assist with bank reconciliations, budget and
    report preparation;
  • Keep abreast of relevant accounting regulations
    nd ensure update existing
    instruction processes and procedures;
  • Prepare and monitor the Authority’s pay roll
  • File and archive documents connected to the
    accounting functions;
  • Comply with Operational Procedures and
    Guidelines of the Accounts d
  • Prepare statutory accounts;
  • Perform any other duties as required by the
    Manager Accounts.
Key Result Areas:
  • Prepared financial statements and documents.
  • Maintained records transactions in accounts
    administration register.
  • Paid Invoices filled.
  • Monitored pay roll system.
  • Financial reporting,
  • Year-end accounts preparation and the support
    of budget and forecast activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA) Accounts
    Officer job opportunity must hold an
    Honours Bachelor’s Degree in any of the
    following f
    ields (Accounts,
    Business Accounting, Statistics or Equivalent).
  • Part-Professional Qualification in Accounting
    (ACCA or CPA).
  • Three years of proven work experience in accounting in a private or public
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Authority ’s
    vision, mission and objectives;
  • Knowledge of Anti Money Laundering act, 2013,
    Anti-Terrorism Act and the respective Regulations;
  • Knowledge of the financial regulations procedures and implementing rules
  • Experience in the use of automated accounting
    packages/system, as well as MS Office package;
  • IT skills and experience with accounting
    software , knowledge of Navision Financials will be an added advant
  • Corruptionfree
  • Good communication skills both verbal and
  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Person of high integrity;
  • Organizational and administrative skills;
  • Pays attention to detail;
  • Ability to multi-task, work well under pressure and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to prioritize;
  • Time management skills;
  • Can take initiative ;
  • Quick decision making skills ;
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and
    maintain confidentiality.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested
applicants send their applications which should 
  • A
    detailed curriculum vitae (CV) photocopied and submitted in triplicate (3
  • Copies
    of academic and professional certificates and other supporting documents (3
  • Current
    and Expected Remuneration.
  • Contact
    Information of three references with emails and phone numbers.
All applications should be
addressed and hand delivered to:
The Human Resource Manager
Financial Intelligence
Ground Floor Rwenzori Towers
(Wing B),
Plot 6 Nakasero Road.
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 3rd May 2018 by 5:00PM
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