Accountant Jobs – Uganda Tourism Board (UTB)

Job Title:    Accountant
Organisation: Uganda
Tourism Board (UTB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Accountant
About US:
Uganda Tourism Board
(UTB) is a statutory organization established by Uganda Tourism Board Statute
of 1994 and reconstituted in the Tourism Act 2008. Its objectives are:
  • To promote and contribute to the Development of Tourism sector both
    within and outside of Uganda.
  • To coordinate with the Ministry responsible for Tourism and the
    private sector in the implementation of the National Tourism policy.
Job Summary:
The Accountant will primarily ensure proper maintenance of financial records
for timely production of reports to Management.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Tasked with reviewing financial returns for accuracy and
    completeness before inputting them into the financial/accounting System.
  • Ensuring compliance with the laid down financial regulations.
  • Posting financial data generated on monthly basis.
  • Preparing all journals to ensure that they are input in the
    financial/accounting system.
  • Generating public financial reports and submitting them to users in
    a timely manner.
  • Reviewing cash books and preparing monthly bank reconciliations on a
    timely basis.
  • Generating records for VAT returns.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Management Accountant from
    time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold an Honors Degree of Commerce (Accounting
    option) or Business Administration (Accounting option) or a related
    accounting degree from a recognized University.
  • Possession of ACCA or CPA is a must.
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in
    accounting from a reputable organization
  • Knowledge in computerized accounting packages, especially Sun System Spreadsheets and other IT skills would be extremely desirable.
  • Good knowledge of the principles and practices of running a
    government body or an agency like UTB, and the rules and procedures that
    govern Uganda Tourism Board.
  • Should possess an excellent understanding of accounting principles
    and computer skills in accounting software.
  • Should be a good team player.
  • Age: Below 35 years
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested Ugandans should send their application letters with
detailed Curriculum Vitae (functional email, telephone contact and postal
address), plus copies of all academic certificates and transcripts, copy of
valid National Identity Card and the contact details (telephone, postal and
email addresses) of three competent referees should be sent by courier or hand
delivered to the address below;
Chief Executive
Officer,
Uganda Tourism Board
(UTB),
Plot 42, Rotary
Avenue (Lugogo Bypass),
6th Floor, Lugogo
House,
P.O. Box 7211
Kampala,
Tel: +414-342196/7
Deadline: Friday 13th July 2018 by 5:00pm
NB:
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any form of
lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
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