Principal Accountant Job Placement – Uganda Railways Corporation (URC)

Organisation: Uganda
Railways Corporation (URC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to:
Chief Finance Officer
About US:
Uganda Railways
Corporation (URC) is a body corporate established under an Act of Parliament to
construct, operate and maintain railway, marine and road services both inside
and outside Uganda for the carriage of passengers and goods. As a result of
privatisation of operations, the mandate of URC changed from that of an
operator to that of asset holder, concession monitor and advisor on railway
technical matters.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Put in place a system to effectively manage the section.
  • Prepare Financial Statements under the supervision of the CFO
  • Develop a system to see that the existing processes are simplified
    and implemented in line with the URC accounting manual.
  • Systematically and effectively manage and monitor the performance
    and Development of the staff in the section in line with Finance
    Department and URC performance guidelines.
  • Effectively manage the section in line with the URC accounting
    manual.
  • Monitor the reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts including
    bank accounts, accounts payables and accounts receivables.
  • Prepare Annual Budget under supervision of CFO
  • Review the chart of Accounts periodically and report to management.
  • Monitor and update the fixed assets register from time to time.
  • Respond to audit queries as they arise and prepare formal responses
    on behalf of management for their review and approval.
  • Prepare Budget variance, cash flow forecasts and other Financial
    Management reports monthly.
  • Review and Approve reports and payments as per finance manual.
  • Develop and implement supervisees’ performance agreements in line
    with departmental work plan and objectives.
  • Implement appropriate treasury management systems from time to time


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
The ideal candidate
for the Uganda Railways Corporation (URC) Principal Accountant job placement
should possess relevant skills and qualifications
How to Apply:
The applications
should be accompanied with current CV clearly stating current position,
photocopies of academic certificates, and testimonials and complete addresses
and telephone numbers of three (3) referees and their e-mail addresses to the
address indicated below;
Office of the
Managing Director,
Plot 57, Nasser Road
P.O Box 7150,
Kampala.
Deadline: 20th August 2018
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