Fresher Assistant Accountant Job Opportunities – Uganda Tourism Board (UTB)

Job
Title:   
 Assistant
Accountant
Organisation: Uganda Tourism Board
(UTB)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: 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
Assistant Accountant will support the finance and planning department in
payment processing, asset & stores management, revenue management and
filling of tax returns..
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
                    
Reviewing
the day to day financial transactions and ensuring that they have the required
supporting documents before they are approved for payment.
                    
Prepare
a weekly Cash flow projections report showing the entity’s available funds to
be allocated for the UTB’s activities.
                    
Capturing
of approved payments in the Integrated Financial Management system (IFMS) and
advising on the status of payments made to staff and suppliers.
                    
Receipting
all Non Tax revenue collected in IFMS on weekly basis and a report submitted to
head of finance.
                    
Receive
goods into the stores and ensure that all stock issues are fully supported with
all necessary documents filed accordingly.
                    
Computation
and timely payment of the mandatory Statutory Taxes (PAYE, WHT) and submission
of monthly staff NSSF returns.
                    
Maintain
a clean fixed assets register for all the entities assets and ensure that
additions and disposals are recognized in accordance with the Finance Manual of
the organization.
                    
Petty
cash management while ensuring that replenishments are done on time.
                    
Perform
any other official duties assigned from time to time.



Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
                    
The
ideal candidate must hold a Degree in Business Administration, Business
Studies, Commerce, and Finance majoring in accounting. Professional
qualifications will be an added advantage.
                    
Knowledge
in the use of computerised accounting packages such as IFMS and other IT skills
are extremely desirable.
                    
A
minimum of two years of experience in financial management and accounting from
a reputable Organization.
                    
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 with strong analytical skills so as to support the
Finance directorate towards accomplishing the necessary financial objectives.
                    
Age:
Below 30 years
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified Ugandans are invited to send their applications with detailed CV
(with email, telephone contact and postal address), copies of all academic
certificates and transcripts, testimonials, past appointments copy of valid
National identity card, contact details( telephone, postal and email addresses)
of the three competent referees should be sent by courier or hand delivered to
the address below;
The Chief
Executive Officer
Uganda Tourism
Board
Plot 42, Rotary
Avenue, Lugogo Bypass,
06th Floor Lugogo
House.
P.O. BOX 7211
Kampala. Uganda
TEL. +256 414
342196/7
Fax +256 414 342
188
E-mail:
utb@utb.go.ug
NB: Please note that only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic
disqualification.
Deadline: Friday, 3rd
May 2019.
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