2 Financial Accountant Job Placements – National Social Security Fund (NSSF)

Organization: National Social Security Fund (NSSF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance Manager
About US:
The National Social Security
Fund (NSSF) is a Provident Fund mandated to provide social security to its
members as prescribed by law under CAP 222 (Laws of Uganda) through efficient
management of members’ contributions. The NSSF asset base is currently over
Ugx. 9.8  trillion, making the Fund one of the largest players in
Uganda’s economy.
Job Summary: The
Financial Accountant will be responsible for processing financial transactions
plus reconciling accounts ledgers in line with the Finance Procedures Manual.
Facilitating data driven
decision making
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensure all
transactions are accurately captured in JDE.
Timely processing
and payment of transactions.
reconcile and report any discrepancies on the general ledger accounts.
Reconcile and
generate listings tying to the general ledger for all accounts.
Perform daily,
month-end and year-end close processes.
Prepare end of
period adjustments.
Understanding all
financial and accounting regulations; keeping up to date with changes and
ensuring adherence.
Analyze business
operation costs, revenues, and trends to develop projections for future revenue
and expenses and make recommendations for improvements.
Provide analysis
of trends and forecasts and recommend actions for optimization.
productivity by developing automated reporting/forecasting tools.
Identify and
drive process improvements, including the creation of standard reports and
Monitoring of
account ledger entries to ensure they affect correct Budget lines.
Perform bank
agency roles.
Responds to
financial inquiries from both internal and external stakeholders. Be a key
point of contact for other departments on financial and accounting matters.
Supporting the
Finance Manager with projects and tasks when required.

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for
the NSSF Financial Accountant job should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business
courses like BCOM, BBA, BSTAT etc.
A professional
finance qualification e.g. ACCA, CPA.
Three years of work
experience in a busy Financial Institution.
Data analytical
Intuition and
decision making skills
Time management
The job holder
must be of high integrity and with customer service skills
Communication and interpersonal skills
Creative and
Computer literate
in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, spread sheet
Planning and
organising skills
Ability to
prioritize competing tasks/activities
Ability to work
with a team
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their applications enclosing detailed
curriculum vitae giving three references, copies of academic and professional
certificates, postal address and daytime telephone contact to:
recruitment@nssfug.org For the attention of; The Head of Human Resources &
Administration National Social Security Fund
Deadline: 6th December
2019 by 5:00pm
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