Accountant AVCP Project Jobs – Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries

Job Title:      Accountant
Organization: Ministry
of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries
Project:    Agriculture Value Chain Development Program
(AVCP) Project 1
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Financial Management Officer
About US:
The Mission of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry
and Fisheries is to “Transform Subsistence Farming to Commercial Agriculture”.
The Government of Uganda has received credit from the African Development Bank
towards financing the Agriculture Value Chain Development Project (AVCP 1). The
main goal of the project is to contribute to poverty reduction and economic
growth in Uganda through enhanced productivity and commercialization of
agriculture.
Job Summary: The Accountant will be responsible for
providing effective support for maintaining an efficient and accurate
accounting function.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·       
Participate in the preparation of Annual Work
Plans and budgets (AWPBs).
·       
Participate in the preparation of monthly,
quarterly and annual financial reports.
·       
Prepare monthly reconciliations of the Bank and
Cashbook.
·       
Prepare monthly accountability schedules of individual
advances.
·       
Make appropriate accounting entries for PMU
payments in the accounting system.
·       
Receive and review accountabilities for funds
advanced to officers to carry out Project activities.
·       
Carry out proper filling of all accounting
documents.
·       
Maintain an accurate fixed asset register.
·       
Prepare payment vouchers according to the
approved AWPBs.
·       
Follow up daily payments between PCU and MAAIF.
·       
Help in the reconciliation of the Special
Account.
·       
Ensure all payments and related transactions are
kept up to date on computerized accounting system.
·       
Perform any other duties assigned by the
supervisors.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant must hold an Honors Bachelor
degree in Finance and Accounting Or any other Bachelor Degree (Hons) with a bias
in accounting option obtained from a recognized Institution
·       
A professional accounting qualification like
ACCA, CPA, will be an added advantage.
·       
A minimum of five years of relevant working
experience, 2 years of which should be in donor funded projects
How to Apply:
All candidates should fill the Public Service Form 3, Download
Here
, to be submitted to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of
Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, P.O. Box 102, Entebbe, Uganda
Deadline: 31st
December 2019.
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