Principal Accountant Job Careers – Makerere University, Kampala (MUK)

Job Title:   Principal Accountant  
Organization:  Makerere
University, Kampala (MUK)
Duty Station:   Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to:
Manager
About US:
Makerere University,
Kampala is Uganda’s largest and oldest institution of higher
learning, first established as a technical school in 1922. It became
an independent national university in 1970. Today, Makerere University is
composed of nine colleges and one school offering programmes for about 36,000
undergraduates and 4,000 postgraduates.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·       
Responsible
for mobilization and verification of Colleges’ and Other Units’ budgets, for Consolidation
·       
Responsible
for production of detailed weekly, monthly/Quarterly and annual Financial
Reports.
·       
Supervise
the reconciliations of Systems Accounts and all accounts at the different bank.
·       
Maintenance
of the Accounting System and Provide regular feedback on its functionality.
·       
Processing
of Payment transactions
·       
Provide
support to College Bursars/Accountants in generating Periodic Reports as may be
requested.
·       
Supervising
the Financial Reporting Section Staff.
·       
Follow
up and monitor the Audit findings and implementation of Audit recommendations.
·       
Perform
any other official duties as may be assigned by the line Supervisor.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The ideal
candidate for the Principal Accountant job must hold an MBA (Finance/Accounting
option), MSc. Finance and Accounting with full professional accounting
Certificate from a recognizable institution
·       
Must be
a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Commerce, or
Professional qualification (CPA or ACCA).
·       
Must be
a holder of CPA or ACCA Professional qualification.
·       
A
minimum of six (6) years relevant working experience, three (3) of which must
have been at Senior Accountant level or equivalent in a reputable organization
·       
Reporting
and communication skills
·       
Proficient
in Accounting Applications (esp. Government Payment & Revenue Collection
Systems).
·       
Financial
management, strategic planning and investment skills
·       
Team
leadership skills including team building and individual professional
development
·       
Strategic
planning skills that reflect and support organizational needs
·       
Advanced
IT and Numeracy skills
·       
Good
communication and interpersonal skills with proven ability to build productive
relationship with senior management, employees and external stakeholders
·       
Age
Limit:
Below 50 years
How to Apply:
All candidates are
encouraged to send their applications using this link, Click
Here
and upload their full details of your biodata, education,
qualifications, work experience, and all the other required information,
including your Curriculum Vitae, Certificates, Transcripts, and at least three
reference letters addressed to;
The Director
Human Resources
P.O. Box 7062
Kampala.
Deadline: 18th May 2020 by 17.00 Hours EAT.
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