Senior Accountant Job Vacancies – African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI)

Job Title:  Senior Accountant
African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Chief
Financial Officer
About US:
The African Trade
Insurance Agency (“ATI”) is a pan-African multilateral financial institution
established in 2001 by African States. ATI was originally launched with the
technical and financial support from the World Bank Group and has had more
recent support from the African Development Bank.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Develop,
maintain and implement proper operational contr
ols for financial efficiency
·       Ensure complete
operational compliance with manuals and policies, Board and Management
instructions and any
applicable agreements
·       Ensure that
proper books of accounts are kept and are free of mistakes
·       Ensure that deadlines are observed
·       Manage monthly
closure of accounts and ensure compliance with ATI’s Financial Statement Close
Process (FSCP)
·       Prepare, on a
monthly basis and in timely manner, the financial reports, trend analysis, cash
projections, performance
analysis, variance analysis (against the budget)
·       Assist in the
preparation of quarterly reports to the Board of Directors
·       Prepare the
annual Financial Statements in accordance to IFRS in timely manner
·       Keep abreast of
new amended and revised IFR
analyzing their impacts and making sure they are timely and properly
·       Coordinate with
internal and external auditors
·       Ensure that all
standing instructions requiring any input control or action by the accounting
unit are met
and observed
precisely and correctly at all times
·       Supervise the
work performed by the Accountants and ensuring all items are timely and
booked, reviewing all
journal entries before actual postings, reviewing all bank and balance sheet
balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis and ensuring that all
reconciling items are resolved in timely manner
·       Maintain and
improve ATI’s accounting systems in liaison with the consultants and/or the
·       Manage the
annual budgeting process
·       Participate in
the approval process of both capital and operational expenditure and ensuring
·       Keep the CFO
fully informed at all times of any adverse or unusual circumstances which may
the ATI’s financial
·       Oversee the administration of the payroll
·       Oversee the
maintenance of the fixed asset register and ensuring its accurateness and
·       Maintain and
improve manuals, policies and procedures
·       Perform such
other duties as may be assigned to you from time to

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal
applicant must hold a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA)
·       A Bachelor’s
degree in Finance or Accounting
·       Professional
accounting qualifications e.g. CPA or ACCA
·       At least seven (7) years’ work experience
including in accounting, internal controls and audit
·       Experience in
the insurance industry
·       Experience in
team management and supervision
·       In-depth
knowledge of IFRS and accounting practic
es and procedures
·       Good knowledge
of the Insurance/Banking Industry
·       High degree of
honesty and integrity
·       Rigorous and
·       Excellent time
management and organization skills
·       Ability to work
under pressure and meet deadlines
·       Ability to
team and to resolve
complex accounting matters
·       Good
communication and interpersonal skills
·       Ability to work
cohesively to achieve results through teamwork
·       Strong
analytical skills
·       Excellent computer
skills (accounting systems, Excel and the other standard office computer
·       Good report
writing and presentation skills
How to Apply:
Please submit the following to
  • An Application Letter (cover letter)
  • CV including details of your current
    remuneration package along with details of three referees
  • Personal History Form, Click Here
  • Candidates are expected to be completely
    fluent in English therefore all applications must be submitted in English
NB: Please
note that once your application is submitted, ATI will only contact
short-listed candidates. ATI does not accept unsolicited job applications.
Deadline:  11th
July 2020 at 5:30 pm
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