Project Accountant Jobs – Uganda Investment Authority (UIA)

 

 Job Title:    Project
Accountant

Organization: Uganda Investment Authority (UIA)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Project Manager

 

About US:

Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) is a statutory agency that
is mandated to promote, attract, facilitate, register, monitor, and evaluate
all forms of investments and business activities in Uganda as per the
Investment Code Act, 2019. It is on the basis of this mandate that UIA
initiates and supports measures that enhance investments in Uganda and advises
the Government of appropriate policies conducive for investment promotion and
growth in the country.

 

Job Summary:  The Project Accountant shall be responsible
for the project expenditures and project financial reporting as per the
Project’s Finance and Accounting Procedures manual and the approved budgets.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Assist the Project Manager in preparing and
updating all project budgets;

·       
Undertake the role of BoU Project Account agent;

·       
Processing of all project operational
expenditure payments;

·       
Managing of all project petty cash transactions;

·       
Handling of URA transactions and all other
statutory tax deductions on all project payments;

·       
Properly filing project payment vouchers and
safe custody of all project payment records;

·       
Carryout monthly reconciliation of all project
CAPEX and OPEX expenditures;

·       
Preparation of periodic project financial
statements.

·       
Preparation of periodic budget performance
reports.

·       
Assist the Project Manager in securing accountabilities
of all project expenditures;

·       
Any other duties that may be assigned.

 

Key Outputs

·       
Project deliverables such as Project’s CAPEX and
OPEX Budgets;

·       
Processing of all project capital and
operational expenditure payments;

·       
Reconciled expenditure records;

·       
Project expenditure accountabilities;

·       
Project financial statements;

·       
Project periodic performance and monitoring
reports.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The Project Accountant shall possess a minimum
of the following;

·       
An honors Bachelors in Accounting or Finance.

·       
Professional qualification of CPA or ACCA is a
MUST.

·       
Membership to a professional association is a
MUST.

·       
A minimum of 3+ years’ work experience in
financial management or accounting on similar projects.

·       
Ability to work with minimal supervision with
strong organizational skills;

·       
Report writing and oral communication skills;

·       
Must be results-oriented, a team player,
exhibiting high levels integrity;

·       
Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and
professional skills;

·       
Attention to detail skills;

·       
Competencies with MS Office and other
professional software are a MUST.

 

How to Apply:

All qualified and interested candidates should send their
Cover letters with updated CVs and certified academic certificates and
transcripts to the address below;

 

Ag. Director General,

Uganda Investment Authority

P.O. Box, 7418 Kampala

Plot 22B Lumumba Avenue

2nd Floor TWED Plaza, Nakasero

Kampala Uganda.

 

Deadline: Monday 7th
September 2020 by 5:00 pm

 

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