Senior Accountant Jobs – Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examinations Board (UNMEB)

 

Job Title:      Senior
Accountant

Organization: Uganda
Nurses and Midwives Examinations Board (UNMEB)

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Principal
Accountant

REF. NO; UNMEB/HRM/SA/003/20

 

About US:

Uganda Nurses and
Midwives Examinations Board (UNMEB) is a Government Agency under the Ministry
of Education and Sports (MoES), established by the Business, Technical,
Vocational Education and Training (BTVET) Act No. 12 of 2008 and
operationalized by Statutory Instrument No. 4, 2009. UNMEB Mandate is to
streamline, regulate and coordinate examinations and award at Certificate and
Diploma level for the nursing and midwifery profession in Uganda.  UNMEB Mission is to manage and administer
quality examinations using skilled Examiners and Award Certificates to
successful candidates in the Nursing and Midwifery Profession in Uganda.

 

Job Summary:  The Senior Accountant will advise the
Principal Accountant on financial matters, analyze financial information & Recommend
procedures, internal controls and guidelines for effective utilization of
financial resources.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Prepare periodic financial and accounting reports that comply with
    the statutory financial reporting requirements;
  • Coordinate the preparation of Annual budgets in liaison with the
    Principal Administrative Officer and submit them to relevant authorities
    for approval;
  • Monitor the departmental budget performance and prepare management
    reports;
  • Monitor cash flow, compile outstanding bills and ensure timely
    payments;
  • Ensure proper accountability of all monies appropriated to the Board
    in accordance with the Government of Uganda accounting procedures;
  • Review all the steps for end of year closing accounting processes
    and procedures;
  • Review the monthly bank reconciliations statements;
  • Prepare the final accounts in accordance with the reporting
    procedures;
  • Manage all financial audits and respond to audit queries raised
    there from;
  • Mentor, coach, appraise and supervise all subordinate staff that
    report directly to him/her;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor. 

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • Honors Degree in Finance/Actuarial Science/Accounting, Business
    Administration, Bachelor of Commerce or any related field with a
    professional Qualification in Accounting or Auditing, such as CPA or ACCA;
  • Must be a member of the Institute of Certified Professional
    Accountant of Uganda (ICPAU) or a member of the Institute of Internal
    Auditors (IIA);
  • A minimum of five years of practical Auditing/Accounting experience
    in a busy and reputable Organization.
  • Critical thinking and high analytical skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • High level of integrity

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should submit their hand written or online
applications in triplicate to the Executive Secretary, Uganda Nurses and
Midwives Examinations Board, Plot 157, Ssebowa Road, Kiwatule, P.O. Box 3513
Kampala, Uganda

 

NB;

  • Please attach on their application detailed Curriculum Vitae with an
    address and day time telephone contacts, written recommendation letters
    from referees, Copies of three (3) sets of relevant Certified Academic
    documents, three (3) Passport size photographs a copy of the National
    Identity Card.
  • Indicate title of post on the Applications as well as the Reference
    Number against the vacancy.
  • For electronic submission, please quote the respective reference
    number on the subject of the e-mail and send to; info@unmeb.go.ug and
    unmebservices@gmail.com
  • Only successful candidates will be contacted.

 

Deadline; 16th October 2020 by 5;00pm

 

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