Senior Warden Accounts (Systems Accountant) Job Placement – Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)

 

Job Title:    Senior Warden Accounts (Systems
Accountant)

Organisation: Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Manager
Finance – Budgeting and Reporting (Current Management Accountant)

 

About US:

Uganda Wildlife
Authority (UWA) is a semi-autonomous agency under the Ministry of Tourism,
Wildlife and Antiquities. UWA was established in 1996 and is managed in
accordance with the Wildlife Act Cap 200. The Mission of UWA is: “To conserve,
economically develop and sustainably manage the wildlife and protected areas of
Uganda in partnership with neighboring communities and other stakeholders for
the benefit of the people of Uganda and the global community.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Reporting to the Manager Finance – Budgeting
and Reporting (Current Management Accountant), the System Accountant will
support the development and implementation of the IFMS systems in UWA and will
undertake the following duties and responsibilities:

·       
Give
support to all system users on a daily basis

·       
Work closely
with system developers for system modifications where necessary, Act as the
contact person where external support is needed for the proper functioning of
the IFMS.

·       
Ensure
daily system backup is done, off-site backups are running smoothly and daily.
Perform periodic testing of off-site backup and give report to supervisor on a
quarterly basis

·       
Work
closely with ICT system Administrator to manage the database to avoid database
over growth and system crush.

·       
Modify
reference/static data like chart of accounts, dimensions etc. including report

·       
customisations

·       
Train
all new users of the system and assign them appropriate permissions as guided
by the users

·       
Periodically
close the system to disallow backward and forward posting of transactions

·       
Provide
general security of the system by enforcing use of individual password.

·       
Team
leader during system upgrade, by guiding the developers on the accounting
cycle, expected reports, key management reports etc.

·       
Support
system review and testing of internal controls

·       
Participate
in monitoring and development of performance indicators and incorporating these
in the IFMS

·       
Participate
in Site support activities in the PAs including system readiness, setup and
business reengineering

·       
Design
and customize report formats to aid the users generate reports automatically from
the IFMS

·       
Perform
any other official duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The ideal
candidate for the Uganda Wildlife Authority Senior Warden Accounts (Systems Accountant)
job placement must hold an Honours Bachelor’s Degree specializing in
Accounting, Finance or Information Technology (IT) from a recognized
University.

·       
Must
possess Professional accounting (ACCA or CPA).

·       
Must
possess certification in Microsoft systems technologies.

·       
Experience
of a minimum of four (4) years, 3 years of which must be in implementation of
Microsoft Dynamics ERPs.

·       
Age
Limit:
Below 55 years

 

Competences:

·       
Analytical
skills

·       
Planning,
organising and coordinating

·       
Customer
care

·       
Communication

·       
Ethics
and integrity

·       
Concern
for quality and standards

·       
Accountability

·       
Leadership
and teamwork

·       
Time
management

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified
and interested candidates should send their application form, Download
Here
, with a detailed Curriculum Vitae bearing contacts of three (3)
competent referees, a daytime telephone contact, copies of academic documents
and relevant appointment letters to any of the addresses below: Either: Email:
hr-recruit@wildlife.go.ug or: Hand delivered to:

 

The Executive
Director

Uganda Wildlife
Authority

Plot 7 Kira Road
Kamwokya

P.O. Box 3530,
Kampala Uganda

 

NOTE:

·       
Applicants
are required to scan and attach CERTIFIED copies of the required academic
documents only i.e. (Degree Certificates and Transcripts plus O and A level).

·       
Academic
documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background checks
conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority.

·       
Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note that any form of lobbying
will lead to automatic disqualification.

·       
All
appointments shall be subject to a probationary period of not less than six
months and subsequent confirmation in service will be based on satisfactory
performance of the individual.

 

Deadline: 8th January 2021 at 5.00 pm.

 

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