Accountant Career Jobs – National Council of Sports (NCS)

Job Title:    Accountant

Organisation: National Council of Sports (NCS)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior Accountant


About US:

National Council of Sports is a government statutory body that was established by the 1964 Act of Parliament to among other things develop, promote and control all sports in the country.


Job Summary:  The Accountant will provide financial and accounting services to NCS in line with the approved budget and financial regulations.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Custody for accounting records and documents provided;
  • Deferred tax payments and returns processed and records kept;
  • Financial transactions, cashbooks and subsidiary ledgers processed
  • Financial transactions and expenditure for the Council certified;
  • Payments verified and approved prior to authorization;
  • Technical support and guidance to Council and Management on financial matters provided;
  • Annual and monthly financial statements of accounts prepared;
  • Bank reconciliation statements prepared and discrepancies ironed out;
  • Audit queries and inquiries answered;
  • Lower staff in the Accounts Section supervised and their performance evaluated
  • Transactions entered into the commitment control register;
  • Custody of cash and imprest provided and payments effected;
  • Monthly reconciliation reports prepared.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant should either hold a Bachelor’s Degree in either Commerce (Accounting option) or Business Administration (Accounting option) or Business Studies (Accounting option) or Finance and Accounting from a recognized Institution; Or: Full professional qualification in Accountancy such as ACCA, CPA, ACIS and CPE obtained from a recognized awarding Institution/body accredited by ICPAU from a recognized Institution.
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in accounting, served at the level of Senior Accounts Assistant/ Accounts Assistant in Government, or equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.
  • Book Keeping; Ledger Management; Information Communication Technology; Accountability; Ethics and Integrity; Time management
  • Proven knowledge of government accounting systems.


How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications with envelopes clearly marked “Application for the post of Accountant” Please note that only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.


All interested and eligible persons who meet the above requirements are invited to submit their applications.


Applications together with copies of academic certificates, transcripts, a detailed CV including names of three work related referees indicating their contacts with email and phone numbers should be hand delivered to the address below;


The General Secretary,

National Council of Sports (NCS),

Lugogo Sports Complex,

P.O. Box 20077 Kampala. Uganda


Deadline: 18th June 2021 by 5:00pm


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