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Job Code: 00292018
Posted On:
Closing On:
Monday, 3rd December 2018
Thursday, 20th December 2018
Category: Administrative
Department: Finance & Administration
Location: Mbale
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Pay Rate: CUM 6
Duration:
Travel:

Job Description:

UGANDA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY

JOB ADVERTISEMENT

Job Title: Accountant

Salary: CUM 6

Location: Mbale

Department: Finance and Administration

Reports to: Bursar

Duties:

  1. Ensures that all financial policies and procedures of the department are followed & adhered to.

  2. Responsible for supervising computer operations and offers technical support.

  3. Manages the preparation of annual budgets

  4. Ensures that all statutory requirements such as NSSF, PAYE and Staff Savings are complied with.

  5. Reviews unit budgets and assisting the bursar in the preparation of the Annual master budget.

  6. Prepares budget variance analysis reports comparing actual expenditures with the budgets.

  7. Assists the Bursar in the preparation of final accounts ready for external audit.

  8. Overseer of the external audit functions and liaises with external auditors.

  9. Ensures that the procurement and stores function are properly handled making sure selected suppliers provide value for money.

  10. Responsible for carrying out verification of All Ledger Entries in SAP System.

  11. Reconciles all control and payroll accounts to the general ledger.

  12. Ensures proper and timely Accounts staff appraisal and follow up on any issues arising.

  13. Follows up debtors for rent, fees and subscriptions from teaching centers and licensing fleet of vehicles

  14. Assists in the establishment of the fixed assets register.

  15. Identifies staff training needs for the department and recommending them to the Staff Development Committee for action.

  16. Maintains the UCU Mbale staff gratuity database and processing staff bank loans.

  17. Ensures that all pay cheques are remitted to the relevant banks and on time

Preferred Skills:

Qualification and Experience:

  1. Must have a Master’s of Science in Accounting and Finance /Business Administration /Masters of Commerce with a bias in Finance & Accounting from a recognized institution of higher learning.

  2. Must have a Bachelors of Science in Accounting and Finance /Business Administration /Bachelors of Commerce with a bias in Finance & Accounting from a recognized institution of higher learning.

  3. Must be pursuing a professional qualification such as ACCA or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and at least at level 2.

  4. Must have two (2) years working experience performing similar tasks in a busy organization.

OR

  1. Must have a Bachelors of Science in Accounting and Finance /Business Administration /Bachelors of Commerce with a bias in Finance & Accounting from a recognized institution of higher learning.

  2. A professional qualification such as ACCA or Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

  3. Postgraduate qualification in business or finance discipline will be an added advantage

  4. Must have two (2) years working experience performing similar tasks in a busy organization.

  5. Must have knowledge of Government/other Regulatory Laws, Policies and Procedures both Local and International regarding institutional financial management;

  6. Must have Knowledge of computerized Accounting packages like SAP.

  7. Must possess high level of confidentiality.

  8. Ability to work under minimum supervision

  9. Female qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

  10. Must be a mature and practicing Christian preferably of the Anglican Faith

Application method:

  1. Send two (2) copies of an application letter together with an updated Curriculum Vitae and three references (Academic, Pastoral & Leadership)

  2. Two (2) copies of certified academic and professional certificates and transcripts

  3. Please Note: Applications sent online should have all the attachments as ONE PDF document otherwise they will not be considered.

To:

Or:

The Director, Human Resource & Administration

The Human Resource Officer

Uganda Christian University

Uganda Christian University

Pilkington Building

Mbale University College

Po Box 4, Mukono

Po Box 189, Mbale

Email: jobs@ucu.ac.ug

St. Andrew’s Cathedral Mbale

Emial:damony@mbale.ucu.ac.ug

Deadline: 5:00pm Thursday, 20th December 2018

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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