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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Accountant (Revenue & Expenditure) Job at National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank ( NAGRC&DB ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Accountant (Revenue & Expenditure)

Jobs at:
National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank ( NAGRC&DB )

Deadline of this Job:
2nd November 2017

Duty Station:
Entebbe, Uganda

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Job details:
Reports to: Finance and Administration Manager

The National Animal Genetics Resources Centre and Data Bank, (NAGRC&DB) is a body corporate under the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries whose mandate is to take a leading role in establishing a comprehensive National Animal Breeding Programme in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Accountant (Revenue & Expenditure) will carry out general accounting duties involving tracking accountability, vouching for completeness, updating and maintaining books of accounts and, producing routine financial statements and reports
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The jobholder examines correctness of payment requests, completeness of documentation and certifies requisition or transactions for further processing
  • Verifies receipts, matches and undertakes on line reconciliation of invoices and local purchase orders for goods and services procured prior to effecting payments
  • Compiles accountability returns, verifies and retires advance ledgers
  • Maintains primary financial records and up-to-date books of account
  • The jobholder prepares periodic reconciliations of financial statements and carries out monthly cash book reconciliations to bank statements
  • Verifies payroll change requests and reports to ensure correctness of computations, payments and deductions; certifies and follows-up approval and payment to beneficiaries
  • Perform any other activities as assigned by the Supervisor
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should preferably hold an Honors Bachelors degree in Commerce, or Business Administration specializing in Accounting or a Bachelors degree with bias in accounting as an option obtained from a recognised awarding institution.
  • Possess full professional qualification in Accounting such as CPA, ACCA, ACIS and CPE and must be accredited by ICPAU.
  •  At least three years of related work experience at Officer level in Government or equivalent level of experience performing Accounts work in a reputable organization
  • Computer literacy skills
  •  Extensive knowledge of Accounting packages such NAVISION, IFMS or any accounting package used by government is desirable.
  • Age Limit: 30-55 years
Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated CV, applications and testimonials (including 3 work references) addressed to:
The Executive Director
Attn: Human Resource/Administration,
National Animal Genetic Resources Centre & Data Bank,
P.O. Box 183 Nsamizi Road, Entebbe. Uganda