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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Assistant Accountant Job at Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Assistant Accountant [ Type: FULL_TIME , Industry: Accounting , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:
Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) also found at http://www.utb.go.ug


Deadline of this Job:
Friday 03rd May 2019.
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa , 00256 , UG


Summary
Date Posted: 15th April 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Currency: UGX , Value: 1000000 , Minimum: 700000 , Maximum: 3000000 , Period: MONTH
JOB DETAILS:
Uganda Tourism Board (UTB), a statutory organization established by Uganda Tourism Board Statute of 1994 and reconstituted in the Tourism Act 2008
Statutory objectives of UTB:
• To promote and contribute to the Development of Tourism sector both within and outside of Uganda.
• To coordinate with the Ministry responsible for Tourism and the private sector in the implementation of the National Tourism policy.
• Carry out any other activities as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the two objectives specified above.
UTB an equal opportunity employer seeks to recruit suitably qualified and competent Ugandan professionals to fill the following position:
JOB TITLE: Assistant Accountant
DEPARTMENT: Finance and Planning
DUTY STATION: UTB Headquarters
REPORTS TO: Accountant
SALARY SCALE: UTB 6
SUPERVISES: None
AGE: Not above 30 Years
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB
To support the finance and planning department in payment processing, asset & stores management, revenue management and filling of tax returns..

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Reviewing the day to day financial transactions and ensuring that they have the required supporting documents before they are approved for payment.
• Prepare a weekly Cash fl ow projections report showing the entity’s available funds to be allocated for the UTB’s activities.
• Capturing of approved payments in the Integrated Financial Management system (IFMS) and advising on the status of payments made to staff and suppliers.
• Receipting all Non Tax revenue collected in IFMS on weekly basis and a report submitted to head of finance.
• Receive goods into the stores and ensure that all stock issues are fully supported with all necessary documents filed accordingly.
• Computation and timely payment of the mandatory Statutory Taxes (PAYE, WHT) and submission of monthly staff NSSF returns.
• Maintain a clean fixed assets register for all the entities assets and ensure that additions and disposals are recognized in accordance with the Finance Manual of the organization.
• Petty cash management while ensuring that replenishments are done on time.
• Perform any other official duties assigned from time to time.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Possession of a Degree in Business Administration, Business Studies, Commerce, and Finance majoring in accounting. Professional qualifications will be an added advantage.
• Knowledge in the use of computerised accounting packages such as IFMS and other IT skills are extremely desirable.
• Should have gained over two (2) years’ experience in financial management and accounting from a reputable Organization.

COMPETENCES:
• Good knowledge of the principles and practices of running a government body or an agency like UTB, and the rules and procedures that govern Uganda Tourism Board.
• Should possess an excellent understanding of accounting principles and computer skills in accounting software.
• Should be a good team player with strong analytical skills so as to support the Finance directorate towards accomplishing the necessary financial objectives.
The details of this job advert can also be accessed on the UTB website: www.utb.go.ug

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified
Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Job application procedure
Interested and eligible Ugandans who meet the above requirements are invited apply. Application with detailed CV (with email, telephone contact and postal address),plus copies of all academic certificates and transcripts, testimonials, past appointments copy of valid National identity card, contact details( telephone, postal and email addresses) of the three competent referees should be sent by courier or hand delivered to the address below latest 5:00pm Friday 03rd May 2019.
The Chief Executive Officer
Uganda Tourism Board
Plot 42, Rotary Avenue, Lugogo Bypass,
06th Floor Lugogo House.
P.O. BOX 7211 KAMPALA
TEL. +256 414 342196/7
Fax +256 414 342 188
E-mail: utb@utb.go.ug
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

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