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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Principal Accountant Verification Job at Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Principal Accountant Verification

Jobs at:
Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)


Deadline of this Job:
18th April 2019
Duty Station:
Kampala , Uganda , East Africa , 00256 , UG

Summary
Date Posted: 8th April 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full_Time , Currency: UGX , Value: 1500000 , Minimum: 1050000 , Maximum: 4500000 , Period: MONTH
JOB DETAILS:
Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is a corporate body responsible for regulation of civil aviation in Uganda. It manages Entebbe International Airport (EIA) and thirteen (13) other upcountry aerodromes. CAA carries out its work in conformity with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs). The Authority now plans to recruit suitably qualified Ugandans of impeccable integrity and commitment to fi ll the following positions in its establishment as detailed below:
1. JOB REF: CAA/ADV/EXT/04/2019
POST: PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTANT VERIFICATION
REPORTS TO: MANAGER ACCOUNTING
DUTY STATION: Entebbe
VACANCIES: 1
AGE: 30 years to 40 years
SALARY LEVEL: 12
JOB PURPOSE
To ensure the effective verification and adequate implementation of controls over the various payment activities and to determine compliance with established policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS
• B.Com (Hons) or BBA (Hons) Accounting/Finance option obtained from a recognized University.
• A Masters’ Degree in Accounting / Finance/ Business Administration obtained from a recognized university.
• Full ACCA or CPA qualification
• 6 years relevant work experience with clear increasing level of responsibility in an Audit or Accounting function of a Government/ Parastatal or a reputable large business organization.
• Must have working knowledge in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point and computerized accounting
• Familiarity with SUN accounting software will be an added advantage.
• Should be between 30 to 40 years of Age

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
• Ensures adequate verification of all documents attached to payment invoices for instance legal documents, procurement documents, project completion reports, and reconciliation reports.
• Ensures review of contracts attached to invoices for compliance and conformity
• Ensures adequate verification of certificates of completion of works and projects for authenticity before payments are released
• Reviews monthly payroll preparation process for accuracy and completeness. Confirms that all entries and exits are captured and that proper payroll reconciliation is done.
• Reviews and verifies PAYE and NSSF computations for accuracy and completeness before they are approved for payment
• Carries out financial risk assessment for payment transactions and advises the accounts department accordingly
• Ensures adequate verification of staff claims for accuracy and compliance with CAA regulations
• Verifies cheques and other payment vouchers for accuracy before these are released for payment
• Ensures adequate verification of adjusting journal vouchers for accuracy before they are posted to the general ledger.
• Ensures adequate verification of staff accountability statements for accuracy and attachment of all necessary documents before these are posted to the general ledger.
• Participates in the attraction, retention, motivation and development of staff that are dedicated to outstanding performance in the department.
• Carries out any other lawful assignments allocated by the immediate Supervisor..

Job application procedure
Applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) and copies of academic certificates and transcripts with the job reference number clearly marked at the top left hand corner of the envelope should be sent to the address shown below. Please indicate your (day time) phone contact.
The Director Human Resource & Administration
Civil Aviation Authority Head Office, Entebbe.
P.O. Box 5536
KAMPALA
To be received not later than 5:00 pm on 18th April 2019

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