Senior Accountant

at Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted June 21, 2022
Category Accounting
Job Type Contract
Currency UGX


Develop unit Workplans and Budget for Government of Uganda and Projects.
• Implement proper accountability systems for the accountable advances made to staff.
Timely processing of payments of all UBOS planned activities, statutory deductions and filing of returns to relevant authorities.
• Collection of Non Tax Revenue from appropriate sources
• Prepare draft periodic financial reports for management and others as may be required financial policies, regulations and guidelines.
• timely bank reconciliation and review of all UBOS Accounts
• Mentor and Supervise all the Accountants
• Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

• A Bachelor’s Degree Honors in Commerce, Bachelor’s
Business Administration, Statistics, Economics OR any other equivalent discipline.
• Must have completed a Professional Accounting course such as CPA, ACCA.
• Must be registered with ICPAU . Postgraduate in Business Administration, or any other equivalent discipline will be an added advantage.
• Experience:
• Minimum of 3 years gained working experience in relevant large entity or reputable private sector organisation.
• Working knowledge of Integrated Financial Management Systems (IFMIS), Program Budgeting System (PBS) and other Financial Systems.
Proficient with Microsoft products (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Vision)

Competencies and knowledge:
• Good analytical skills Strong attention to detail Problem solving and report writing skills Excellent negotiation, Communication, interpersonal and presentation skills Innovative with a proven high level of integrity;
• Ability to work independently and in a team; Self-motivation and ability to work under tight deadlines in a competitive environment
• Strong leadership and Management Skills,
• Excellent Interpersonal, people management, presentation and team playing skills.
• Communication skills
• Problem solving skills and ability to think algorithmically
• Exemplary and honest character, integrity, energy, dynamism

Applying Instructions

If you believe you meet the required profile, please see the job details on the UBOS Website and submit your application through the online application system available on the UBOS Website Below

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