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Management Accountant

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent

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Job Summary

Plan, develop and monitor the implementation of the corporate budget so as to enable cost effective implementation of PAU strategies and support business continuity. The Management Accountant will report to the Finance Manager in the execution of his/her duties.

All applicants are required to scan and attach certified copies of the required academic documents only e.g. Transcript, O’ Level, A’ level, Degree certificates. Each attachment should not exceed a limit of 1MB and ONLY Portable Document Format (pdf) are allowed.


  1. Prepare a breakdown of the approved budget and capture details into the financial management system of the Authority and the Programme Based Budgeting (PBB) system of Ministry of Finance.
  2. Compare actual expenditure against what was budgeted for to obtain the variances, trends in budget utilization and write a report for review by the Finance Manager.
  3. Carry out regular expenditure analysis for cost control, highlight areas of wastage in resource utilization and submit reports to the Finance Manager.
  4. Prepare sensitization materials on cost control for presentation to management and budget liaison officers of directorates.
  5. Receive, register and analyze imprest accountabilities to establish compliance to imprest management guidelines.
  6. Follow up submissions, delays and queries arising out of accountabilities with the responsibility centres.
  7. Produce schedule of un accounted imprest funds and submit to Finance Manager for action.
  8. Generate fuel consumption reports from the Fleet Management system, analyze and compare it with the physical accountabilities received to establish accuracy in reporting.
  9. Prepare schedule of imprest balances for final accounts.
  10. Receive, register and review accountabilities for complete documentation, relevance and accuracy.
  11. Raise Queries to individuals in respect to inadequate accountabilities.
  12. Post and update the staff ledger balances with the accountabilities submitted.
  13. Generate reminders and follow up on outstanding advances due for accountability.
  14. Obtain and analyze bank statements.
  15. Ascertain correct account codes, cost centers and post to appropriate expenditure cash book/ account.
  16. Prepare and submit monthly Bank Reconciliation reports to the Finance Manager for review.
  17. Gather Information on staff levels /grades/numbers and compute insurance entitlements for staff (workman’s compensation).
  18. Obtain relevant information on PAU assets and their value, location to enable in the computation of insurable values and amounts to be apportioned.
  19. Prepare schedules for monthly apportionments and post them into the PAU Accounting systems.
  20. Update and maintain a record file of insurance policies and payment vouchers.
  21. Monitor the insurance contract period and track the expiry periods to ensure that the timelines agreed upon are abided by.
  22. Reconcile the expenditure accruals and prepayments accounts.
  23. Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Budgeting, financial planning; Account management; Financial reporting; Accounting IT-systems (use of); Cost center monitoring
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

Petroleum Authority of Uganda

Raw materials, oil, chemicalsCompany size: 500-1000 people

Welcome to the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU). The mandate of the PAU is to monitor and regulate the exploration, development and production, together with the refining, gas conversion, transportation and storage of petroleum in Uganda.