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Principal Accountant / Treasurer

Closing: Jan 19, 2023

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Published: Dec 21, 2022 (2 months ago)

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To provide technical leadership and guidance in budget formulation,
execution and accountability to ensure sound management of financialresources in the City.

(a) Academic qualifications

i. An Honours Bachelor degree in Finance and Accounting

OR

Bachelor’s

Degree with a bias in accounting plus professional qualification inAccountancy obtained from a recognised awarding body, and a PostGraduate Diploma in a Business-related discipline.

Or


Full professional qualification in Accountancy obtained from a

recognized awarding Institution accredited by the Institute of CertifiedPublic Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) plus a Master’s degree in arelated field (non 1st degree holders).

(b)Work Experience

At least six (6) years of working experience, three (3) years of which

should have been served as a Senior Accountant in Government or, anequivalent level of Accounting work experience from a reputableorganization


Responsibilities

v

To provide technical leadership and guidance in budget formulation,
execution and accountability to ensure sound management of financialresources in the City.

(a) Academic qualifications

i. An Honours Bachelor degree in Finance and Accounting

OR

Bachelor’s

Degree with a bias in accounting plus professional qualification inAccountancy obtained from a recognised awarding body, and a PostGraduate Diploma in a Business-related discipline.

Or


Full professional qualification in Accountancy obtained from a

recognized awarding Institution accredited by the Institute of CertifiedPublic Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) plus a Master’s degree in arelated field (non 1st degree holders).

(b)Work Experience

At least six (6) years of working experience, three (3) years of which

should have been served as a Senior Accountant in Government or, anequivalent level of Accounting work experience from a reputableorganization


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i. Coordinating preparation and consolidation of Work plans,budget process, consolidation and facilitate budget execution;

ii. Supervising of timely preparation of routine and periodic

financial statements and reports, review and approvecorrectness of the statements;

iii. Verifying and approving and approve micro procurement

requisitions and advice Accounting Officer on transactions ofhigher thresholds;

iv. Reviewing of responses and advice on oversight issues,including audit queries relating to financial management andaccountability;

v. Supervising accounts operations, monitor and evaluate staffperformance;

vi. Supervising the up-to-dating of books of accounts, financial

records and, assets register;

vii. Providing technical advice and guidance on financialmanagement matters in the City;

viii. Developing sound internal financial management controls

system and mechanism for monitoring to ensure compliancewith regulations; and efficient and effective management offinancial resources;


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