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Published: Oct 28, 2022 (2 months ago)

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Minimum Academic Qualifications:

The candidate must be a certified public accountant, duly registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU).



Working experience;

• A minimum of 4 years relevant working experience

• Relevant working experience on a donor funder project is of added advantage ; Competencies: • Knowledge of work planning, budgeting and reporting;

• Excellent quantitative and analytical skills;

• Computer-literate including accounting packages and well-versed in the use of Excel, Word and basic data base set-ups;

• Knowledge of IFMS and mapping of the system desirable.



Responsibilities


Minimum Academic Qualifications:

The candidate must be a certified public accountant, duly registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU).



Working experience;

• A minimum of 4 years relevant working experience

• Relevant working experience on a donor funder project is of added advantage ; Competencies: • Knowledge of work planning, budgeting and reporting;

• Excellent quantitative and analytical skills;

• Computer-literate including accounting packages and well-versed in the use of Excel, Word and basic data base set-ups;

• Knowledge of IFMS and mapping of the system desirable.



1) Follow-up the districts and other implementing agencies for expenditure justifications 2) Review eligibility of expenditure in accordance with the financing agreement

3) Report on the operation of internal control including budget controls and report any deviations

4) Prepare project reports to enable the withdrawal of funds from financers and manage the overall treasury/ cash flow planning aspects of the project.

5) Assess compliance with Uganda laws and regulations governing the operation of the implementing institutions including accountancy standards and the requirements for audits and financial reporting.

6) Review external auditor’s reports (Audit Opinions and Management Letters), including any qualifications and whether any concerns raised by auditors have been adequately addressed.

7) Review reports of IFAD/GoU supervision or review missions and follow-up on the implementation of agreed to actions.

8) Examine the financial management information provided to Project Manager, MAAIF and IFAD, in terms of its adequacy and timeliness.

9) Evaluate programme/project accounting procedures including the adequacy of financial reports in terms of accountability to multiple funding sources.

10) Evaluate systems for asset management, provision for asset maintenance and replacement.

11) Review documented accounting procedures and accounting manuals in terms of their adequacy, and correspondence between actual and documented procedures.

12) Evaluate annual work plan and budgeting procedures, and budgetary control systems applied to monitor actual expenditures versus budget including commitment controls to avoid commitments beyond available resources.

13) Review other aspects of the accounting and financial control systems including: cash management and banking; procurement of goods and services; advances and acquittals; authorisation of expenditure and budget/actual comparisons.


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