Senior Accountant

at Wakiso District Service Commission
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted October 7, 2019
Category Accounting & Finance
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Job Title : Senior Accountant
Report to : Principal Accountant
Responsible for : Accountant
Job Purpose
To provide financial and accounting services in the District in accordance with financial regulations.
Key outputs
i. Periodic financial statements and reports for the District prepared;
ii. Bank statements prepared and reconciled to cash books;
iii. Daily financial adjustments from vouchers and ledgers carried out;
iv. Audit queries and inquiries answered;
v. Staff in accounts section supervised and their performance evaluated;
vi. Staff payments timely prepared and effected;

Skills

Financial Management;
Information Technology;
Accountability;
Ethics and Integrity;
Communication; and
Time management.

Experience Requirements

At least 3 years of working experience as an Accountant in public or a reputable organisation.

Education Requirements

An Honors Bachelors Degree in either Commerce (Accounting option) or Business Administration.

(Accounting option) or Business Studies (Accounting option) or Finance and Accounting and plus a Post graduate Diploma in Financial Management or Business Administration from a recognized Institution;
OR
Full professional qualification in Accountancy such as ACCA, CPA, ACIS and CPE obtained from a recognized awarding Institution/body accredited by ICPAU; Plus a minimum of a Post graduate Diploma in Financial Management or Business Administration from a recognized Institution;
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