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Friday 8 November 2013

Senior Accounts Officer Opportunity in Uganda at National Water and Sewerage Corporation

Job Title: Senior Accounts Officer
Organisation: National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda

Job Summary: The Senior Accounts Officer is responsible for the effective and efficient financial management of the Area and for maintenance of the necessary systems to safeguard the assets, financial performance and financial position of the Area.

Major Roles
Conduct control of income and expenditure ensuring that all payments due to the Corporation are duly made.
Ensuring responsible stewardship and safe custody of cash and other assets of the Corporation.
Ensure periodic management and cost statements are prepared and presented to the area manager and headquarters finance department.
Ensure that all financial records in the Area are up to date and reflect the financial performance and position of the Area.

Prepare and compile the capital and operations annual budget for the area.
Timely posting of income and expenditure in the financial ledger from source records.
Prepare Area financial reports as required by the Corporation.
Ensure that the financial ledgers are regularly reviewed, verified and acted upon.
Overall daily supervision of work programs in the finance section.
Prepare and review monthly bank reconciliation of all area bank accounts.

The applicant should hold a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized Institution in Commerce (Accounting), Business Administration (Accounting) or any other relevant discipline.
A master degree in Accounting, Financial Management

Skills and Experience:
Professional course in accounting like ACCA, CPAU is an added advantage.
At least four years of relevant experience  in the accounting profession.
Excellent computer and analytical skills.
Possess high levels of initiative, commitment to work, ability to meet tight deadlines.
Excellent communications and interpersonal skills with the ability to listen and identify solutions to problems.
Should be good team player highly motivated and capable of working with minimal supervision.
Ability to train and mentor others.

Age: below 40 years

Submit To
All suitably qualified and interested individuals should send their applications with copies of their academic and professional qualifications addressed to the Human Resource Manager, P.O. Box 7053 Kampala, Uganda or hand deliver them at NWSC Head Office Plot 39 Jinja Road.

Deadline: 15th November, 2013