Job opportunities at Uganda Bureau of Statistics ( UBOS) UGANDA

          Accountant









EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
UBOS is a semi-autonomous agency of Government responsible for maintenance, coordination, supervising and monitoring of the National Statistical System to ensure the collection, analysis and dissemination of standardised statistical information. The Bureau is also mandated as the principal official statistics producing agency in the country. UBOS will be undertaking the National Housing and Population Census and is therefore seeking dynamic, competent, self-motivated, result oriented, and good team players of strong character and high integrity to fill the positions below;

– JOB TITLE: Accountant (3 positions)
JOB REFERENCE: UBOS/AC-NPHC/07/2023
REPORTS TO: Senior Accountant
SALARY SCALE: UBOS SP3
EMPLOYMENT TERMS: Contract (12 Months)

Job Summary:
Support the implementation of internal controls for transparent and efficient management, in order to facilitate accountability and sound administration.

Key Result Areas
1. Review payment requests to ensure completeness including, proper coding and ensure timely initiation of all payments.
2. Post the general ledger.
3. Prepare cash books and reconciliations.
4. Review and ensure the payroll is accurately prepared.
5. File records of all transactions as per established procedures, and guidelines.
6. Prepare reports including accountability reports and ensure completeness of attached documentation
7. Support the preparation of draft financial statements.
8. Support GOU and Partner audits by providing information required.
9. Participate in the preparation and generation of the section’s budget, and work plan.
10. Prepare and submit timely accountability for resources.
11. Perform any other responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.

Job Specifications Minimum Qualifications:
• An honors Degree in Commerce or Bachelors in Business Administration (Finance/Accounting options), BSc (Accounting option) or equivalent.
• Part Professional Qualifications – ACCA, CPA is an added advantage.

Experience
• Two (2) years’ working experience.

Other Requirements:
• People management skills • Decision making • Communication and interpersonal skills • Strong analytical skills • Oral and written skills • IT skills – MS Word and Excel, PowerPoint

If you believe you meet the required profile, please see the job details on the UBOS Website and submit your application through the online application system available on the UBOS Website: https://www.ubos.org/uboshr/public/login Not Later than close of business on the, 28th July, 2023 at 5pm. Hardcopies shall not be accepted.
All applicants must attach relevant soft copies of academic transcripts, certificates and relevant appointment letters. (PDF copies maximum 10MB).
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. All documents tendered in shall be verified with the relevant authorities.
Any falsification of documents will lead to prosecution and any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

UGANDA BUREAU OF STATISTICS IS AN ALL EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY ORGANISATION

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