Dairy Development Authority - Principal Accountant Jobs in Uganda

Dairy Development Authority - Principal Accountant Jobs in Uganda


  • Dairy Development Authority is a Semi-Autonomous Agency under the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries.

  • Its mandate is to develop and regulate the sector.

  • It is established under the Dairy Industry Act, 1998 and its objectives are to provide proper coordination and efficient implementation of all Government policies which are designed to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency in the production of milk in Uganda by promoting production and competition in
    the dairy industry and monitoring the market for milk and dairy products.

  • In order to effectively fulfill the mandate, the Authority is seeking applications from qualified
    persons who are accomplished to take up the under-listed positions:

    Principal Accountant

    Purpose of the Job

  • To prepare and maintain books of accounts and associated financial records, financial reports and
    directly supervise the revenue and expenditure and ensure accountability of the Authority’s funds.

    Functions of the Job

  • Prepare monthly management accounts and other periodic accounts required,

  • Supervise all aspects of the organizational accounting, treasury, payables and credit functions

  • Oversee the development of financial accounting systems required to ensure that financial
    management and accounting systems are maintained.

  • Participate in planning and budgeting processes to ensure that clear guidelines are available
    to the budget holders

  • Review monthly report data by the finance team and ensure that accounts are accurately
    charged and coded to respective cost centers.

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports to management and for audit
    purposes.

  • Oversees the work of finance team by ensuring that all financial transactions are processed in
    timely manner, ensure that expenses are adequately budgeted and accurately coded.

  • Prepare quarterly, half yearly and end of year financial statements.

  • Prepare monthly reconciliation statements.

  • Administer the commitment control system and ensure timely returns and reports.

  • Prepare commitment requisitions as transactions occur and ensure instant updating of the
    vote book among others.

  • Any other duties that may be assigned to you from time to time by the supervisor.

    Persons Specification

  • Honor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting)or;Honor’s in Science Accounting & Finance or;
    Honor’s degree of Business Administration (Accounting) from a recognized University.

  • Master’s in Business Administration (Accounting) is must.

  • Must be a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU).

  • At least 6 - years of working experience of which three (3) years at senior level in a reputable
    Organization.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Dairy Development Authority - Principal Accountant Jobs in Uganda


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