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:
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
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.
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
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; Dairy Development Authority - Principal Accountant Jobs in Uganda
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