DPF Senior Officer – Accounts Operations Jobs in Uganda

DPF Senior Officer – Accounts Operations Jobs in Uganda

Job Purpose

  • To carry out daily financial activities and functions including payments, budgeting and reconciliations.

  • Ensures all financial operations follow internal policies statutory requirements and accounting standards.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Budget and payroll management.

  • Process payments and keep records of the bills paid.

  • Enforce proper accounting methods, policies and practices.

  • Participate in the formulation and implementation of financial controls to avoid errors and fraudulent practices.

  • Preparation and submission of statutory returns within stipulated deadlines.


  • Ensures timely management of receivables and payables and ensures that creditor terms are appropriately followed.

  • Ensures compliance with statutory obligations relating to taxation, NSSF, pension contributions and other statutory requirements.

  • Coordinates annual budgetary and reporting processes in line with the strategic plan.

  • Prepares periodic management reports and monitors budget performance.

  • Manages the payroll and ensures timely reconciliations.

  • Manages the imprest and maintains records.

  • Maintains records of all financial transactions

  • Performs periodic accounts reconciliations and ensures timely reporting

  • Prepares and monitors cash flow projections.

  • Performs other work-related duties as assigned, within your scope of practice.

    Expected Outputs

  • Timely and accurate payments

  • An annual inventory of Fund’s assets and liabilities.

  • Accounting rules, amendments and supplements.

  • Coordination of Fund budget activities.

  • Monthly close process and other daily activities (e.g. journal entries, accruals process, account reconciliations).


    Technical Competencies

  • Payables and receivables accounting.

  • Payroll management and knowledge of finance statutory requirements

  • Numerical proficiency, accuracy and speed.

  • Budgeting, forecasting, statistics.

  • Solid knowledge of IASs and IFRSs.

    Behavioral Competencies

  • Accountability and Dependability Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and achieves results with little oversight.

  • Transparency and Integrity Earns others’ trust and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism in all interactions.

  • Team Spirit and Collaboration Promotes cooperation and commitment within the team to
    achieve the Fund’s organizational goals and deliverables. Builds constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, and mutual respect

  • Adaptability and Flexibility Adapts to changing needs, conditions, and work responsibilities.

  • Self-Management and Thoroughness effectively manage own time, priorities, and resources to achieve goals. Also ensures that work is complete and accurate and independently follows up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled.

  • Communication Shares and receives information using clear oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Stress Tolerance and Tact Maintains composure in highly stressful or adverse situations, diplomatically handles challenging or tense interpersonal situations.

  • Employee Engagement and Enthusiasm Demonstrates commitment to the job, colleagues, the Fund and its mission by acting in ways that further the accomplishment of its goals.

  • Attention to detail

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • A first-class or upper second-class bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, commerce, economics statistics, mathematics, business administration or related field, from an accredited institution, is essential.

  • 3+ years of related experience in areas of finance policies, practices and systems are essential.

  • Professional accounting certification in accounting such as ACCA, Certified Public Accountant (Uganda) or related field is essential.

  • Demonstrated proficiency of MS office packages is desirable.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; DPF Senior Officer – Accounts Operations Jobs in Uganda

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