Makerere University Principal Accountant Jobs in Uganda

Makerere University Principal Accountant Jobs in Uganda


  • MBA (Finance/Accounting option), MSc. Finance and Accounting with full professional accounting Certificate from a recognizable institution

  • Must be a holder of a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Commerce, or Professional qualification (CPA or ACCA).

  • Must be a holder of CPA or ACCA Professional qualification.


  • A minimum of six (6) years relevant working experience, three (3) of which must have been at Senior Accountant level or equivalent in a reputable organization.

    Skills and Competencies

  • Reporting and communication skills

  • Proficient in Accounting Applications (esp. Government Payment & Revenue Collection Systems).

  • Financial management, strategic planning and investment skills

  • Team leadership skills including team building and individual professional development

  • Strategic planning skills that reflect and support organizational needs

  • Advanced IT and Numeracy skills

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with proven ability to build productive relationship with senior management, employees and external stakeholders

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for mobilization and verification of Colleges' and Other Units' budgets, for Consolidation

  • Responsible for production of detailed weekly, monthly/Quarterly and annual Financial Reports.

  • Supervise the reconciliations of Systems Accounts and all accounts
    at the different bank.

  • Maintenance of the Accounting System and Provide regular feedback on its functionality.

  • Processing of Payment transactions

  • Provide support to College Bursars/Accountants in generating Periodic Reports as may be requested.

  • Supervising the Financial Reporting Section Staff.

  • Follow up and monitor the Audit findings and implementation of Audit recommendations.

  • Perform any other official duties as may be assigned by the line Supervisor.


  • 18th May 2020 at 5:00 pm EAT.

  • This is an External Advert, open to the general public as well as those already working with the university.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Makerere University Principal Accountant Jobs in Uganda

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