Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Accountant Jobs in Uganda

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Accountant Jobs in Uganda

Job Title:

Number of positions: One (1)

Reports to:

Senior Financial Management Officer

Remuneration: Attractive

Terms of reference

Reporting to the project Senior Financial Management Officer, the Accountant will be responsible for providing effective support for maintaining an efficient and accurate accounting function.

The duties and responsibilities of the will include:

  • Participate in the preparation of Annual Work Plans and budgets (AWPBs).
  • Participate in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports.
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations of the Bank and Cashbook.
  • Prepare monthly accountability schedules of individual advances.
  • Make appropriate accounting entries for PMU payments in the accounting system.
  • Receive and review accountabilities for funds advanced to officers to carry out Project activities.
  • Carry out proper filling of all accounting documents.
  • Maintain an accurate fixed asset register.
  • Prepare payment vouchers according to the approved AWPBs.
  • Follow up daily payments between PCU and MAAIF.
  • Help in the reconciliation of the Special Account.
  • Ensure all payments and related transactions are kept up to date on computerized accounting system.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisors.

    Specific qualifications

    The following specific qualifications are required:

    Specific qualifications

  • An Honors Bachelor degree
    in Finance and Accounting Or any other Bachelor Degree (Hons) with a bias in accounting option obtained from a recognized Institution
  • A professional accounting qualification like ACCA, CPA, will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant working experience, 2 years of which should be in donor funded projects

    How to Apply

    The Mission of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries is to “Transform Subsistence Farming to Commercial Agriculture”.

    The Government of Uganda has received credit from the African Development Bank towards financing the Agriculture Value Chain Development Project (AVCP 1).

    The main goal of the project is to contribute to poverty reduction and economic growth in Uganda through enhanced productivity and commercialization of agriculture.

    Applications are now invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant positions. The detailed Terms of References can be viewed on the Ministry Website

    The applicants should fill Public Service Form 3 to be submitted to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, P.O. Box 102, Entebbe, not later than 5pm of 31st December 2019.

    These positions are to be filled on a two year contract, renewable subject to satisfactory performance and needs of the Employer.

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