Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry & Fisheries Hub Accountant Jobs in Uganda

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry & Fisheries Hub Accountant Jobs in Uganda

Job purpose:

  • The Hub Accountant, reporting to Hub Manager will ensure a high performing accounting and finance department, with efficient operating systems to facilitate implementation of project activities at the Hub

    Key Responsibilities:

    He/ she will be responsible for the following:

  • Manage the activities of the finance department and coordinate the process of corporate financial planning, budgeting, control and reporting.

  • Ensure systems and accounting records are set up properly, accurately, complying with statutory requirements.

  • Advise management on financial implications of business activities and initiatives
    to maximize profitability and or take corrective actions where necessary.

  • Ensure that accurate and timely preparation of management and monthly reports
    is carried out.

  • Responsible for managing the Hub cash flows, banking relationships and facilities, including negotiating new facilities where required.

  • Spear head the planning and budgeting process of the hub

  • Ensure that internal controls are in place and reviewed periodically for effectiveness and suitability.

  • Ensure availability of adequate funds for project activities at the Hub by submitting timely workplans and budgets and accountability of all funds previously released, to the PMU.

  • Undertake monthly reconciliations and prepare financial reports and advise the Hub Manager on the financial status of the Hub, and ensure timely submission of the reports to the NOPP PMU.

  • Ensure compliance with all legal, audit, tax and contractual responsibilities.

  • Payroll for hub staff prepared and statutory deductions made.

  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Hub Manager from time to time.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, (BBA) Business Studies majoring in
    Accounting, Commerce majoring in Accounting, or relevant field from a recognized institution

  • Completed ACCA/CPA training

    In addition to the general qualifications detailed above, he/ she should have the following specifications:

  • Competence in the design and use of spread sheets

  • Experience of financial management practices in rural development projects

  • At least a credit in Mathematics at O-Level

    Work Experience

  • 5years’ experience in accounting


  • Knowledge in the Government of Uganda financial management and accounting procedures

  • Competence in the use of computer based financial management systems;

  • Experience of Financial Management practices in rural development project is added advantage.

    How to Apply

  • Written Applications with copies of academic credentials, testimonials and detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating contact details of three (03) referees should be addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, and hand-delivered to the Ministry Registry located at Plot No.14 Lugard Road Entebbe P.O. Box 102 Entebbe.

  • Closing date for submission: Monday 12th October, 2020 at 4.00pm

  • Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

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