Ministry of Health Accountant Jobs in Uganda

Ministry of Health Accountant Jobs in Uganda

Job Purpose

  • To perform fi nancial duties that relate to Global Fund Grants including, accounting, tracking accountability, coordinating the SR fi nances, vouching for completeness, up-dating and maintaining books of accounts and
    producing routine advances/accountabilities

    Key duties and responsibilities

    • Tracking payments to internal and external
    stakeholders and also ensure timely bank payments

    • Updating and preparing of asset register for the Global Fund assets

    • Reviewing and verifying accountabilities for Sub
    Recipients (SRs) activities

    • Regular of the advances ledger and follow up on the overdue advances.

    • Ensuring that accounting records are properly
    maintained and kept safely for future reference.

    • Preparation of fi nancial reports/tax reports as
    required by Global Fund. These include the Fund
    Accountability Statement and the Progress Update
    and Disbursement Reports (PUDR)

    • Render assistance and support regular Internal and external audit exercises for the organization

    • To examine correctness of payment requests,
    completeness of documentation and certify requisition or, transactions for further processing;

    • To compile accountability reports, verify and retire advance ledgers;

    • Examining bank statements and reconciling them with general ledger entries. Monthly bank reconciliations must be prepared for review by the senior finance officer on a timely basis.

    • Filling statutory returns on a timely basis (NSSF, PAYE, LST, WHT).

    [Education/Professional Designations/Experience

    • A Bachelor’s
    degree in the following is particularly favoured: Accounting, Business administration, Finance from a recognised institution.

    • Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations
    and procedures, including the Generally Accepted
    Accounting Principles (GAAP).

    • Should have an accounting professional qualifi cation.

    • At least two years’ relevant experience in accounting and financial control systems

    • Working knowledge of donor accounting requirements is an added advantage.

    • The Accountant should have the following skills

    • Analytical skills and the ability to summarize
    information in a clear and concise manner.

    • Working knowledge of accounting software

    • Working knowledge of accounting packages and MS
    offi ce packages (MS excel, word and power point).

    • Strong organizational skills in order to balance
    competing priorities

    • Ability to work independently to effi ciently meet deadlines.

    • Undisputed financial integrity

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Ministry of Health Accountant Jobs in Uganda

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