Rural Electrification Agency Project Accountant - Jobs in Uganda

Rural Electrification Agency Project Accountant - Jobs in Uganda



The Government of Uganda represented by the Rural Electrification Agency has allocated funds for the implementation of the project for bridging the gap between demand and supply through the accelerated rural electrification program.

Through this project, all unserved Sub-county headquarters and any local government administrative structure above the Sub-county will be connected to the national electricity grid.


This will go a long way in growing electricity consumption in readiness for the increased national generation capacity.
The three-year project is to be implemented concurrently in four regions of the country, with each region operating independently through respective regional administrative units.


The accountant shall report to the Manager Finance but work closely with the Project Management Unit under the stewardship of the Project Development and Management Department.

The project accountant shall be responsible for the overall financial management of the project. The accountant shall prepare disbursement schedules and monitor project execution within budget.


Responsibilities


  • Support the overall Financial Management of the Project. Ensuring that all accounting records and bank accounts are up-to-date, using Excel Spread sheets and computerized accounting system.
  • Preparing monthly Bank reconciliation for all Project Bank Accounts.
  • Preparation and maintenance of all supporting documents for disbursements.
  • Preparing cash flow forecasts in consultation with the Manager Finance
  • Ensuring timely remittance of all statutory payments including WHT.
  • Preparing monthly returns for onward transmission to the Government of Uganda and the Bank.
  • Preparing Quarterly and Annual Financial Statements for the
    Project and counterparts funds as well as timely reporting to the Accounting Officer on material variances.
  • Monitoring the financial management aspects of the progress of contracts, e.g. deliveries versus amount paid.
  • Assisting the Manager Finance in monitoring performance against agreed Financial Performance Indicators.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.


    Requirements


  • A Bachelor’s (honours) Degree in Accounting and Finance, Commerce, Business Administration (Accounting Option) or Business Statistics
  • Should have at least five (5) years working experience
  • Full or Partial Professional Qualification with a recognized accounting body i.e. ACCA, CPA will be an added advantage


    How to Apply


    A typed cover letter, together with a current CV, copies of academic transcripts and certificates plus names and addresses of three (3) reputable referees should be directly submitted by 04.00pm on 03rd July, 2019 to:


    THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
    RURAL ELECTRIFICATION AGENCY
    PLOT 10 WINDSOR LOOP KOLOLO
    2ND FLOOR, HOUSE OF HOPE
    PO BOX 7317
    KAMPALA.



    For more information and job application details, see; Rural Electrification Agency Project Accountant - Jobs in Uganda


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