Accounts Officer Job Placement - Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA)


Job Title:          Accounts Officer
Organisation: Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Accounts

About US:
The establishment of a Financial Intelligence Authority and a Financial Intelligence Authority Board Under the Anti-Money Laundering Act, 2013 is for the prohibition and prevention of money laundering, in order to combat money laundering activities.

Job Summary: The Accounts Officer will mainly ensure transparency and accountability of finances in line with recognized accounting / auditing standards.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide support in the preparation and presentation of financial statement, documentations such as invoices, bills, accounts receivable, accounts payable, purchase orders, payroll, reports and other financial records;
  • Prepare electronic and cheque payments for administration, and staff;
  • Calculate and verify all payments, amounts and records are correct;
  • Record transactions in the accounts administration register and file paid vouchers;
  • File all financial documents, records and communications to ensure accuracy and completeness;
  • Coordinate and assist Internal Auditors during their control and audit missions to the Authority;
  • Do timely data entry in cash management and accounts;
  • Manage and prepare petty cash reconciliations;
  • Prepare and maintain the assets register;
  • Execute all accounts transactions and effect the necessary reconciliations of outstanding transaction;
  • Participate in the development of financial procedures including the check lists, for all financial activities;
  • Assist with bank reconciliations, budget and report preparation;
  • Keep abreast of relevant accounting regulations and ensure update existing instruction processes and procedures;
  • Prepare and monitor the Authority’s pay roll system;
  • File and archive documents connected to the accounting functions;
  • Comply with Operational Procedures and Guidelines of the Accounts department;
  • Prepare statutory accounts;
  • Perform any other duties as required by the Manager Accounts.

Key Result Areas:
  • Prepared financial statements and documents.
  • Maintained records transactions in accounts administration register.
  • Paid Invoices filled.
  • Monitored pay roll system.
  • Financial reporting,
  • Year-end accounts preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA) Accounts Officer job opportunity must hold an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields (Accounts, Business Accounting, Statistics or Equivalent).
  • Part-Professional Qualification in Accounting (ACCA or CPA).
  • Three years of proven work experience in accounting in a private or public organisation.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Authority ’s vision, mission and objectives;
  • Knowledge of Anti Money Laundering act, 2013, Anti-Terrorism Act and the respective Regulations;
  • Knowledge of the financial regulations procedures and implementing rules applicable;
  • Experience in the use of automated accounting packages/system, as well as MS Office package;
  • IT skills and experience with accounting software , knowledge of Navision Financials will be an added advantage;
  • Corruptionfree reputation;
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written;
  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Person of high integrity;
  • Organizational and administrative skills;
  • Pays attention to detail;
  • Ability to multi-task, work well under pressure and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to prioritize;
  • Time management skills;
  • Can take initiative ;
  • Quick decision making skills ;
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants send their applications which should  include:
  • A detailed curriculum vitae (CV) photocopied and submitted in triplicate (3 copies).
  • Copies of academic and professional certificates and other supporting documents (3 copies)
  • Current and Expected Remuneration.
  • Contact Information of three references with emails and phone numbers.

All applications should be addressed and hand delivered to:
The Human Resource Manager
Financial Intelligence Authority
Ground Floor Rwenzori Towers (Wing B),
Plot 6 Nakasero Road.
Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 3rd May 2018 by 5:00PM

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