Finance Job at UNRA – IFMS Accountant

Job Title:   IFMS Accountant
Report to: Chief Accountant
Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Position Grade: SG 4
Job Summary:  The holder of this position is responsible for the day to day supervision and management of all aspects of the Integrated Financial Management System (IFMS).The performance of the holder is thus reflected in the quality,  accuracy and timeliness of IFMS data and Reports and the effectiveness of the logistical support given to other UNRA Directorates. 
Working Relationships:  Supervises supporting Assistant Accountants and liaises with the relevant Project Managers and Project Engineers responsible for Individual projects.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
·         Enters the Quarterly Accounting Warrant for the Development and Recurrent releases on Integrated Financial Management System (IFMS).
·         Processes request for Release in line with procedures set by the Accountant General.
·         Processes Virements on the IFMS and following up their approval by the Directorate of Budget in the Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development
·         Processes documentation to set up new suppliers/customers on the system
·         Creates adjusts and cancels Invoices and receipts on the IFMS after receiving all relevant documents from the Procurement Directorate or other authorized persons
·         Processes Expense, Adhoc, and GOU Releases Report on the IFMS .
·         Initiates Accounting entries on the IFMS system in respect Payables and Receivables at the end of each month
·         Responsible for the Monthly reconciliation of the Treasury General Account, EFT Transfers Account at the Bank of Uganda, and IFMS Suspense Accounts.
·         Responsible for the day to day running of the IFMS and preparation of Accounting records as specified in section 15 of UNRA Financial Management Manual.
·         Prepares Cash flow projections for planning purposes to ensure that Government of Uganda funding is at all times available cover the payment of properly authorized  certificates from contractors and consultants.
·         Ensures that all Audit Reports are prepared on a timely and accurate basis and assists the external Auditors as necessary
·         Performs such other related duties as may be assigned by the Chief Accountant from time to time
·         Puts in place initiatives that enhance Results oriented management and good corporate Culture
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The post holder must have a degree in economics, finance, business studies, accounting, banking or business administration and should have at least 3 years practical experience in a similar position.  
How to Apply:
Salaries and Benefits: Appointments will be made on very attractive, negotiable monthly salary packages plus a range of benefits.
Conditions for Applying:
Applications accompanied by:
1.       A qualifications, adequacy for the post and illustrated personal experience 
2.      Copies  of testimonials  (the  applicant  must endorse on each copy of the submitted testimonials);
3.      Detailed curriculum vitae duly signed by the applicant on each and every page and showing previous positions held;
4.      Current salary;
5.      Three referees; and 
6.      Postal addresses and day time telephone contacts of applicant should be submitted to:
The Secretary of the Board of Directors
Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Plot 5, Lourdel Road
P.O. Box 28487
Kampala, Uganda.
To reach the Secretary not later than 30 November 2012 at 17.00 hours. Only short-listed candidates  will be contacted.  
NB: Canvassing or lobbying by applicants or their representatives will lead to disqualification.
Those who applied before for the same positions should not re-apply.

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