Jobs in Finance – Senior Projects Accountant at Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL)

Organisation:  Uganda
Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL)
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to
: Principal Projects
Accountant.
About
UETCL:
A Brief on the Company
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) is responsible for bulk
purchase of electricity front the generating companies and selling the
electricity in bulk to the distribution companies throughout Uganda. UETCL is
also responsible for all exports and imports of electricity to Uganda. Our
Vision is: “To become a leading strategic business partner in the
transmission and Single Buyer Business and to support sustainable energy
development in Uganda” Our Mission is:
  • To
    dispatch, transmit quality and reliable bulk power in a viable and
    efficient manner
  • To
    be an efficient and commercially focused single buyer actor
  • To
    mitigate emergency power situations in Uganda.
Job
Summary
: The main
responsibility is to maintain accurate financial and accounting records and efficient
General Ledger Management Processes for all Projects to ensure timely
reporting.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure
    all statements of affairs position and Project expenditure summaries are
    reconciled and signed off on a monthly basis.
  • Review
    Ledger postings to ensure accurate record keeping including
    reconciliations of month end and year end Ledger Accounts and that closing
    processes are performed, Implemented, and continuously monitored in
    accordance with the Company Policies and procedures in use, International
    Financial Reporting Standards and statutory requirements.
  • Review
    inputs of payment vouchers, Adjustment Journals, coding system for
    vouchers and ensuring capturing in Sun System is accurate.
  • Reconciliation
    of ledger accounts and to ensure that necessary journals are made and
    filled.
  • Extract
    any relevant accounts schedules that may be required from time to time.
  • Supervise
    prompt and proper filing and retrieval of all payment vouchers that have
    been posted on to the general ledger and cheques released.
  • Prompt
    update of all the Loan Registers, reconciliation of Sun System Ledger
    Accounting balance to ensure accurate periodic reporting in accordance
    with financial policies and procedures.
  • Participate
    in Budget preparation and reviews for departmental budget submissions for
    accuracy.
  • Assist
    in preparation of variance analysis and related reports to be used for
    management reporting.
  • Preparation
    of Project annual and periodic accounts in compliance with statutory
    obligations, Project Accounting policies and as per the government
    requirements.
  • Assist
    in Coordinating external audit and to ensure that all Project accounts are
    prepared according to relevant International Accounting Standards.
  • Co-ordinate
    the preparation of revenue and capital budgets for Projects including but
    not limited to giving guidance and technical support to budget Centres.
  • Liaise
    with corporate finance on matters concerning Project Expenditures
  • Ensure
    that project expenditure is in compliance with all statutory obligations e.g.
    Taxes, National Social Security Fund and Local government rules and
    regulations.
  • Perform
    any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
  • The
    candidate should hold a Bachelors Degree in either B.Com or BBA or BSc or
    BA in Accounting from a recognised University.
  • Possession
    of professional qualifications such as CPA (U), CPA (K), ACCA etc.
  • Significant
    experience in accounting for Donor funded projects.
  • Past
    or present working experience in implementing computerised integrated
    Management systems, hands on experience in use of Sun Systems Accounting
    Packages.
  • Highly
    motivated to drive self and others to the highest levels of individual and
    team performance.
  • Good
    supervisory and interpersonal skills.
  • Good
    analytical and communication skills.
  • Ability
    to work under stressful work situations and have willingness to work for
    long hours outside the official working hours.
  • Valid
    National Driving Permit.
Age: Not above 35 years.
How
to Apply:
All suitable and qualified
candidates should submit their applications enclosing photocopies of academic
qualifications certificates and testimonials along with their curriculum vitae
indicating contact postal address, daytime contact telephone, fax or e-mail and
giving three referees to: The Manager, Human Resource and Administration Uganda
Electricity Transmission Company Limited. P.O. Box 7625, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 7th August 2013
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