06 May 2016

Senior Officer Accounting Job Placement - Microfinance Support Centre Limited (MSC)

Organisation: Microfinance Support Centre Limited (MSC)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Finance & Accounting

About MSC:
The Microfinance Support Centre Limited (MSC) is a linchpin of Government of Uganda
(GOU) micro credit programmes under the Rural Financial Services Strategy. MSC facilitates access to affordable, sustainable and convenient financial and Business Development services to active and productive Ugandans. MSC Ltd supports legally established entities engaged in the value chain namely; production, value addition and marketing enterprises. MSC offers affordable credit through its network of 13 regional offices spread throughout the country. It has so far served clients in 110 districts in Uganda. It gives priority financing to support the agricultural production value chain namely; production, value addition and marketing.  Besides credit, MSC provides capacity building to its clients including SACCOs, Cooperative Unions, MFIs and SMEs to enable them manage their organizations sustainably.

Job Summary: The Senior Officer Accounting will be responsible for the maintenance of management accounting information for the MSC.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The incumbent will process loan disbursement.
  • Maintain management accounting information for the Company.
  • Enter data for budgetary expenditure and producing various reports.
  • Maintain Company loans and recoveries ledgers.
  • The incumbent will also update the Company’s assets register.
  • Prepare replenishment of documents for funding.
  • Maintain Company loans and recoveries ledgers.
  • Reconcile loan disbursement and collection accounts.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • Ensure all monthly ledger accounts are well balanced and reconciled.
  • Implement all financial expenditure and accounting controls and procedures.
  • Ensure timely and adequate loan disbursements, collections and reconciliation
  • Well-updated assets register

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Microfinance Support Centre Ltd Senior Officer Accounting should preferably hold a Degree (Honours) in Bachelor of Commerce or Business Administration with emphasis on accounting (accounting major).
  • Professional accounting qualification.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of related work experience in general ledger accounting with a reputable organisation preferably in the financial service industry.
  • Previous experience in automated accounting systems.
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Customer care/interpersonal skills.
  • High levels of integrity.
  • Ability to work in teams.
  • Ability to develop others.

How to Apply:
If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience, please send an Application Form Summary, download here,  and attach a detailed CV, copies of academic and professional certificates indicate your postal address, a daytime telephone contact and names of three referees to the Executive Director using the address below. The applications in properly sealed envelopes should be hand delivered to the address given below clearly stating the job title applied for on the top right corner.

Address to:

The Executive Director,
The Microfinance Support Centre Limited,
Plot 46 Windsor Crescent Avenue Kololo,
P.O. Box 33711, Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 20th May, 2016 by 5:00PM

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