Accountant Career Jobs – Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC)

Job Title:    Accountant
Organization: Uganda AIDS
Commission (UAC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Director Finance
and Accounting
About US:
The Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC) was established in 1992 by an Act of
Parliament (Cap 208) and is situated under the Presidency of the Republic of
Uganda. The Act provides for the Commission to Oversee, Plan and Coordinate
AIDS Prevention and Control activities throughout Uganda – in particular to
mobilize, expedite and monitor resources for the HIV/AIDS control programmes
and activities.
Job Summary: The Accountant
will provide financial and accounting services in UAC in accordance with
financial regulations.
Key Duties and
Prepare and submit periodic financial statements
and reports ;
Prepare and reconcile bank statements to iron
out discrepancies with the cash book;
Conduct daily financial adjustments from
vouchers and ledgers ;
Provide answers to audit queries and inquiries
to Director Finance and Accounts ;
Mentor and supervise Accounts Assistants and
evaluate their performance;
Process and effect staff payments in time;
Process and effect payments for goods and
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the UAC Accountant job
opportunity should hold an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in either Commerce
(Accounting option) or Business Administration
(Accounting option) or Business Studies
(Accounting option) or Finance and Accounting from a recognized Institution;
The applicant must also hold full professional
qualification in Accountancy such as ACCA, CPA, ACIS and CPE obtained from a
recognized awarding Institution/body accredited by ICPAU.
A minimum of six years’ experience as an
Accountant in public or a reputable private organisation.
and knowledge of financial management
Good information and communications technology skills
for quality and standards
coaching and mentoring skills
degree of ethics and Integrity
to communicate effectively
team work
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should provide a cover
letter expressing interest in the job, a detailed CV, including names,
addresses, and phone contacts of three professional referees, copies of
professional/educational certificates and send it to:
The Director General, Uganda AIDS Commission, Plot 1-3 Salim Bay Road
Ntinda, and P.O Box 10779, Kampala. Uganda OR hand deliver the application to
its offices indicated above from 8.00am – 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.
Deadline: 16th September
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