Accountant Budget Job Careers – Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL)

Job Title:    Accountant Budget
Organization: Uganda Electricity
Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Manager
Management Accounting
About Us:
Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd was incorporated in March
2001 under the Companies Act, 2012 on the basis of the Public Enterprises
Reform and Divestiture Act, Cap 98 and Electricity Act, Cap 145 respectively.
UEGCL is wholly owned by the Government of the Republic of Uganda. UEGCL’s key
role is to – carry on the business of electric power generation and sale within
Uganda or for export to neighbouring countries; build, operate and maintain
Electricity Generation Plants; monitor the operation and maintenance of its
Concessioned Assets – Nalubaale and Kiira Power Stations; provide Technical
Support as and when required by the Government of the Republic of Uganda
through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development; organize, support,
encourage and maintain training facilities in technical and related fields,
amongst others.
Job Summary: The Accountant
Budget will take lead of the budget preparation process, participate in the
preparation of draft budgets and enforce Budget discipline, ensure proper
costing of materials and employee emoluments.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • The incumbent will initiate and manage the
    budget process for UEGCL by organizing the budget preparation workshop and
    coordinating all the budget discussions during the process.
  • Actively participate in budget discussions
    and ensure that the budget figures are properly entered into the
    Accounting system.
  • Ensure preparation of the Company’s Master
    Budget in order to operationalize the Corporate Plan.
  • Prepare revised budgets by obtaining and
    compiling the required information for incorporation into the final
    budget.
  • Regularly monitor budget compliance and advise
    profit/cost center managers on a monthly basis.
  • Prepare draft budget performance analysis
    report including key ratios.
  • Prepare revised capital budget for the
    corporation.
  • Enforce financial discipline through
    budget management and control on a day-to-day basis to enable sustained
    viability of UEGCL.
  • Ensure timely requisition and
    accountability for GoU and Donor support funding through the Ministry of
    Energy and Mineral Development.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a
    business-related Upper second Bachelor’s degree e.g. BBA, BCOM, BA Econ
    etc
  • Part Professional accounting qualification
    such as ACCA or CPA at intermediate level
  • At least three (3) years’ experience at
    similar level; 
  • Good strategic planning and forecasting
    skills
  • Highly analytical and problem solving
    skills
  • Reasonable understanding of International
    financial reporting standards – IFRS.
  • Previous experience in using computerised
    accounting software
  • Excellent communication, facilitation and
    presentation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and high level
    of integrity
  • Age: Below 40 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications with copies of their academic documents and detailed CVs
indicating two referees and their full addresses physically to:
The Chief Human Resource Officer,
Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL),
Block C, Plot 6-9 Victoria Office park, Okot Close, Bukoto,
P.O. Box 75831, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 8th May 2017
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