07 August 2017

Projects Accountant Job Placement - Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL)

Job Title:        Projects Accountant
Organisation: Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager

About US:
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) is responsible for bulk purchase of electricity from 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. UETCL envisions: “To become a leading strategic business partner in the transmission and Single Buyer Business and to support sustainable energy development in Uganda.”

Job Summary: The Projects Accountant will mainly ensure quality financial reporting that is comparable, verifiable and provided on a consistent and timely basis.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Providing timely accounting support to the Projects Accounting Section specifically dealing with maintenance of financial databases for the Project & RAP activities using Sun system accounting software.
  • Tasked with preparing project management reports & Reconciliations
  • Ensuring there is timely fund replenishments.
  • Providing support in coordinating the activities of Project Accounts section with line -Departments, GoU Ministries & Contractors.
  • Assist the Accounts section to manage administrative functions in the Projects office.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal applicant for the UETCL Projects Accountant job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Business Administration majoring in Accounting.
  • Part qualification and/ or membership of the internationally recognised professional institutions such as ACCA, CPA, CIMA, ICPAU etc. will be added advantage.
  • Extensive knowledge in the use of Sun Systems Accounting packages 5.2, 5.3 and or 5.4 will be added advantage.
  • At least five years of post-qualification experience in Project Accounting Environment with a bias in financial management, contract management and budgeting.
  • Excellent analytical ability, goal oriented and self-driven individual who thrives on taking on responsibility and achieving results both independently and as part of a team.
  • Show commitment to meeting deadlines.
  • Efficient and effective in administration.
  • Willing to work long hours.
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. MS Excel, and other basic MS Office Packages.
  • Excellent interpersonal good communication skills.
  • Team work and business awareness.
  • Must possess a valid National Driving Permit.

How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send their applications enclosing photocopies of academic qualification certificates and testimonials along with their curriculum vitae indicating contact postal address, daytime contact telephone, fax or e-mail and giving three (3) referees to:

The Manager,
Human Resource and Administration
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited
P.O. Box 7625
Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 18th August 2017

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