Senior Accountant Jobs – National Library of Uganda

Job Title:       Senior Accountant
Organisation: National
Library of Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Director
Salary Scale:
U3 (SC)- (14,451,457 – 16,684,564 p.a)
About US:
The National Library
of Uganda was established by the National Library Act, 2003. This Act repealed
the Public Libraries Act, 1964 which had established the Public Libraries
Board. The Board had been charged with the responsibility of establishing,
equipping, managing and maintaining libraries in Uganda. Following the
enactment of the Local Governments Act, 1997, this responsibility was
decentralized to the local governments.
Job Summary: The
Senior Accountant heads the Accounts department and is responsible for managing
all financial transactions and supervising the accounts staff
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • In charge of Board’s finances under supervision of Director
  • Supervision of staff in the Accounts Section
  • Control of expenditure
  • Signing vouchers and cheques
  • Preparation of annual estimates/Budgets
  • Maintaining of Board’s fixed assets register
  • Preparation of annual final accounts
  • Responsibilities for Board’s Retirements Benefits schemes and insurance
  • Any other duties assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The Senior Accountant must hold a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) with
    a bias in Accounting OR Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with a
    bias in Accounting OR Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance.
  • Professional training in. CPA, ACCA etc is an added advantage.
  • At least four years of working experience in a reputable
    Organisation / Institution.
  • Computer literacy skills
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications,
enclosing an updated curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates,
academic transcripts, and evidence of seniority and naming three referees, one
of whom should be library and information professional should be addressed to:
The Chairperson
National Library Board,
P.O. Box 4262
Or E-mail to: /  (Applications
submitted electronically must be followed by a telephone call at +256 414
233633 to ensure that they have been received.)
Deadline: 25th May 2018
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