Technical Officer Jobs – Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU)

Job Title:    Technical Officer
Organization: Institute
of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Standards
and Technical Support
Ref: DSR002/07/18
About US:
Institute of
Certified Public Accountants (ICPAU) is the national professional accountancy
body in Uganda, established by the Accountants Act. The Institute also has a
mandate to conduct professional accountancy examinations in Uganda. The
Institute is mandated to also:
  • Regulate and maintain the Standard of Accountancy in Uganda.
  • Prescribe and regulate the conduct of accountants and practising
    accountants in Uganda.
Job Summary:
The Technical Officer will be responsible for providing technical support and
advice on matters of Public Finance Management (PFM) and taxation to ICPAU
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responds to technical inquiries on Taxation, IPSAS and PFM.
  • Carries out research and surveys on Taxation, IPSAS and PFM in
    liaison with relevant stakeholders.
  • Participates in the development of policy proposals and comments on
    legislation and regulations that impact PFM, taxation and tax practice.
  • Generates comments on consultation documents issued by the relevant
    standard setting bodies.
  • Produces technical guidance material and articles on thematic areas
    relevant to taxation, IPSAS and PFM.
  • Actively participates in the Financial Reporting (FiRe) Awards
    evaluation process and prepares feedback reports to entities that
    participate in the FiRe Awards.
  • Provides technical advice on the CPD programme to ensure quality,
    clarity, relevance and adequacy.
  • Provides administrative and technical support to the Committees
    responsible for Professional Standards.
  • Actively participates in developing and implementing a staff training
    programme on professional standards.
  • Builds and maintains relationships with other organizations on areas
    of mutual interest.
  • Carries out any other duties as requested by the Manager – Standards
    and Technical Support.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the ICPAU Technical Officer must hold a Degree
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Three years of relevant work experience in taxation, professional
    practice, professional accountancy organisation, or public sector
  • Broad knowledge and practical experience in taxation and public
    financial management with reasonable understanding of issues relating to
    accounting or auditing in the public sector.
  • Good knowledge of International Public Sector Accounting Standards
    (IPSAS) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs)
  • Self-motivation and confidence.
  • Excellent technical skills.
  • Good planning and organization skills.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Analytical and Problem-solving skills.
  • Team working skills.
  • Decision making.
  • Good project management skills.
  • Good numerical skills and an understanding of statistics.
  • Keen interest in the taxation and public financial management.
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified applicants should write to the address below describing how they
qualify for the position quoting the Job Reference Numbers above. Only selected
candidates will be contacted. Your application should include a detailed
curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, three references including at least
two previous employers (if any), and functioning telephone numbers/e-mail
addresses. Send your application with all the necessary documents quoting the
job reference number to the address below or by email.
Institute of
Certified Public Accountants of Uganda,
42 Bukoto Street,
P. O. Box 12464,
Kampala, Uganda.
E-mail to:
Deadline: 17th August 2018
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