Financial Accountant Job Careers – Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Job Title:     Financial
Organisation: Uganda
Christian University (UCU)
Duty Station: 
Reports to:
University Bursar
About US:
Uganda Christian University
was founded when the historic Bishop Tucker Theological College was promoted as
a university in 1997. Bishop Tucker Theological College trained clergy and
educators during its 84-year history from 1913-1997. The local chief, Hamu
Mukasa, granted land for the college to operate in Mukono. International
partnerships were part of the College’s missionary history. The Church Mission
Society teamed with Ugandan leaders and others to assure the College had the
necessary intellectual and other capital. By the late 1990s, the Church of
Uganda sought to have a broader impact on society through the higher education
– not only of clergy but of other professionals as well. Uganda Christian
University was established in 1997.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Tasked with the management of the University payroll.
  • Reconcile all control accounts and report to the Bursar any
  • Is in charge of managing the budget.
  • Prepare quarterly and final financial reports.
  • Train and supervise all accounts personnel.
  • Manage the staff statutory deductions.
  • Carry out routine bank reconciliations.
  • Review monthly trial balances.
  • Enter/post payment vouchers.
  • Prepare and make adjustment vouchers.
  • Ensure that all documents are well kept.
  • Reconcile cash and petty cash floats.
  • Perform any other duty assigned by supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business
    Administration/Commerce/Accounting and Finance from a recognized
    institution of higher learning.
  • Must have a professional qualification such as ACCA or CPA.
  • At least three (3) years working experience in a similar position in
    a reputable organization (one in which he/she supervised subordinates).
  • Good leadership and communication skills.
  • Must be a person of high integrity.
  • Must be a mature and practicing Christian.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send two (2) copies of an
application letter together with an updated Curriculum Vitae, three references
and two (2) copies of certified academic and professional certificates and
All online
applications must be sent in one PDF attachment.
Either to:
The Human Resource
Bishop Barham
University College
P.O. Box 613, Kabale
OR to:
The Director, Human
Resource & Administration
Uganda Christian
P.O. Box 4, Mukono,
Pilkington Building
Deadline: 20th December 2018 by 5:00pm
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