Fresher Project Accountant Jobs – Office of the Prime Minister (OPM)

Job Title:    Project Accountant

Organization: Office
of the Prime Minister (OPM)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Refugee
Desk Officer

Reference Number: KA/001/2019

About US:

The Office of the
Prime Minister (OPM) is the Leader of Government Business in Parliament and responsible
for the coordination and implementation of Government Policies across
Ministries, Departments and other Public Institutions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Advice management on financial matters of the Department.
  • In charge of Budget Monitoring
  • Assist in preparation of the DOR payroll
  • In charge of the DOR Cash Book
  • Responsible for the Report on monthly posting
  • In charge of the quarterly SPMR summaries
  • In charge of Bank Reconciliations and follow up on bounced payments
  • In charge of Vote Book and follow up of the OPM Budget
  • Responsible for filing and retrieving of all accounts
  • Responsible for preparation of payment vouchers
  • Responsible for recording of payments on personal accounts
  • Responsible for recording payments to Bank of Uganda
  • Prepares monthly expenditure summaries to Commissioner
  • Responsible for Narrative Reporting together with the responsible
  • Perform any other duties assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicants should be a holder of an honours Bachelor’s degree in
    Finance and Accounting, Commerce with accounting option, or a related
    Bachelor’s degree with a bias in accounting option from a recognised
    awarding Institution; or Full professional qualification in Accountancy
    obtained from a recognised awarding institution. A post graduate diploma
    or professional Accounting courses is an added advantage.
  • At least two years of related work experience
  • Age: Between 23 – 45 years

How to Apply:

Applications are
invited from qualified Ugandan Nationals to fill the under listed vacant
positions available at Arua Refugee Desk, Adjumani Refugee Desk, Hoima Refugee
Desk, Mbarara Refugee Desk and Kampala Refugees Department Head Office.
Handwritten application letters be addressed to the Permanent Secretary Office
of the Prime Minister, P.O. Box 341, Kampala. Uganda

All application
letters should include personal contact addresses e.g. phone contacts, e-mail
addresses, and a recent passport photograph of the applicant and indicate three
referees. The applicant should be a person of high moral character and
integrity, willing to work in remote rural settlements.

All applicants must
quote the Reference Number of the post advertised (Check top of the advert),
indicate the reference number on the top left hand side corner of the
application letter’s envelop, seal it and submit their application letters to
the Human Resource Office, Open Registry 3rd Floor, Office of the Prime

Deadline: 31st May 2019 by 5:00pm

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