Senior Accountant Jobs – Dairy Development Authority (DDA)

Job Title:   Senior Accountant

Dairy Development Authority (DDA)

Reports to: Principal

Duty Station: Kampala,

About US:

Dairy Development
Authority is a semi-Autonomous Agency under Ministry of Agriculture, Animal
industry and Fisheries (MAAIE). Dairy Development Authority was established
under the Dairy Industry Act of 1998. Dairy Development Authority’s Mission is
“To provide dairy development and regulatory services that will ensure
increased production and consumption of milk, sustainable and profitable dairy
industry sector that contribute to economic development and improved
nutritional standards in Uganda.”

Job Summary:  The Senior Accountant will prepare and
maintain books of accounts and associated financial records, financial reports
and directly supervise the revenue and expenditure and ensure accountability of
the Authority’s funds

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure the integrity of financial accounting systems required to
    ensure that financial management and accounting systems are maintained.
  • Participate in planning and budgeting processes to ensure that clear
    guidelines are available to the budget holders.
  • Ensure that accounts are accurately charged and coded to respective
    cost centers.
  • Ensure collection of Non-Tax Revenue (NTR) and reconciliation with
    URA system.
  • Prepare monthly management accounts and other periodic accounts
    required giving recommendations.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports as may be
    required by the supervisor.
  • Ensure proper maintenance of all ledger Accounts.
  • Ensuring that all financial transactions are processed in timely
    manner and that expenses are adequately budgeted and accurately coded.
  • Prepare monthly Bank and Treasury General Account (TGA)
    reconciliation statements.
  • Administer an effective control system to ensure timely returns and
  • Prepare commitment requisitions as transactions occur and instant
    updating of the vote book among others.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting)
    or Bachelor of Science Accounting & Finance or Bachelor of Business
    Administration (Accounting) from a recognized University.
  • Level 11 professional training in Accounting Qualifications of
  • Three years of working experience.
  • A Master’s degree is an added advantage

How to Apply:

All interested
applicants who meet the specified job requirements should submit their
application forms, up to date curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic
credentials to the address below, addressed to:

The Executive

Dairy Development
Authority (DDA),

Plot 1, Kafu Rd.

P. O. Box 34006,
Kampala, Uganda

E-mail to:

Deadline: 12th July 2019

NB: Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interviews.

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