Accountant Jobs – Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Job Title:    Accountant

Organisation: Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Duty Station:  Mukono, Uganda


About US:

Uganda Christian University (UCU) is an authentic Christian institution established by the Church of Uganda in 1997 in response to a call for quality university education with a Christian perspective. Uganda Christian University replaced the historic Bishop Tucker Theological College which 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.


Job Summary:  The Accountant will be responsible for the Accounts Payables function and will be under the direct supervision of the Financial Accountant.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Ensuring Budget Consumptions for departments are captured.
  • Initiate payments and post entries
  • Prepare accounts
  • Keep account books and systems up to date
  • Monitor spending and budgets
  • Compile and prepare financial and budget reports
  • Conduct balance sheet and bank accounts’ reconciliation
  • Analyze financial performance
  • Manage financial information
  • Advise and help clients and staff on financial matters
  • Any other official duties as may be assigned by assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Degree in Accounting, Finance, or relevant degree
  • Additional certification ACCA, CPA
  • At least five years of work experience as an Accountant
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures
  • Proficient in General Ledger functions
  • Advanced MS Excel skills, proficiency in SAP accounting software
  • Knowledge, skills and ability to perform the required tasks
  • Attention to detail and good analytical skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize tasks
  • A mature and practicing Christian who upholds the University’s Core values and Instruments of Identity


How to Apply:

All candidates should send;

  • Two (2) copies of an application letter together with an updated Curriculum Vitae and three references (Academic, Pastoral & Leadership).
  • Two (2) copies of certified academic and professional certificates and transcripts




The Director, Human Resource & Administration,

Uganda Christian University,

Pilkington Building,

P.O. Box 4, Mukono. Uganda




Email to: (All the attachments should be in ONE PDF document)


Deadline: 1st November 2021 by 5:00pm


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