Management Accountant Jobs – Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Job Title:    Management 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 Management Accountant will direct internal financial processes; monitor costs, sales, spending and budgets; conduct audits; identify past trends and predict future needs; and assist University leaders with financial decisions.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Aid Management’s financial planning and decision making by providing appropriate financial information and reports
  • Conduct financial analysis and forecasting
  • Develop and implement cost-effective financial policies
  • Mitigate financial risks
  • Monitor auditing and taxation practices
  • Evaluate benefits and compensation packages
  • Ensure the financial health and sustained business growth of the University
  • Any other official duties as may be assigned by the supervisor or Management

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Degree in Finance, Accounting or in a related field
  • Excellent technical accounting skills
  • ACCA, CMA qualification
  • At least eight years’ experience in a senior financial position
  • Advanced knowledge of excel and acquainted with SAP
  • Successfully aided over three recent unqualified external Audit processes
  • Excellent analytical, quantitative, and organizational skills
  • Able to function in a team and supervise a finance team
  • 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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