Senior Warden Accounts (Systems Accountant) Jobs – Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)

Job Title:   Senior Warden Accounts (Systems Accountant)  

Organisation: Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Management Accountant


About US:

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) is a semi-autonomous agency under the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities. UWA was established in 1996 and is managed in accordance with the Wildlife Act Cap 200.


Job Summary:  The Senior Warden Accounts (Systems Accountant) will support the development and implementation of the IFMS systems in UWA.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Give support to all system users on a daily basis
  • Liaise with system developers for system modifications where necessary, Act as the contact person where external support is needed for the proper functioning of the IFMS.
  • Ensure daily system backup is done, off-site backups are running smoothly and daily. Perform periodic testing of off-site backup and give report to supervisor on a quarterly basis
  • Work closely with ICT system Administrator to manage the database to avoid database over growth and system crush.
  • Modify reference/static data like chart of accounts, dimensions etc. including report customisations
  • Train all new users of the system and assign them appropriate permissions as guided by the user’s Job Description
  • Periodically close the system to disallow backward and forward posting of transactions
  • Provide general security of the system by enforcing use of individual password.
  • Team leader during system upgrade, by guiding the developers on the accounting cycle, expected reports, key management reports etc.
  • Support system review and testing of internal controls
  • Participate in monitoring and development of performance indicators and incorporating these in the IFMS
  • Participate in Site support activities in the PAs including system readiness, setup and business re-engineering
  • Design and customize report formats to aid the users generate reports automatically from the IFMS
  • Perform any other official duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Possession of an Honours Bachelor’s Degree specializing in Accounting,
  • Must have attained at least Professional accounting certification (CPA level 3 or ACCA level 2)
  • Possession of Microsoft ERP Certifications is of added advantage
  • At least four years of related work experience, three years of which must be in implementation of Microsoft Dynamics ERPs
  • Analytical skills
  • Planning, organising and coordinating
  • Customer care
  • Communication
  • Ethics and integrity
  • Concern for quality and standards
  • Accountability
  • Leadership and teamwork
  • Time management


How to Apply:

All qualified candidates should send their application with an Application form, Download Here, detailed  Curriculum  Vita bearing  contacts  of  three  (3) competent referees, a daytime telephone contact, copies of academic documents and relevant appointment letters to any of the addresses below:


Either: Email:




Hand delivered to:


The Executive Director,

Uganda Wildlife Authority,

Plot 7 Kira Road Kamwokya

P.O. Box 3530, Kampala Uganda


Deadline: 26th March 2022 by 5.00 pm.



  • Applicants are required to scan and attach CERTIFIED copies of the required academic documents only i.e. (Degree Certificates and Transcripts plus O and A level).
  • Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note that any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • All appointments shall be subject to a probationary period of not less than six months and subsequent confirmation in service will be based on satisfactory performance of the individual.


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