Management Accountant Jobs – Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI)

Job Title:       Management Accountant

Organisation: Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


About US:

The Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI) is an intergovernmental regional management development centre whose primary objective is providing the region with trained personnel in a number of critical areas including policy management, transportation management, financial management, information technology management, health management, human resources management, project management, energy and environment management and gender management among others. The focus was to train middle to senior managers from the region to improve their managerial performance taking into consideration the global issues but with a regional focus relevant to the African environment.


Job Summary: The Accountant shall be responsible for implementing financial plans and strategies aimed at efficient and effective utilization of resources.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement stringent expenditure control procedures
  • Prepare monthly revenue performance reports;
  • Ensuring effective revenue management system and procedures;
  • Maintain Business School Student Accounts to ensure up to date fee statements are periodically disseminated to students through country offices;
  • Manage the students’ statements on the Business School Student management system;
  • Maintain accounts receivable ledgers and ensure reconciliation with General Ledger;
  • Maintain Fixed Assets Register:
  • Carry out reconciliation of general ledger control accounts with sub ledgers;
  • Prepare Cashflow projection on quarterly basis; and
  • Prepare monthly management reports for the Institutes as well as its various business units for effective decision making.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Degree in Accountancy or equivalent;
  • Full professional qualification such as ACCA/CIMA CPA;
  • Masters of Business Administration or equivalent will be an added advantage;
  • Five years relevant post qualification experience:
  • Knowledge of international Financial Reporting Standards;
  • Knowledge of global trends in accounting and finance practices.
  • Communication skills;
  • Advanced computer skills on MS Office and accounting software;
  • Team player and able to work under pressure;
  • Excellent attention to detail and analytical skills; and
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision


How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications with updated CVs, copies of certificates and testimonials, and three (3) referees should be addressed and email to:


The Director General, ESAMI,

  1. O. BOX 3030 ARUSHA, Tanzania

Email to:


NB: Only applications sent by email will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 10th August 2022


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