Fresher Accountant Job Vacancies – Makerere University School of Public Health

Job Title:  Accountant (Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Makerere University School of Public Health

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


About Organisation:

Makerere University School of Public Health through the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in collaboration with Windsor laboratory Uganda Limited received funding from the Ministry of Science, technology and Innovations (STI/OP) to conduct an observation study titled Vitamin D as a therapy for chronic conditions: Covid-19, Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, Covid-19 and Malaria. The study will also offer training and mentorship sessions to selected medical doctors, nutrition scientists, laboratory technicians and clinical officers to equip them with knowledge about Vitamin D therapy, testing and diet supplementation.


Job Summary: We are seeking a detail oriented and experienced accountant to join our team. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in accounting, finance, and well versed with financial principles, practices and regulations. S/he will play a pivotal role in maintaining accurate financial records, preparing financial reports, and providing financial guidance when required.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Financial data entry: accurately enter financial transactions into accounting software and maintain up to date financial records
  • Reconciliation: perform regular bank reconciliations to ensure accuracy and identify discrepancies
  • Financial reporting: prepare financial statements including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements on periodic basis
  • Budget monitoring: assist in monitoring and managing budgets, ensuring compliance with financial regulations and institutional policies
  • Accounts payable and receivable: process invoices, payments, and collections and maintain records of outstanding balances
  • Expense management: review and verify expense reports, and ensure compliance with institutional policies
  • Financial analysis: analyse financial data, identify trends, and provide recommendations for improvement
  • Tax compliance: assist in the preparation and filing of tax returns and ensure compliance with tax regulations

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of a diploma in accounting, finance or related field


How to Apply:

All interested applicants should address their application to the Dean, School of Public Health. The detailed CV showing their relevant working experience and academic qualifications, must be uploaded on the respective google form link for application as a single Pdf below.


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Deadline: 19th June 2024


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Date Posted 2024-06-17T15:39
Valid Through 2024-06-20T00:00
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH)
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda

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