Senior Accountant Job at Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examinations Board (UNMEB) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:

Senior Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME Industry: Education, and Training Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examinations Board (UNMEB)

Deadline of this Job:
16 October 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda Kampala East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill vacant positions at the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examinations Board (UNMEB) Secretariat based in Kampala. Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examinations Board (UNMEB) is a Government Agency under the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES), established by the Business, Technical, Vocational Education and Training (BTVET) Act No. 12 of 2008 and operationalized by Statutory Instrument No. 4, 2009. UNMEB Mandate is to streamline, regulate and coordinate examinations and award at Certificate and Diploma level for the nursing and midwifery profession in Uganda. UNMEB Mission is to manage and administer quality examinations using skilled Examiners and Award Certificates to successful candidates in the Nursing and Midwifery Profession in Uganda. This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated and result-driven Professionals. .

JOB TITLE: SENIOR ACCOUNTANT Reports to: Principal Accountant Directly supervises: Accountant Terms of service: Permanent
Duty Station: UNMEB headquarters Salary Scale: UNMEB 4 Main Purpose of the Job:
To advise the Principal Accountant on financial matters, analyze financial information &
Recommend procedures, internal controls and guidelines for effective utilization of
financial resources.
Duties & Responsibilities
• Prepare periodic financial and accounting reports that comply with the statutory financial reporting requirements;
• Coordinate the preparation of Annual budgets in liaison with the Principal Administrative Officer and submit them to relevant authorities for approval;
• Monitor the departmental budget performance and prepare management reports;
• Monitor cash flow, compile outstanding bills and ensure timely payments;
• Ensure proper accountability of all monies appropriated to the Board in accordance with the Government of Uganda accounting procedures;
• Review all the steps for end of year closing accounting processes and procedures;
• Review the monthly bank reconciliations statements;
• Prepare the final accounts in accordance with the reporting procedures;
• Manage all financial audits and respond to audit queries raised there from;
• Mentor, coach, appraise and supervise all subordinate staff that report directly to him/her;
• Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Personal Specifications:
• Honors Degree in Finance/Actuarial Science/Accounting, Business Administration, Bachelor of Commerce or any related field with a professional Qualification in Accounting or Auditing, such as CPA or ACCA;
• Must be a member of the Institute of Certified Professional Accountant of Uganda (ICPAU) or a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA);
• A minimum of five years of practical Auditing/Accounting experience in a busy and reputable Organization

Core Competences:
• Critical thinking and high analytical skills
• Ability to work with minimum supervision
• Good interpersonal skills
• Strong communication skills
• High level of integrity

Job Education: Not Specified

Job Experience: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure

Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned positions are advised to;
1. Submit their hand written or on-line applications in triplicate to the Executive Secretary, Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examinations Board, Plot 157, Ssebowa Road, Kiwatule, P.O. Box 3513 Kampala, to be received not later than 05:00 p.m. on 16th October 2020.
2. Attach on their application detailed Curriculum Vitae with an address and day time telephone contacts, written recommendation letters from referees, Copies of three (3) sets of relevant Certified Academic documents, three (3) Passport size photographs a copy of the National Identity Card.
3. Indicate title of post on the Applications as well as the Reference Number against the vacancy. For electronic submission, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the e-mail and send to;  and unmebservices”
Only successful candidates will be contacted.


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