Senior Accountant job at National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)


National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Senior Accountant job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 07 February 2022

Hiring Organization: National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Job Details:

The National Environment Management Authority (hereinafter called “NEMA") was established under the National Environment Act, Cap.153 in May 1995 (hereinafter called the “Act”). This has now been repealed by the National Environment Act No.5 of 2019 and mandated “as the principal agency in Uganda for regulating, supervising and coordinating all activities relating to the environment.
NEMA invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant position:

Ref No: NEMA/ADV/EXT/05/2022
Job Ref Title : Senior Accountant
Reports to : Finance Manager
Salary Scale: E4
Vacancies : One (1)

Purpose of the Job
Support the accounting and financial management function of the Authority.

Key duties and responsibilities
• Support the resource mobilization function of the Authority;
• Ensure internal financial controls are in place and adhered to;
• Support the budget process for all NEMA departments;
• Production of monthly and quarterly budget performance and accounting reports;
• Maintain staff activity advances ledger;
• Support the implementation of financial plans for departments;
• Advise Heads of Departments as they implement departmental allocations;
• Ensure Heads of Departments implement approved financial policies and procedures appropriate to their sections;
• Supervise accountants in the department;
• Support the external and internal audit function;
• Ensure proper classification of transactions as assets, liabilities, income and expenses;
• Ensure the accounting reports and transactions are accurate;
• Perform any other duties assigned.


Job specifications
The desired person should have the following essential requirements:
a) Qualifications:
• A Bachelor’s Degree in in any of the following: Business Administration (Accounting
• Option); Commerce (Accounting Option), Accounting and Finance;
• A Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance;
• Must be a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda.
Experience:
• Should have at least a minimum of five (5) years of relevant work experience in Accounting or Finance in a reputable organization, 3 of which should be at an officer level;
• Hands on experience with accounting packages such as Sun systems, Integrated
• Financial Management System (IFMS), Navision Financials or Pastel is a MUST:
c) Duty station: The successful candidate may in the interest of NEMA be required to serve in any part of Uganda.

Application procedure

Potential candidates should download an application form from the NEMA website, fill the form, attaching requisite academic transcripts and certificates in one pdf file named “Position-Name of Applicant”.
The one pdf file should be submitted to recruitment@nema.go.ug not later than 7th February 2022 at 5:00PM. Applicants who will not have heard from us by 7th April 2022 should consider their applications unsuccessful.

Date Posted: 2022-01-25

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