Project Accountant, Kampala

Last update 2024-05-29
Expires 2024-06-29
ID #1871108080
Project Accountant, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Modified October 5, 2023


Job SummaryContract Type:Sign up to view job details.The Project Accountant will assist the Financial Management Specialist to carry out financialmanagement (FM) work in respect to GROW Project implementation. S/He will assist inmanagement and monitoring of all the financial activities of the project in line with theinternational and the Government of Uganda (GoU) financial regulations.Requirementsa) Applicants should possess an honors degree in Accounting or Finance, Commerce,Business Administration ALL with a major in accounts.b) A Professional Qualification in Accountancy (e.g CPA, ACCA) and Member of theInstitute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU).Responsibilitiesi. Process payments to service providers and remit statutory deduction to relevantauthorities in accordance with operating guidelines.ii. Prepare schedule of payments approved by the Financial Management Specialist (FMS)indicating period taken to complete payment process.iii. Perform monthly bank reconciliation and prepare reconciliation statements for reviewby the FMS.iv. Prepare staff payroll and statutory deductions for remittance to the relevant authoritiesv. Monitor the project budgets, expenditures and costs and ensure control over projectfunds Carry out analysis of payment requests and reconcile them with approveddocumentation including Local Purchase Orders (LPO) and contracts.vii. Process and post payment invoices into financial management system in line withapproved work-plans.viii. Generate summary of LPO in the financial management system on monthly basis,prepare reports on outstanding payments / obligations and extract periodic commitmentcontrol Reports.ix. Update expenditure control cards for contractual payments and ensure no contract overruns.x. Review reimbursement claims submitted by beneficiaries and project implementationunit and process payment in compliance with operational and financial procedures.xi. Reviewing expenditure accountability documentation for completeness, adequacy andcompliance with financial and operational guidelines.xii. Perform monthly bank reconciliation and prepare reconciliation statements for reviewand approval.xiii. Participate in preparation of periodic progress management reports in accordance withGoU and World Bank guidelines.xiv. Support preparation of annual statutory financial reports and accounts.xv. Participate in assets verification and stock taking exercises and update the project assetsregister and stores records as appropriatexvi. Any other duties as will be assigned from time to time.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Project accountant

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