Senior Accountant at Uganda Bureau Of Statistics (UBOS)

Application ends: July 1, 2022
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Job Description

Senior Accountant


Deadline: 2022-07-01   

Experience and Other requirements:


  • Minimum of 3 years gained working experience in relevant large entity or reputable private sector organisation.
  • Working knowledge of Integrated Financial Management Systems (IFMIS), Program Budgeting System (PBS) and other Financial Systems.
  • Proficient with Microsoft products (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Vision)

 Competencies and Knowledge

  • Good analytical skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Problem solving and report writing skills
  • Excellent negotiation, Communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Innovative with a proven high level of integrity;
  • Ability to work independently and in a team;
  • Self-motivation and ability to work under tight deadlines in a competitive environment

Behavioral attributes

  • Strong leadership and Management Skills,
  • Excellent Interpersonal, people management, presentation and team playing skills.
  • Communication skills
  • Problem solving skills and ability to think algorithmically
  • Exemplary and honest character, integrity, energy, dynamism



  • A Bachelor’s Degree Honors in Commerce, Bachelor’s Business Administration, Statistics, Economics OR any other equivalent discipline.
    • Must have completed a Professional Accounting course such as CPA, ACCA.
    • Must be registered with ICPAU
    • Postgraduate in Business Administration, or any other equivalent discipline will be an added advantage.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Job Description

  1. Develop unit Workplans and Budget for Government of Uganda and Projects.
  2. Implement proper accountability systems for the accountable advances made to staff.
  3. Timely processing of payments of all UBOS planned activities, statutory deductions and filing of returns to relevant authorities.
  4. Collection of from Non Tax Revenue from appropriate sources.
  5. Prepare draft periodic financial reports for management and others as may be required financial policies, regulations and guidelines.
  6. timely bank reconciliation and review of all UBOS Accounts
  7. Mentor and Supervise all the Accountants

Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time