SENIOR WARDEN ACCOUNTS (SYSTEM ACCOUNTANT)

Uganda Wildlife Authority

Job Summary

Reporting to the Manager Finance – Budgeting and Reporting (Current MA), the System Accountant will support the development and implementation of the IFMS systems in UWA and will undertake the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description/Requirements

REPORTS TO : MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT

DEPARTMENT : FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION

DUTY STATION : UWA HEADQUARTERS

CONTRACT DURATION: FOUR (4) YEARS RENEWABLE

AGE LIMIT: NOT MORE THAN 50 YEARS


Reporting to the Manager Finance – Budgeting and Reporting (Current MA), the System Accountant will support the development and implementation of the IFMS systems in UWA and will undertake the following duties and responsibilities:


I. Give support to all system users on a daily basis

II. Liaise with system developers for system modifications where necessary, Act as the contact person where external support is needed for the proper functioning of the IFMS.

III. Ensure daily system backup is done, off-site backups are running smoothly and daily. Perform periodic testing of off-site backup and give report to supervisor on a quarterly basis

IV. Work closely with ICT system Administrator to manage the database to avoid database over growth and system crush.

V. Modify reference/static data like chart of accounts, dimensions etc. including report customisations

VI. Train all new users of the system and assign them appropriate permissions as guided by the user’s Job Description

VII. Periodically close the system to disallow backward and forward posting of transactions

VIII. Provide general security of the system by enforcing use of individual password.

IX. Team leader during system upgrade, by guiding the developers on the accounting cycle, expected reports, key management reports etc.

X. Support system review and testing of internal controls

XI. Participate in monitoring and development of performance indicators and incorporating these in the IFMS

XII. Participate in Site support activities in the PAs including system readiness, setup and business re-engineering

XIII. Design and customize report formats to aid the users generate reports automatically from the IFMS

XIV. Perform any other official duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.


QUALIFICATIONS:

I. Possession of an Honours Bachelor’s Degree specializing in Accounting, Finance or Information Technology (IT) from a recognized University.

II. Must possess Professional accounting (ACCA or CPA).

III. Must possess certification in Microsoft systems technologies, and implementation of Microsoft Dynamics ERPs is a must.


EXPERIENCE:

Experience of a minimum of four (4) years, 3 years of which must be in system accounting


COMPETENCES:

a) Analytical skills

b) Planning, organising and coordinating

c) Customer care

d) Communication

e) Ethics and integrity

f) Concern for quality and standards

g) Accountability

h) Leadership and teamwork

i) Time management


Application Procedure:

Suitable candidates should send their application with a detailed Curriculam Vitae bearing contacts of three (3) competent referees, a daytime telephone contact, copies of academic documents and relevant appointment letters to the addresses below:


The Executive Director

Ugand Wildlife Authority

Plot 7 Kira Road Kamwokya

 P.O. Box 3530, Kampala Uganda

 Email: hr-recruit@wildlife.go.ug


or:

Hand Delivered To:

The Executive Director

Uganda Awildlife Authority Plot 7 Kira Road Kamwokya

P.O. Box 3530, Kampala Uganda

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

All applications should reach the email adress or hand delivered to the above address by 27th septembter 2021 at 5.00 pm.

NB: The Job Application Form as well as the Advert can be accessed from the UWA website.http://www.wildlife.go.ug

only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note that any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.


NOTE:

1. Applicants are required to scan and attach CERTIFIED copies of the required academic documents only ie (Degree Certficates and Transcripts plus O and A level).

2. Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority.

3. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note that any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

4. All appointments shall be subject to a probationary period of not less than six(6) months and subsequent confirmation in service will be based on satisfactory performance of the individual.


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