Financial Accountant at Petroleum Authority of Uganda


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  • Company: Petroleum Authority of Uganda
  • Location: Uganda
  • State: Uganda
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Accounting Jobs in Uganda

Job Description

The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) is a statutory body established under Section 9 of the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act 2013, and in line with the National Oil and Gas Policy for Uganda which was approved in 2008. The mandate of the Petroleum Authority of Uganda is to monitor and regulate the exploration, development and production, together with the refining, gas conversion, transportation and storage of petroleum in Uganda. This includes ensuring that petroleum operations in Uganda are carried out in accordance with the relevant laws, regulations, guidelines, statutes and in line with international best practice for the petroleum industry.

The Petroleum Authority of Uganda now invites applications from qualified Ugandans who fully meet the required job specifications and with the right personal attributes to occupy the following positions in the Authority’s established structure.

PAU/FA/092/600: Financial Accountant Job Summary Process and issue payments due to authorized recipients and prepare periodical reports to facilitate business continuity and enhance accountability

Key Roles & Responsibilities • Receive, register and face vet supplier invoices and staff claims for authenticity and validity of the invoices/claims. • Communicate to the Suppliers/claimants where the invoices/claims have issues for clarification. • Process payment to staff and suppliers. • Obtain, verify and post all payments and receipts – Vouchers, EFTs and any other relevant documents into the accounting system. • Maintain all records of transactions/documents posted on PAU account. • Receive and verify refunds from staff and issue receipts. • Obtain bank statements and examine refunds made through the banks before issuing receipts. • Provide safe custody and accountability for the all the tools and resources used – security papers, receipt books etc. and keep a record in the registers. • Prepare periodical accountability reports indicating money received (refunds), all payments made to staff and external service providers and submit to supervisor for confirmation. • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills And Experience Basic Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in Commerce, Business Administration or any other Business-related degree with a specialization in either Finance or Accounting, from a recognized University Experience • At least 3 years’ experience handling financial management/accounting related job in a large organization. • Practical exposure to the application of financial accounting systems.

Added advantage • Professional Qualification in Accounting (ACCA, CIMA, CPA (U)). • Specialized Training in the Accounting Systems Applications. • Character & Competencies • Ability to work as part of a team • Ability to analyze large volumes of data • High level of organization skills • Ability to work for long hours • Possession of good Interpersonal skills • Possession of an impeccable record of integrity • Possession of prioritization skills

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 4 Oct. 2021
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