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Job Opportunity - Accountant

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Established in 1961, Uganda Co-operative Alliance (UCA) Ltd is the apex body for all registered co-operative societies in Uganda covering different sectors of the economy. UCA serves as the voice of the co-operative movement both nationally and internationally with a mandate to consider, and make recommendations, and representation to the Government on matters of policy relating to the co-operative movement and any other matter affecting registered co-operative societies in general or in particular. UCA is also mandated to carry out arbitration whenever disputes arise in Co-operatives, provides capacity building, support institutional development, lobby and advocacy, resource mobilization for the cooperative movement and any other co-
operative development work. UCA’s Vision is “A strong and vibrant umbrella organization of prosperous co-operatives with empowered members” with a mission “To provide high-quality support services to co-operatives and their members on a sustainable basis”.
UCA is seeking to recruit a suitable, competent, dynamic, highly creative, well-grounded and experienced competent person for the vacancy of Accountant.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:
1) Preparation of Financial and Accounting records and systems for day-to-day
transactions.
2) Preparation of timely reports; daily, monthly, quarterly and annual that are in line with the General Accepted Accounting principles.
3) Timely provisioning and submission of returns and payments as required by law.
4) Preparation, presentation and review of all budgets.
5) Provision of technical support to Management, Project teams and Departments in
financial and administrative matters.
6) Support to resource mobilization, utilization, partnerships and networking.
7) Preparation of analytical reports on Budgets, Incomes, Expenses and Procurement on a regular basis to update Management, Board and other key stakeholders.
8) Maintenance of proper internal control systems to ensure proper checks and balances.

JOB TITLE: Accountant (1)
DUTY STATION: UCA Head Office - Kampala
REPORTS TO: The General Secretary

9) Maintenance of accurate, complete and up-to-date assets register of all UCA assets both movable and immovable, ensure their proper usage, maintenance and safety.
10) Close supervision, orientation, and management of Finance and Administration
Department to ensure staff performance and efficiency.
11) Support the Secretariat, Units, and Departments in proper planning, reviews & analysis
on a regular basis.
12) Develop an up-to-date accurate Finance and Accounting Policy, ensure implementation.
13) Establish mechanisms for risk identification, measurement and control.
14) Provision of technical support to management in staff recruitment, development, setting
work targets / KPI’s, appraisal, payroll preparation and reviews.
15) Perform any other duties assigned by the General Secretary.

Qualifications
• A degree or diploma in a Business related field.
• Must possess an Accounting Professional Qualification: CPA, ACCA, CIMA etc.
• At least two years of progressive experience working in a reputable organization.
• Previous work experience with Member Based Organizations, Co-operatives or
community organizations is desirable.
Other requirements
• Recommendation from at least two referees including employer(s).
• National Identification

Model of applying: Interested persons with the requisite qualifications and competencies should address their application letters to The General Secretary, Uganda Co-operative Alliance Ltd, Plot 47/49 Nkrumah Road P.O. Box 2215 Kampala. Hand deliver a hard copy to the Head Office or email a single pdf containing an application letter, CV and academic documents to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. & This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline for submission: 5:00 pm (EAT), June 8, 2023
For more details, kindly contact us on: Tel: (+256) 414258898 or Mobile (+256)
700844675

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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Phone : +256 414 258898/4/8
Email : info@uca.coop
Address : Plot 47/49,
Nkrumah Road
P.O. Box 2215, Kampala-Uganda