Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL): Accountant Jobs in Uganda
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) a fully state owned limited Company is a lead player in the Uganda power sector . It is
responsible for the bulk purchase and sale of electricity from the generating companies and to the distribution companies respectively throughout
Uganda. It is also responsible for all exports and imports of electricity in Uganda.
Our Vision is:
“To become a leading strategic business partner in the transmission and Single Buyer Business and to support sustainable energy
development in Uganda”
located at Head Office, reports to the Senior Accountant,
Corporate Accounts (General Ledger). Its primary purpose is to maintain
an accurate Payroll and staff benefits payments system.
KEY RESULT AREAS:
Prepare the payroll on a monthly basis in accordance with approved Salary structure and statutory rules.
Ensure reasonable checks and analytical reviews for payroll expenses and staff benefits by comparing one period to another,
provide explanations and reports on variances input for monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements.
Ensure completeness of payroll and staff benefit posting in Financial Records.
To participate in the review and formulation of accounting procedures, policies and practises for payroll and staff benefits expenses.
Advise on methods to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the control environment over payroll and other staff benefits.
Ensure key interface for Internal and External Audit activities are in relation to payroll and Staff benefits.
Reconcile all payroll and staff advance accounts on a monthly basis to the general Ledger account and propose any adjusting entries to the supervisor.
Ensure that all statutory deductions duly effected on the payroll are processed to the relevant organs; NSSF, URA and other Local Authorities on due dates.
Generate Payroll payment schedules to Human Resource Department for verification before processing for disbursement.
Monitor changes in laws and regulations pertaining to payroll and staff benefits which require Company policy changes and effect of changes in the applicable statutory rates.
Prepare and file E-PAYE returns to URA and NSSF every month on due dates.
Process all other staff payments and benefits to staff in a timely period.
And to carry out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time
by the supervisor.
THE PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
The desired person should have the following essential
- • Honours Degree in Commerce or Business Administration or
Finance or equivalent qualification.
- • Professional accounting qualification of a recognized institution such
as ACCA, CPA and CIMA will be added advantage.
- • Age: Not above 32 years.
- • Must have a minimum of four (4) years experience in a large volume
and busy computerised Payroll Unit.
- • Significant experience in preparation and processing of electronic
payroll and staff benefits.
- • Must be able to work with Accounting software packages especially
Sun Accounting Systems.
- • Must have good understanding of International Financial Reporting
Standards and best practises.
- • Must be computer literate in MS office package.
- • A person of integrity, highly motivated, innovative and a committed
- • The successful candidate will have a high sense of responsibility
and confidentiality and must be able to work independently and
accurately under pressure with minimal supervision.
Attractive remuneration packages that are competitive.
Suitably qualified persons should send their applications enclosing
photocopies of academic qualifications certificates and testimonials along
with their curriculum vitae indicating contact postal address, daytime
contact telephone, fax or e-mail and giving three referees to:
Human Resource and Administration
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited
P. O. Box 7625 KAMPALA
The closing date to receive applications is 08th October, 2010