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Bursar job at Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA)

Organization:

Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA)

About the Organization:

Uganda National Meteorological Authority (formerly Department of Meteorology) under Ministry of Water and Environment is a semi autonomous government institution for weather and climate services (UNMA Act. 2012) and a focal institution to Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), an international body of experts mandated to analyze scientific research findings on climate change.

Job Description

Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) is a Statutory Body established by UNMA Act, 2012. The Act empowers UNMA to provide for the control and development of technically sound and scientific meteorological services in Uganda.

The Authority seeks to recruit competent and well-motivated Ugandans to fill the following vacant positions that exit at the Uganda Meteorological Authority (UNMA) and National Meteorological Training School (NMTS) Entebbe.

National Meteorological Training School (NMTS) is based in Entebbe. The School was transferred from Ministry of Education and Sports to Uganda National Meteorological Authority in 2010. The School's mandate is to train all medium meteorological personnel in Uganda which can deliver quality services to the fields of Meteorology, Aviation/Defense, Agriculture, Forestry/Agroforestry, Environment, and Education

The positions are contractual, subject to renewal upon satisfactory performance and Rationalization of Government Agencies

JOB DESCRIPTION AND PERSON SPECIFICATION FOR THE POSITION OF BURSAR
Job Title: Bursar (position 1)
Salary Scale: AS7
Reports to: Principal
Age: 35 - 55Years

JOB PURPOSE
Lead technical adviser to Principal on day-to-day management of finances and assists the
Accounting Officer to account for public resources in accordance with legal and financial policies in place

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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead custody for accounting records and documents;

  • Lead the preparation of students' fees, bills and reconcile bank slips of fees;

  • Guide the preparation of tax payments and returns and keep records thereof;

  • Take responsibility for posting financial transactions, cashbooks and subsidiary ledgers to general ledger and update books of accounts;

  • Supervise entering of transactions into the commitment control register;

  • Chief custodian of cash and imprest and effecting payments; and

  • Prepare and submit monthly reconciliation reports.

  • Perform any other duty as assigned by supervisor.

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Qualifications and Experience

  • An honors Bachelor's degree in Commerce or Finance, Business Administration and Accounting obtained from a recognized awarding Institution with full professional qualification in Accountancy

  • At least three (3) years of working experience in Accounts in public or a reputable organization

How to Apply

All applications must be accompanied with recent CVs detailing work experience, present position, certified copies of professional and educational qualifications. Applicants must also include a copy of their National Identity Card and three (3) referees (including their names, workplace and contact details).
ii) Females are encouraged to apply and applications should be physically delivered to the address below

THE AG: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
UGANDA NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL AUTHORITY
PLOT 22/28 PORT BELL ROAD, LUZIRA
P.O BOX 7025
KAMPALA-UGANDA
NB: UNMA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Deadline for Application

June 17, 2024

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