Senior Accountant

Salary Scale U3(SC)- (14,451,457 – 16,684,564 p.a)

Reporting relationship: Reports to the Director

Main Purpose:

(i) Head of Accounts department

(ii) Responsible for financial transaction

(iii) Supervising the accounts staff

Duties and responsibilities

(i) In charge of Board’s finances under supervision of Director

(ii) Supervision of staff in the Accounts Section

(iii) Control of expenditure

(iv) Signing vouchers and cheques

(v) Preparation of annual estimates/Budgets

(vi) Maintaining of Board’s fixed assets register

(vii) Preparation of annual final accounts

(viii) Responsibilities for Board’s Retirements Benefits schemes and insurance policies

(ix) Any other duties assigned


Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) with a bias in Accounting OR Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with a bias in Accounting OR Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance.

Must be Computer knowledgeable and should have a minimum 4 years working experience in a reputable Organisation / Institution.

Professional training in. CPA, ACCA etc is an added advantage.

Terms of appointment:

Five (5) year Contract (Renewable upon satisfactory performance) for all positions

Applications should be addressed to the Director, National Library of Uganda. Applicants should submit their hand written applications accompanied with academic documents  and CV with two names of referees to the above address or delivered by hand to the office of the Director, not later than 25th May 2018