The role reports to the Financial Accountant and is responsible for accounting for the Airlines costs and payments.


Duties and responsibilities


  • Adhere to assigned work schedule as outlined in the department, policies and procedures; ensures all behaviors comply with Uganda Airlines rules and regulations
  • Ensure that all invoices are checked and signed by the user department and have all supporting documents before being captured
  • Ensure that all invoices are processed through payable module and set up for payment
  • Ensure the accurate capturing of invoices and payments into the financial accounting system
  • Ensure the matching of invoices and payment is done on regular basis
  • Scrutinize the invoices against requisition/PO/Contract/Delivery note…etc before processing payments
  • Reconciliation of payments made to suppliers and ensure that there’s no double payment or errors in finance payment module
  • Monitor accounts of major suppliers of the company to ensure payments are up to date and resolve any issues with the suppliers
  • Resolve invoice discrepancies and any other anomalies that may come up or any other complaints from suppliers
  • Provide barter & supplier statements whenever required
  • Provide payable account statements when required
  • Work with strict hourly and daily deadlines to ensure Payables operations are performed on a timely basis
  • Maintain appropriate filing of daily and monthly of invoices and payments
  • Provide support for Payables related audits; and ensure audit teams are provided with required information and responses.
  • Process payments for suppliers as per payment terms
  • Implement appropriate month end closure and General Ledger management processes, procedures and practices
  • Accurate and timely preparation and presentation of monthly bank reconciliation statements for all bank accounts of the company
  • Review and ensure up to date Fixed Asset Register is maintained
  • Monthly filling of tax returns and NSSF
  • Ensure compliance with relevant statutory obligations across the entire network of the company’s operation and filling of returns in those jurisdictions.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned


Required education and experience:

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and analytical skills
  • Working in a team whilst being able to work independently on assigned projects.
  • General accounting knowledge
  • Proficiency in data entry
  • Attention to detail
  • Confidentiality
  • Problem solving
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills
  • Degree in Business Management, Statistics, Accounting and Finance.
  • The job will require someone with at least three years’ working experience.
  • Level two ACCA or CPA and use of at least two accounting systems/software

About Us

Uganda Airlines, the National Carrier of the Republic of Uganda based at Entebbe International Airport is now accepting applications for a number of job opportunities.

As a member of the team, you will be responsible for presenting a positive image of the airline in keeping with its brand to connect the world to the Pearl of Africa. You will be enthusiastic about serving all Uganda Airlines customers and colleagues with courtesy and respect in line with the company’s values. You will also be championing safety and ensuring international aviation standards are maintained at the airline. This is a great opportunity to be part of the new National Airline, in this exciting industry.

How to apply

Application letters, complete with Curriculum Vitae giving two (2) referees, and copies of academic and professional certificates with one passport size photograph (one full size photograph for Cabin Crew applicants) should be submitted online at or by post quoting the Job Reference number accordingly.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Manager Human Resources.
Uganda National Airlines Company Ltd.
P.O. Box 431, Entebbe, Uganda

Only successful applicants will be contacted.