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The Role 

The Revenue Accountant is responsible for the Revenue Accounting processes including Sales Accounting, Flight Revenue Accounting, Interline Processing, Billing and Settlement Planning (BSP) reconciliation, Refund and Miscellaneous Credit Orders (MCOs) processing, Fare Audit, Travel Agency reconciliation, Revenue Control, and management as well as monitoring performance of Business Process Outsourcing processing units (BPOs). He/she reports to the Director – Finance.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Ensure accuracy and timeliness in Monthly revenue processing, closing, Incentive / Agent Commission computations and GL schedules delivery to the Financial Accounting team.
  • Ensure production of accurate monthly revenue figures, revenue analyses and revenue profitability and report to management as required.
  • To interact with all levels of management on revenue reporting requirements, as necessary.
  • Manage technology projects and other special projects for Passenger and Cargo Revenue Accounting and other functions within Finance department.
  • Ensure timely and accurate billing of the Interline carriers.
  • Ensure timely and accurate billing of the corporate accounts.
  • Evaluate and implement process improvements by  outsourced processing units (BPOs), to promote efficiency and productivity.
  • Ensure full optimization of the Passenger and Cargo Revenue Accounting systems.
  • compliance with IATA Revenue Accounting rules, develop and comply with the Companies Accounting Revenue Manual and comply with International Financial Reporting standards (IFRS).
  • Conduct on-going reviews of Policy documents, International Accounting Processes, IATA Standard Operating Procedures and BPO Service Level Agreements and ensure that these are regularly updated accordingly.
  • Review and submit budget for costs relating to the Revenue Accounting unit.
  • Conduct Revenue Audits and review findings and ensure that there are no audit non-compliances in the accounting and processing of passenger, cargo and miscellaneous revenue.
  • Set accurate targets for all teams, ensuring achievement of these set targets.
  • Provide KPIs to staff at all levels.
  • Perform monthly revenue related journal entries, including passenger revenues, credit shells, barters, credit card revenue, gift cards, vouchers, etc.
  • Reconcile assigned balance sheet accounts, including monthly air traffic liability and resolve any reconciling items on a timely basis.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • A professional accounting qualification CA, CPA, ACCA,  CIMA or equivalent.
  • Three years work experience at senior management level.
  • Knowledge of Airline Revenue Accounting processes and systems, including strong interline billing / revenue accounting with knowledge of month and year end processes.
  • At least 3 years revenue accounting experience in an airline environment will be of added advantage.
  • Strong mentoring and coaching skills, including ability to train and develop subordinate's skills.
  • High level computer proficiency.

Package

  • A competitive salary is offered

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 www.careers.ugandairlines.com 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
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Only successful applicants will be contacted.