Uganda Petroleum Institute Kigumba (UPIK)

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Job Description

Uganda Petroleum Institute – Kigumba (UPIK) was established by the Statutory Instrument NO. 3 of 2011 – Universities and other Tertiary Institutes Act (establishment of Uganda Petroleum Institute – Kigumba) in July 2011. The Mandate of UPIK is to provide a world class education in Petroleum Engineering in order to support the Petroleum Sector in Uganda.

UPIK now invites applications from suitably qualified Ugandans who are self-oriented with proven integrity to fill the following posts in the Institute’s established structure.


NO of Vacancies: 01

Terms of Employment: Contract of 5 years (Renewable) Reports to: Bursar/Accountant Salary/Remunerations (Scale):       Attractive

Age: 25-40 years Duty Station: Kigumba QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in Business Administration, Commerce, Accounting or its equivalent from a reputable Institution
  • Possession of professional qualification is an added advantage
  • Should be a person of high integrity
  • Should have well developed communication and interpersonal relationship skills


  • At least one (1) years’ working experience in a reputable Organization


  • Organizing payment to suppliers on timely basis
  • Overseeing the purchase ledger and credit control
  • Assisting the Financial director/Management Accountant and team colleagues with day-to day tasks
  • Posting of invoices and create payments
  • Preparing reports for review by management
  • Preparing month-end bank reconciliation
  • Dealing with range of finance related queries both internal and external
  • Posting entries of Accounts
  • Providing administrative support to the Accountant/Bursar
  • Assisting in preparing Statutory accounts
  • Calculating and checking to make sure payments, amounts and records are correct
  • Preparing, compiling and analysing account information
  • Documenting and recommending financial actions by analysing accounting options
  • And any other duties assigned by the Supervisor.

If you meet the above, please submit your application in

Triplicate with detailed CV and attachments to: The Principal,

Uganda Petroleum Institute -Kigumba, P.O Box 187,

Bweyale – Kiryandongo District. Deadline: Two Weeks from the date of advertisement.