Account Job (Revenue Collection)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following post in the University. Interested
candidates should submit their applications, Curriculum Vitae, Certificates, and Transcripts (3 copies each
set) giving full details of Applicants’ Education, Qualifications, work experience, and names of three
referees, plus their email addresses. Applicants should make sure that at least two referees have
forwarded references in support of the applicant. Muteesa I Royal University is a rapidly growing institution
where ethical governance, innovative leadership, and value addition are key elements.

Applications should be forwarded directly to the Manager, Human Resources, Muteesa I Royal
University on the email: Applications will close on the 05th March 2022.

Job Description:

Job title: Account (Revenue Collection)

Reports to: The University Bursar

Duty Station: Kakeeka

No of vacancies: 01

Role definition: Role definition: To reconcile payments and prepare financial reports to inform management decisions on a monthly basis in line with the Accounting Standards and the University Financial Policy.

The key performance areas (KPAs):

  1. Implement strategies and activities for collecting revenues from students and other income generating units in line with the set guidelines.
  2. Reconcile debtors control accounts with debtors’ subsidiary ledgers and up to date them as per the accounting Manual.
  3. Monitor the debt payment trends; determine debtors that have exceeded payment time and use debt recovery strategies to collect delayed payment in line with set departmental policies and procedures.
  4. Plan for better ways of recovering the debts from those that may have to on time
  5. Prepare monthly revenue reports for Management’s decision making.
  6. Intense monitoring of accounts payable and receivable.
  7. Reconciliation between bank and company accounts as well as handling daily receipts, monthly revenue intake sheets, spreadsheet files, and inter-company reports and communications to investors, partners, and stakeholders.
  8. Ensure that all monthly transactions are accurately recorded,
  9. Assist financial analysts in updating revenue tracking sheets and processing royalties.
  10. Participating in monthly, quarterly, and yearly accounting cycles and preparing monthly financial statements.
Re-acquired specifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field.
  • Special licenses or certification may be required.
  • Strong analytical, communication, and computer skills.
  • Understanding of administrative and financial processes.
  • Ethical behavior.
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional growth.
  • Knowledge of the Government financial regulations, and university financial policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of computerized information systems used in financial and/or accounting applications.
  • Knowledge of standard and/or fund accounting principles, methods, and applications.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections.
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control procedures.
  • Account balancing and reconciling skills.
  • Ability to set up and maintain financial accounts and ledgers.
  • Working knowledge of financial software tools to quantify and illustrate routine financial reports, statements, and/or projections.