Research Officer job post Institute Of Certified Public Accountants Of Uganda

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Institute Of Certified Public Accountants Of Uganda

Institute Of Certified Public Accountants Of Uganda

Job Description

Job Category:
Data, Monitoring, and Research jobs in Uganda
Job Location:
Education Level:
Associate Degree

Job Details

ICPAU is the national professional accountancy body in Uganda, established by The Accountants Act in 1992, now the Accountants Act, 2013. It has the legal mandate to regulate and maintain the Standard of Accountancy in Uganda; to prescribe and regulate the conduct of accountants and practising accountants in Uganda; as well as conduct professional accountancy examinations in Uganda.

ICPAU seeks to recruit dynamic, visionary, courteous, self-driven, energetic, team players and committed individuals of high integrity who can bring expertise in their fields. The ideal candidates should:

1. Have a good command of the English language (both spoken and written).

2. Have excellent communication and computer skills.

3. Have good interpersonal skills.

4. Have analytical and problem–solving skills.Be creative, innovative, adaptable and have a passion for quality.

Key Responsibilities

1. Identifies areas of research in consultation with head of section.

2. Identifies sources of funding, prepare research proposals and submit funding applications.

3. Performs critical literature review and identify gaps in identified areas of research.

4. Plans and performs experiments and surveys.

5. Coordinates survey requests of IFAC and other entities.

6. Carries out quantitative and qualitative data analysis.

7. Interprets data, analyses it and draws inferences and conclusions.

8. Collaborates with research teams, industry stakeholders, government and international agencies.

9. Coordinates presentation of research results to the Committee/ Management/Council and other stakeholders.

10. Maintains accurate record of data collection results, tools and findings in accordance with the Institute’s policy.

11. Carries out any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Education and Training.


1. A Master’s degree

2. Certified Public Accountant qualification is an advantage.


1. At least three (3) years of research experience.

Personal Attributes

2. Good communication and interpersonal skills.

3. High level of personal organisation.

4. Ability to work without close supervision.

5. Calm and confident attitude.

6. Have a curious mind.

7. Determined personality.

8. Smart appearance.

9. Ability to adapt quickly to different situations.

10. Analytical ability and foresight.

11. Ability to work in a team and independently.

12. Ability to handle confidential issues.


1. Organising and execution of work (III)

2. Organisation awareness (II)

3. Supporting and co-operating (III)

4. Interacting and presenting (III)

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