Who appoints the Accountant General in Uganda?

Who appoints the Accountant General in Uganda?

the President
(1) In accordance with article 163(1) of the Constitution, the Auditor General shall be appointed by the President with the approval of Parliament. (b) full membership for at least fifteen years, of a body recognised by the Council of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda. 5.

What is the work of Accountant General?

The responsibility of the accountant general is to promote and enforce effective management in respect of revenue expenditure, assets and liabilities of institutions in all three spheres of Government.

Who appoints accountant general?

Comptroller and Auditor General of India
Nominator Prime Minister of India
Appointer President of India
Term length 6 yrs or up to 65 yrs of age (whichever is earlier)
Constituting instrument Article 148 of the Constitution of India

Why is the office of the Accountant General important in a state?

It is also responsible for book keeping of all financial transactions of the government as well as rendering relevant financial reports on government activities. The Office is headed by the Accountant-General who is the Chief Accounting Officer of all Receipts and Payments of the State Government.

Which body in Uganda is responsible for making a national budget?

Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development
Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (Uganda) The Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED) is a cabinet-level government ministry of Uganda.

What is the Charter of fiscal responsibility?

The Charter for Fiscal Responsibility (CFR) for 2016/17 – 2020/21[2], developed in line with the Public Financial Management (PFM) Act[3] of 2015, is government’s strategy to ensure that the fiscal balances and the total public debt levels are sustainable over the medium term and in the long run.

What skills should accountants have?

Basic Soft Skills for Accountants

  • Strong written and oral communication.
  • Organization and attention to detail.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Time management.
  • Systems analysis.
  • Mathematical and deductive reasoning.
  • Critical thinking.
  • Active learning.

Who is Accountant General of the Federation and his responsibility?

Incumbent. Ahmed Idris The Accountant General of the Federation is the administrative head of the treasury of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The office holder is often appointed by the President of Nigeria to serve a four years term in accordance with the constitution of the federal republic of Nigeria.

What is the difference between Accountant General and Auditor General?

So the two functions are different: the Accountant-General maintains the accounting records, prepares financial statements; but the Auditor-General gives assurance.


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