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Kampala, Uganda



September 29, 2023 at 7:00:00 AM

About the Organisation

AfriCareers is a recruitment agency that is on a mission to transform lives through finding the right person for the right job and to bridge the gap between job seekers and employees.

AfriCareers is hiring on behalf of a client. Are you a result driven, visionary, strategic thinker, experienced and a highly qualified leader with excellent credentials, proven experience, demonstrated capacity and know-how? We are looking for you.

Job Title

Accounts Assistant job at AfriCareers

Job Description

To ensure that all financial records of the project are accurately written, properly maintained and regular/periodic returns properly compiled and submitted.

Duties and Responsibilities

Key Outputs

  • Established internal controls implemented.

  • Accounting and Financial management reports prepared on time.

  • Books of accounts balanced and posted as required.

  • Vouchers filed properly and authorized payments made.

  • Project records well maintained

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure that established internal controls are implemented.

  • Ensure that monthly, quarterly, annual and other necessary financial reports are prepared and submitted in time.

  • Proper and timely bank reconciliations prepared and presented for review.

  • Review all payment requests for completeness and adequacy of supporting documentation.

  • Ensure that activity funds advanced (contingency funds) are accounted for within 48hrs after the mpletion of such an activity.

  • Ensure that statutory deductions are properly accounted for and remitted to the relevant authorities within the required dates.

  • Prepare and submit variance and other management reports as required.

  • Write expenditure vouchers.

  • Ensure reconciled statements are certified by the Finance Manager before they are submitted for review.

  • Be custodian of all key project finance records.

Qualifications and Competencies

Minimum Academic Qualifications

  • 1st degree preferably in B. Com (Accounting) or BBA, and a professional qualification; such as 1st stage ACCA or 1st stage CPA

Required Experience and Skills

  • 2 years in a position with accounting responsibilities in a reputable Project or organization preferably an NGO.

  • Knowledge of financial accounting procedures

  • Knowledge of planning, budgeting, reporting and auditing

  • Supervisory skills

  • Organizing skills

  • Hands-on-computer skills in MS Word, Excel and relevant accounting packages (including NAVISION)

How to Apply

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