Accounts Assistant Job at Seed for Seeds (S4S) Uganda Ltd - Jobs in Uganda

Accounts Assistant

Location:  Uganda

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 16 December 2020

Hiring Organization  Seed for Seeds (S4S) Uganda Ltd

Seed for Seeds (S4S) Uganda Ltd is a legally registered company limited by guarantee. S4S (U) Ltd operates as a not-for-profit enterprise to produce and market basic seed on a cost recovery basis since this seed class is marginally profitable. The goal oi S48 (U) Ltd is to increase food security of farmers through availing sufficient quantities of quality basic seed to guarantee availability of certified and Duality Declared Seed (QDS) of major food crops
Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Age: 25 to 45 years
Report to: Business Manager
Duty Station: Kigumba Seed Farm, Kiryandongo District
Job Summary: The successful applicant will provide financial, administrative and logistical support to the company. .

Roles and Responsibilities
• Receiving cash or banker's cheque(s}, recording financial transactions, counting money to verify amounts and issuing receipts for funds received.
• Ensuring that all funds received are promptly banked in accordance with accounting procedures.
• Following up approved payment requests for timely processing.
• Compiling, sorting and checking payment instructions to ensure calculations are correct and supported by relevant accounting documents before posting tor processing.
• Writing vouchers and cheques in order to make payments against specified expenditure requisitions and verified accounting documents.
• Preparing the payroll and ensuring that all statutory deductions are effected and filed with the relevant Government agency.
• Reconciling the cashbook with bank statements and checking balances against verifiable documents on a monthly basis.
• Posting data in the accounting system and producing management reports.
• Following up advances taken and reviewing accountabilities submitted, ensuring authenticity, accuracy, timeliness and completeness.
• Monitoring cash flows, and preparing monthly, quarterly and annual revenue and expenditure returns, financial statements and reports.
• Maintaining proper filing system for accounts documents, including vouchers, receipt books and fixed assets register.
• Liaising with internal and external auditors to perform annual financial audits of the company.
• Filing of monthly, provisional and annual company tax returns.
• Verify items that are received in stores to ascertain the movable and immovable assets of the company.
• Performing any other duties assigned to you from time to time by management..

Minimum skills & qualifications
• Minimum of Bachelors’ degree in Business Administration and management, Commerce, Accounting, Finance or any other business-related university degree but must have specialized in accounting.
• Professional qualifications (CPA, ABBA etc.) and/or Diploma in relevant field with over two years of proven experience in a similar position with a reputable company or organisation.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
• Computer literate, excellent in MS Excel and MS Word.
• Ability to work well in a multi-disciplinary team, excellent interpersonal skills and attentive to detail.

Job Education Requirements: Bachelors’ degree

Job Experience Requirements: two years

Application procedure

Interested applicants with the above requirements should submit their applications, addressed to the Chairman Board of Directors, Seed for Seeds Uganda Ltd, with the following attachments by email only to: ; not later than 5:00pm 16th December 2020
• A letter of expression of interest indicating suitability for the position.
• Detailed curriculum vitae. Please do not attach copies of academic certificates and transcripts. These will be requested at the time of interviews.
• Only applications received by email shall be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Date Posted: 2020-12-14