Jobs in Uganda - Accounts Assistant Job at Uganda Development and Health Associates (UDHA)

Accounts Assistant Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 09 April 2021

Hiring Organization: Uganda Development and Health Associates (UDHA)

Uganda Development and Health Associates (UDHA) strives to empower, promote and strengthen key health and development interventions in communities where we work. We envision a society in which people are fully empowered to manage their health and development needs. UDHA seeks to fill the positions below in anticipation of a sub Grant award to implement the HIV/TB activities supported by the Global Fund through THE AIDS Support Organization (TASO) Uganda, the Second Principal recipient of the Global Fund , UDHA will be a Sub Recipient(SR) of TASO Uganda for third cycle of the New Funding Model (NFM3) for the period 2021 to 2023. The Grants aims to support the implementation of Uganda's Response to the HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis.
Job Title : Accounts Assistant (Full Time).
No.of Vacancy : 1
Terms : Contract basis based on performance
Reports to : Accountant.
Location : UDHA headquarters in Iganga. 

Job Purpose
Responsible for day to day Management of all books of prime entry such as cash book, ledgers, journals etc.
Job roles/Responsibilities, specifications and competencies.
• Regularly updating all the accounting records and books of accounts such as ledgers and journals for the project by ensuring timely posting in quick books.
• Ensure proper and chronological filing of finance documents
• Support the Accountant in bank and Beyonic reconciliation on a monthly basis.
• Carry out timely filing and payment of statutory deductions
• Ensure that all payments for suppliers are approved in accordance with relevant regulations and approved work plans.
• File statutory deduction returns and ensure prompt payments of the same.
• Initiate payments in QuickBooks and Beyonic.
• Maintain appropriate Beyonic and Bank Balance levels
• Ensure that Cheque books, invoices etc. are kept in a secure place and well accounted for.
• Ensure payment requests are fully supported before Cheques/RTGS/Electronic payment system is initiated.
• Ensure proper filing of vouchers with proper supporting documents and on proper files.
• Receive accountabilities from staff before being reviewed by Accountant.
• Prepare and maintain tracking log of all documents received and released from finance
• Assisting Accountants during internal audit, external audit and compliance reviews processes.
• Issue receipts and receive refunds
• Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Job Skills : Not Specified

Personal Specifications:
Minimum qualifications
• The applicant should hold at least Diploma in Accounting or Business Administration with Level 1 of CPA or ACCA or Degree in Accounting or finance or BBA (Finance) with level 1 CPA or ACCA.
• Additional Training: Stores management or purchasing and supply management will be of added advantage.
• Experience using mobile money payments platforms like Beyonic, Yo-Uganda, etc.
Work Experience:
Minimum 3 years Finance experience working in a NGO is mandatory.
Competencies/Additional skills
• Highest level of Integrity and Honesty.
• Appropriate degree of assertiveness
• Speed and Accuracy in record checking.
• Ability to work as part of the team.
• IT skills including MS Office & QuickBooks accounting software.

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

Application procedure

For details of the job requirements please go to:
Please provide a detailed CV that demonstrates the job requirements specified, academic qualifications, employment experience including current position, and contact details of at least two referees preferably from previous or current employments.
All candidates who meet the requirements are encouraged to submit in single PDF their cover letter, CV and CERTIFIED copies of academic documents of not more than 2GB addressed as below to:  with copy to 
The Executive Officer Uganda Development and Health Associates (UDHA) P. O. Box 77, Iganga Municipality
Posting date: 15-March-2021
Closing date: 09-April-2021 by 5:00pm
Note: UDHA is an equal opportunity employer therefore Females and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
In case you have the relevant qualifications and experience required, please submit your application to the address below.
While UDHA appreciates all the interested applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. In case you do not hear from UDHA one month after the closing date, please consider yourself unsuccessful. Please note that any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Any telephone solicitation will lead to automatic disqualification. UDHA takes no responsibility of any costs by applicants that apply for any of the positions advertised here.

Date Posted: 2021-03-18




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