Accountant -Uganda Parliamentary Forum on Youth Affairs( UPFYA)

Uganda Parliamentary Forum on Youth Affairs wishes to
recruit a full time Accountant. The Accountant will, give support to the UPFYA
secretariat to fulfill our overall goal. The overall goal of the forum is to
influence government legislations, policies and programmes for youth
empowerment.
Title: Accountant, UPFYA
Reports To: Coordinator Terms of Reference:
This is a full time position which comes with marching
benefits. The person in this position will offer direct assistance to UPFYA.
Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the Coordinator, the Accountant
will work closely with all staff members in offering support to all program activities,
in all departments as well as other duties that may be allocated to him/her
from time to time. These include but not limited to the following:
  • Handling
    all cash requisitions and payments
  • Preparing
    payment vouchers and effecting all the approved payments
  • Updating
    and balancing all the financial records
  • Preparing
    and submitting financial reports to donors
  • Preparing
    all financial reports to the executive
  • Work
    with the coordinator in preparing the organisation’s budget.
  • Drawing
    cash from banks and collecting bank statements.
  • Resolving
    accounting discrepancies.
  • Recommend,
    develop and maintain financial data bases, computer software systems and
    manual filing system.
  • Supervise
    the input and handling of financial data and reports for the organisations
    automated financial systems.
  • Interact
    with internal and external auditors in completing audits.
Qualifications
  • A
    degree or Diploma in Business administration, Accounting, or any other
    relevant degree.
  • Working
    experience of at least (2) two years in a busy environment.
Terms of Employment
  • On
    contract basis for two years with an initial probation period of three
    months.
How to apply:
Please send your application for the above position on
email upfya@parliament.go.ug
Deadline for application: Friday 16m March
2012

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