Finance Vacancies – Accounts Assistant at Engineers Registration Board (ERB)

Job Title: Accounts Assistant

Organisation: Engineers
Registration Board (ERB)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


About ERB:

The Engineers Registration Board (ERB) was established by the Engineers
Registration Act, Cap 271. It’s primary function will be to regulate and
control engineers and their activities within Uganda, and to advise Government
in relation thereto. It has wide ranging powers to register, deregister,
restore registration, suspend registration, hold inquiries, hear appeals and
appear as respondents against a case brought against it in the High Court.


Job Summary: The Accounts
Assistant will be in charge of  the day
to day management of finances of the Board


Key Duties and

  • He/she will be responsible for documenting
    receipts and expenditure for the Board.
  • Preparing the Board’s annual budget and
    any other sub-budgets as may be required.
  • Ensuring that all funds allocated to the
    Board are properly accounted for ERB Annual Subscription
  • Generating invoices to engineers
  • Sending out reminders to engineers
  • Ensuring that member subscriptions and
    other contributions are collected in the prescribed format i.e. cheque or
    bankslip payments and receipts issued.
  • Undertaking all transactions relating to
    cash and bank, monthly cashbook and ledger reconciliation statements
  • Arranging the prompt handling of monthly
    payments and other invoices relating to the day to day running of the
  • Generating and providing accurate and
    timely accounting information for the monthly, quarterly and annual
  • Maintaining the assets register for the
    Board and accounting for all acquisitions and disposals.
  • Performing such other related duties as
    may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.
  • Actively facilitating the audit team as
    they carry out periodic audits


Qualifications, Skills and

  • The successful candidate should hold a
    Diploma in the field of accounting from a recognized Institution
  • At least two years’ accounting experience
    in a busy organization
  • The applicant should possess relevant
    computer software skills (including at a minimum, the standard
    applications in Ms. Office)
  • Be independent and willing to work
    extended hours to ensure that various activities are implemented on time
    and to a high standard
  • Have a results oriented personality with
    proven problem solving skills and a high degree of motivation.
  • Professional Membership from a recognized

Age: between 25 – 30 years.


How to Apply: 

All applicants who are suitably qualified should send an application
with a capability statement, a detailed CV including a day time telephone
contact and three professional referees, plus certified copies of testimonials
to be posted or hand delivered to:

Post to:


The Registrar,

Engineers Registration Board,

P.O. Box 29267, Kampala. Uganda


Hand delivered applications should be brought to:

The Registrar,

Engineers Registration Board,

Public Works Training Centre,

Plot 2, Gloucester Avenue, Kyambogo.


The applications may also be submitted in electronic form (in pdf
format) by mail to:


Deadline: 11th August 2014


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