Finance Jobs – Assistant Accountant (Cashier) at Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA)

Organization:
Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Accountant
About IUCEA:
The Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) is a strategic
institution of the East African Community (EAC) responsible for the development
and coordination of higher education and research in the region. Its mission is
to promote strategic and sustainable development of higher education systems
and research for supporting East Africa’s socio-economic development and
regional integration. The IUCEA Vision is to become a strategic institution of
EAC responsible for promoting, developing and coordinating human resources
development and research in the region. Currently there are 100 member
university institutions, both public and private from all the EAC Partner
States of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.
Job Summary: The Assistant
Accountant (Cashier)will offer financial support by managing organization’s
petty cash, process payments as per instructions, manage payroll and ensure
respective individuals are promptly paid
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Initiate preparation of payment vouchers
    as per the necessary approvals
  • In charge of maintaining ledgers
  • Update payment records
  • Post payment vouchers into the system
  • Reconcile daily, weekly/monthly accounts
  • Maintain and reimburse petty cash in time
    to facilitate operations
  • Act as an agent to all banks
  • Collecting bank statements from all IUCEA bank
    account
  • Issuing LPO/Receipts
  • The Cashier will also serve as the
    custodian of all financial instruments
  • Prepare and maintain staff payroll
  • Filling all receipts, banking slips,
    payment vouchers and ensuring safety of the relevant documentation
  • Effect telegraphic transfers to the
    respective destinations as per instruction
  • Withdraw cash and deposit cheques to the
    banks
  • Compile and prepare weekly reports on cash
    transactions
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned
    by Senior Accountant from time to time
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Cashier Job
    should hold a Diploma in Business management/Administration, Accounting or
    Public Administration from a recognized university
  • Professional Accounting Qualifications:
    Certified Public Accountant (CPA/ACCA Part I) or its equivalent
  • At least three (3) years in public service
    or a busy private establishment
How to Apply: 
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send six (6) copies of their
applications including the letter of application, CV, three referees’ contacts,
copies of Certificates and testimonials and other relevant documents.
The applications should be marked “Application for the Post of
Assistant Accountant / Cashier” and submitted to the following address:
Executive Secretary,
Inter – University Council for East Africa,
East African Development Bank Building,
3rd Floor, Plot 4 Nile Avenue,
P.O. Box 7110,
Kampala, Uganda.
Email to: exsec@iucea.org, recruit@iucea.org
Deadline: 19th December 2014 by
5PM
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