Fresher Jobs – Accounts Assistant at UNMA

Job Title:   Accounts Assistant
Organisation: Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
About US:
Uganda National Meteorological Authority (formerly Department of
Meteorology) under Ministry of Water and Environment is a semi-autonomous
government authority for weather and climate services (UNMA Act. 2012) and a
focal institution to Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), an
international body mandated to carryout scientific research on climate change.
Job Summary: The Accounts Assistant will conduct routine and
basic accounting work involving carrying out initial data entry, sorting
documents, filing and keeping custody of accounting and financial transaction
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The incumbent prepares vouchers according
    to payment requested
  • Assigns invoice numbers to transactions
    for further processing
  • Enters records and captures data on the
  • Provides information on electronic funds
    transfer and executes payments to beneficiaries
  • Prepares payment advance forms, receives
    revenue collection, imprest, compiles returns and prepares monthly
  • Posts vote books and subsidiary ledgers
  • Receives, sorts, files accountability
    returns and keeps custody of accounting documents
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: The ideal candidate for
the Accounts Assistant placement A minimum of a diploma with a bias either in
Accounting or financial management of Business Studies/Administration with
accounting and/or financial management as a subject obtained from a recognized
awarding institution Or  hold a certificate
in pre-professional Accounting qualification like Accounts Technician
Certificate (ATC) or certificate in Accounting Technician (CAT) awarded from
recognized professional body accredited by Institute of public Accountants of
Uganda (ICPAU).
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an
application letter, updated resume /CV, copies of academic documents &
professional qualifications along with contact details of at least three
professional referees to: The Director, Future Options Consulting Ltd, 4th
Floor, Diamond Trust Building, Kampala Road, P.O. Box 34934, Kampala, Uganda
either by post, courier, hand delivery or email to:
Please include the title of the position you are applying for in the subject
line of your application letter.
NB: Only the shortlisted candidates will be
Deadline: 4th May 2015 by 5PM

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