USAID RWANU Project Jobs – Admin/Accounts Assistant at ACDI/VOCA

Organisation: ACDI/VOCA
Project: Resiliency through Wealth, Agriculture,
and Nutrition in Karamoja (RWANU)
Funding Source: USAID
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Regional Administrative Officer
About USAID RWANU Project:
ACDI/VOCA is implementing the
USAID-funded PL 480 Title II Development Food Assistance Program entitled
“Resiliency through Wealth, Agriculture, and Nutrition in Karamoja (RWANU).”
The RWANU Program aims to reduce food insecurity among vulnerable rural
populations in selected sub-counties of Amudat, Moroto, Napak and
Nakapiripirit. The Program’s strategic objectives are (1) improved availability
and access to food and (2) reduced malnutrition in pregnant and lactating
mothers and children under five. The RWANU Program takes a preventive approach
to reducing malnutrition, focusing on the first 1,000 days of life when
conditional food rations will have the highest impact. RWANU promotes
diversified livelihoods strategies including linkages to market opportunities
to ensure long-term food security and resilience to food insecurity shocks.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The
Admin/Accounts Assistant will be maintaining and updating the primary books of
accounts i.e. cash book
·        
In
charge of managing the office petty cash fund
·        
Responsible
for preparing petty cash vouchers and paying out/ accounting for petty cash
·        
Keenly
tracking fuel use for the generator
·        
Updating
and maintaining assets and asset records
·        
Responsible
for filing and maintaining office records
·        
In
charge of scanning and photocopy documents when and as required
·        
Managing
and attending to front office inquiries
·        
Receiving
incoming and outgoing mail and dispatch accordingly
·        
Ensuring
that office utilities are available and bills are paid on time
·        
Providing
administrative support to program staff
·        
Responsible
for verbal and written reporting to ACDI/VOCA Kampala offices as required
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate for the USAID RWANU Project vacancy should hold a degree in a
relevant area
·        
Three
or more years’ working experience in accounting and administration.
·        
Computer
literacy skills with good working knowledge of Word Processing and Spreadsheets
·        
Ability
to supervise Staff
·        
Possess
excellent communication and reporting skills
·        
Ability
to work with minimum supervision
·        
Excellent
interpersonal skills
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates who desire to work in the USAID RWANU Project should send their
applications (only by e-mail) addressed to the Human Resources Manager
attaching their application letters and CV to jobs@acdivocaug.biz
NB:
Women are encouraged to apply as ACDI/ VOCA is an equal opportunity employer.
Only those shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.
Deadline: 15th May 2015
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