Fresher Assistant Accountant Jobs – Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Organisation: Uganda
Christian University (UCU)
Duty Station:  Mukono, Uganda
Reports to:  Director of Finance
About UCU:
Uganda
Christian University was founded when the historic Bishop Tucker Theological
College was promoted as a university in 1997. Bishop Tucker Theological College
trained clergy and educators during its 84-year history from 1913-1997. The
local chief, Hamu Mukasa, granted land for the college to operate in Mukono.
International partnerships were part of the College’s missionary history. The
Church Mission Society teamed with Ugandan leaders and others to assure the
College had the necessary intellectual and other capital. By the late 1990s,
the Church of Uganda sought to have a broader impact on society through the
higher education – not only of clergy but of other professionals as well.
Uganda Christian University was established in 1997.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
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The Assistant Accountant will be in charge of entering
all payment vouchers
·        
The job holder will receive and file all bank
statements and other bank communications hard copies for all University bank
accounts
·        
Provides information on matters relating to banks as
required by the Director of Finance, Financial accountant and the Management
Accountant
·        
The incumbent will answer student queries regarding
their fees status
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Responsible for preparing, making adjustments and
reports to the Director of Finance of any anomalies
·        
Checking and verifying the accuracy of the payroll
for both full time and part time staff
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In charge of reviewing monthly trial balances
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Ensuring that documents, vouchers, cheque counter
folios, receipt copies and all supporting documents are brought for filing.
·        
Ensuring that all donated funds are receipted
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Responsible for ensuring that calculations and
payments of statutory deductions are carefully done and in time.
·        
Managing the budget including projections and
monitoring
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The job holder will also be carrying out bank
reconciliations of all bank statements, cashbooks
·        
Responsible for reconciling cash and petty cash
floats
·        
Perform any other official duties that the Director
of Finance may assign from time to time
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The Assistant Accountant should preferably
hold a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business Administration or Bachelor of
Business Science majoring in Accounting and Finance from a recognised
institution of higher learning.
·        
Possession of professional qualification in
Accounting & Finance, obtained from an internationally recognized
institution, is a must e.g. Part II CPA/ACCA/CIA/FIA
·        
A minimum of two years’ experience performing
similar tasks in a large and reputable public or private sector organization.
·        
Working knowledge of computerized accounting
packages.
·        
Ability to work under pressure
·        
Must be a committed and mature Christian
How to Apply:
All qualified
candidates should send two (2) copies of an application letter clearly
demonstrating suitability together with updated Curriculum Vitae and three
references.( Academic, Leadership and Pastoral). Please remember to attach two
(2) copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts and send
to:
The Manager
Human Resource & Administration
Uganda
Christian University,
Pilkington
Building,
P.O. Box 4,
Mukono. Uganda
Deadline: 20th November, 2015

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