Entry Level Accounts Assistant Job Careers – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Accountant
About UNRA:
The
Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) was established by an Act of Parliament;
The Uganda National Authority Act, No. 15 of 2006. UNRA became operational on
1st July 2008.  The mandate of UNRA is to
develop and maintain the national roads network, advise Government on general
roads policy and contribute to addressing of transport concerns, among others.
Job Summary: The Accounts Assistant will be responsible for
processing financial records such as bills, invoices, accounts payable and
receivable. The Assistant will also be responsible for basic book keeping
activities, preparing payment vouchers and expense forms; receiving and
receipting cash from the sale of bidding documents, pay out cash and reconcile
the cash balances in the cash book on a daily basis. The Assistant will also
keep value documents like security papers from BOU.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • In charge of processing and filing financial
    records;
  • Responsible for the reconciliation of bank
    statements;
  • Post entries in the relevant books of
    accounts;
  • Prepare payment vouchers and expense forms;
  • Receive and receipt cash from the sale of
    bidding documents;
  • Disburse cash and reconcile the cash balances
    in the cash book on a daily basis;
  • Keep value documents like security papers
    from BOU;
  • Update and maintain the fixed asset register;
  • Prepare and submit monthly financial
    management reports.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Accountant
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Accounts Assistant
    job vacancy should hold an Honors degree in Commerce, Business
    Administration, Finance, International Business or any other relevant
    courses from a recognized University;
  • At least two years’ experience in Finance and
    Accounts in a large organization.
  • High degree of integrity;
  • Excellent track record of outstanding
    performance;
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Excellent oral and written communication
    skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly
    staff/management relation skills
  • Ability to deliver accurate results in a timely
    manner and in an environment with multiple and challenging tasks.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver their handwritten application letters, filled application form (Download Here) ,
an updated CV with copies of academic documents and two referee letters (one of
whom should be work-related) to the UNRA Kyambogo Training Centre addressed to
the:

Office
of the Director Human Resource,
Uganda
National Roads Authority,
Plot
5 Lourdel Road Nakasero, P.O. Box 28487, Kampala.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and
Canvassing or lobbying by applicants will lead to disqualification. Candidates
who present forged documents/testimonials will be arrested and prosecuted.
Deadline: Monday, 1st February 2016 by 17.00 hours

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