World Bank RPLRP Project Accounts Assistant Jobs – Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF)

Job Title:   Accounts Assistant
Organisation: Ministry of
Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF)
Project Name: Regional
Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project (RPLRP)
Funding Source: World
Bank 
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: District Project
Coordinator
About Us:
The Government of Uganda has received credit from the World Bank
towards implementation of the Regional Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project
(RPLRP). The Project Development Objective (PDO) is: “To enhance livelihood
resilience of pastoral and agro-pastoral communities in cross-border drought
prone areas of selected countries and improve the capacity of the countries’
governments to respond promptly and effectively to an eligible crisis or
emergency.”
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The Accounts Assistant will prepare
    payment forms and payment vouchers, post invoices and other expenses as
    per approved budgets,
  • Prepare funds transfer letters of review
    and approval and write EFTs for approved payments as per the financial control
    procedures,
  • Keenly review and approve petty cash
    request in line with financial controls procedures,
  • Maintain the fixed assets register and a
    proper filling system of receipt and payment vouchers in line with the
    departmental guidelines,
  • Prepare the cash requisition schedule to
    support funds request from the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and
    Fisheries in line with the project’s financial policies and world bank
    requirements,
  • The jobholder will prepare payroll and
    remittances to district project staff and payments in line with statutory
    requirements,
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual
    reports and statements for financial management as stipulated in the
    Financial Control and Management Manual of the World Bank.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a diploma in
    Accounts/Business Administration or a related field
  • A minimum of two years’ experience with
    the execution of accounting activities with a reputable organization
  • Excellent interpersonal skills,
    communication skills and organizational skills
  • Good computer skills and knowledge of
    computer accounting packages
  • Good team player, result-oriented and must
    be self-driven.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications to the Secretary, District Service Commission of Kaabong
District with copies of your academic qualifications, detailed CV and addresses
of three referees.
Deadline: 14th
October, 2016 by 5:00 PM
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