Assistant Accountant Career Jobs – Uganda Christian University (UCU)




Job Title:    Assistant Accountant
Organisation: Uganda
Christian University (UCU)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to:  Financial Accountant
About Us:
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:  
  • In charge of billing and reconciling
    Students’ Accounts every semester
  • Prepare scholarship reports through the
    Bursar to the Chairman Scholarship Committee
  • Billing scholarship providers and
    coordinating this with Bursar
  • Billing other debtors like Dioceses
  • Capturing cash and cheque receipts into
    the ledger
  • Prepare income report on a monthly basis
  • Billing other income to the University
  • Providing a list of doubtful debtors
  • Posting payments into the ledger
  • Performing any other official duties that
    the bursar may assign him or her
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should hold a
    Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Bsc. Accounting
    & Finance from a recognized Institution of Higher learning.
  • Professional qualifications such as CPA or
    ACCA Part II shall be an added advantage.
  • Three or more years working experience
    performing similar tasks in a reputable organization.
  • Must have advanced computer skills in MS
    Office, Accounting software like SAP and FOCUS.
  • Must be able to keep records
  • Should be a mature and committed Christian
    of high integrity
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
E-mail to: jobs@ucu.ac.ug
Deadline: 10th February, 2017
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