Fresher Accounts Assistant Career Jobs – PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

Job Title:      Accounts Assistant
Organisation:
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reference Number:
129-UGA00025
About PwC:
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) supports organisations and individuals
create the value they’re looking for. We’re a network of firms in 157 countries
with more than 208,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in
assurance, tax and advisory services. Our purpose is to build trust in society
and solve important problems. Our in-depth knowledge and understanding of
operating environments in Uganda and the region enables us to put ourselves in
our clients’ shoes and offer truly tailored Tax, Assurance and Advisory
solutions to unique business challenges.
About Voucher Plus Project:
Abt Associates has sub-contracted PwC as the Voucher Management Agent
(VMA) that will manage the entire cycle of the voucher program from printing
and distribution of vouchers to partners, contracting of Voucher Service
Providers (VSPs), redemption of vouchers and payment of authenticated claims to
VSPs. Uganda Voucher Plus Activity is a 5 year maternal health voucher program.
The program will distribute approximately 385,000 vouchers to poor pregnant
mothers in Eastern and Northern Uganda.
Job Summary: The Accounts
Assistant will support the Project Accountant in maintaining, reporting and
managing the VMA’s finances. Key components include providing assistance in
processing financial transactions, managing Voucher Service Providers (VSPs)
claims reimbursements, conducting monthly review of project expenses and
generation of periodic reports to facilitate successful implementation of the
Uganda Voucher Plus Activity in compliance with USAID and PwC policies and
procedures.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Submit approved claims advice statements
    to the Project Accountant at PwC Uganda office (at Communications House,
    Plot 1 Colville Street) for payment
  • The incumbent will obtain confirmation
    from the Project Accountant of settlement of VSP claims and file such
    evidence appropriately
  • Assist the medical team in the
    reconciliation process by calling and or visiting service providers of
    quarantined and rejected claims to collect further supporting evidence and
    later close off period accounts.
  • Guide providers on submitting future
    claims correctly
  • Manage and handle all data with
    confidentiality
  • Prepare monthly project expenditures and
    make sure all expenditures are booked under the right project code
  • Prepare cashbook and monthly
    reconciliation of the project pass through fund account
  • The jobholder will also process payment of
    expenses, including per diem and transport refund by use of mobile money
    to participants during activities in the field
  • Ensure that advances are accounted
    for/retired on a timely basis
  • Prepare and submit monthly project
    accruals report
  • Prepare a monthly project financial report
  • Management of voucher stock
  • Scan all newly printed vouchers in the
    Voucher Management Information System (VMIS)
  • Issue and capture vouchers in the VMIS
  • Maintain up to-date and accurate records
    in regards to voucher stock and claims processing tools
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field
    relevant to the position requirements
  • A minimum of two years of experience in
    financial management in a busy environment
  • Professional level oral and written
    fluency in English language
  • Computer skills including proficiency in
    Microsoft Office Suite applications (Excel spreadsheets, word processing,
    and electronic mail along with data entry experience)
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the
    tenets of cash control and asset management, and must be able to complete
    timely and accurate account reconciliations
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal
    skills with a service-oriented outlook
How to Apply:
If you are confident that you fit the person and job profile and you
are keen on growing your career with one of the leading Consultancy firms in
the Country, please visit our Careers website.
Deadline: 19th March
2017
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