Accounts Assistant Jobs – National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Job Title:     Accounts Assistant
Organization: National Environment
Management Authority (NEMA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Accountant
Job Ref:
About US:
The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) was established
under the National Environment Act Cap. 153 to promote and ensure sound
environmental management practices for sustainable development in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Accounts
Assistant will provide support to the accounting function of the directorate of
finance and administration.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Prepare payment vouchers for further
  • The jobholder will also issue receipts for
    payments, and or refunds made to the Authority;
  • File financial documents in a logical and
    easy to retrieve manner;
  • Enter relevant available financial information
    for subsequent review and posting into the general ledger;
  • Match all transaction supporting
    documentation prior to filing any financial record;
  • Support the general ledger reconciliations
    including bank accounts, suppliers’ and debtors’ ledgers;
  • Support the timely preparation and or
    reconciliation of statutory deductions;
  • Undertake bank errands as may be assigned
    from time to time; and
  • Perform any other duties as may be

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the NEMA Accounts
    Assistant job opportunity should hold a Diploma in any of the following: Accounting, Finance, Business
  • (Accounting option);
  • At least three years of relevant work
    experience in accounting in a reputable organization.
  • Hands-on experience with accounting package such as sun systems, Navision financials, or paste;
  • Ability
    to work as a team.
  • Interpersonal
    skills and communication skills with the ability demonstrate, analyze and
    reporting skills.
  • High
    degree of precision
  • Proven
    ability to meet timelines and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Computer
    literacy skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their hand
written applications together with copies of certificates/ testimonials and
detailed curriculum vitae indicating three professional referees addressed to:-
The Executive Director,
National Environment Management Authority (NEMA),
NEMA House, Plot 17/19/21 Jinja Road,
P.O. Box 22255, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 18th
September 2017

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