Accounts Assistant Diploma Jobs – Uganda Tourism Board (UTB)

Job Title:    Accounts Assistant
Organisation: Uganda
Tourism Board (UTB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Accountant
About US:
Uganda Tourism Board
(UTB) is a statutory organization established by Uganda Tourism Board Statute
of 1994 and reconstituted in the Tourism Act 2008. Its objectives are:
  • To promote and contribute to the Development of Tourism sector both
    within and outside of Uganda.
  • To coordinate with the Ministry responsible for Tourism and the
    private sector in the implementation of the National Tourism policy.
Job Summary:
The Accounts Assistant will review returns and ensure the accuracy,
completeness and compliance with the approved financial management policies and
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Reviewing monthly returns and ensuring that all income and
    expenditure items are properly coded and analysed in respective cash books
    and reporting exceptions.
  • Raising journal entries and inputting journals onto the computerised
    accounting system.
  • Data entry into the financial and accounting system of all payments
    vouchers and receipt books in a timely manner.
  • Generating detailed monthly and quarterly reports
  • Reviewing cash books and preparing monthly bank reconciliations on a
    timely basis.
  • Perform any other official duties assigned from time to time.
  • Receive goods & issue from stores to users and maintaining
    stores records.
  • Maintain a register of assets, plant, equipment and vehicles.
  • Replenish store items in accordance with re –order levels of various
    store items.
  • Maintaining stock ledger books for each item on the IFMS.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a Diploma in Business Studies from a
    recognised University or its equivalent Institution.
  • Possession of a Degree in Business Administration, Business Studies
    or Commerce will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in financial management
    accounting from a reputable Organization.
  • Knowledge in computerised accounting packages and other IT skills
    would be extremely desirable.
  • Good knowledge of the principles and practices of running a
    government body   or an agency like
    UTB, and the rules and procedures that govern Uganda Tourism Board.
  • Should possess an excellent understanding of accounting principles
    and computer skills in accounting software.
  • Should be a good team builder and a careful analytical person who is
    able to guide a Directorate to successful accomplishment of the financial
  • Age: Below 35 years
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested Ugandans should send their application letters with
detailed Curriculum Vitae (functional email, telephone contact and postal
address), plus copies of all academic certificates and transcripts, copy of
valid National Identity Card and the contact details (telephone, postal and
email addresses) of three competent referees should be sent by courier or hand
delivered to the address below;
Chief Executive
Uganda Tourism Board
Plot 42, Rotary
Avenue (Lugogo Bypass),
6th Floor, Lugogo
P.O. Box 7211
Tel: +414-342196/7
Deadline: Friday 13th July 2018 by 5:00pm
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any form of
lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
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