Entry Level Accountant Jobs – National Medical Stores (NMS)

Job Title:   Accountant
Organization: National
Medical Stores (NMS)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Report to:
Senior Accountant
About US:
National Medical
Stores is an autonomous Corporation that was established by an Act of
Parliament 1993. Our mandate is to procure, store and distribute medicines and
other medical supplies to public health facilities in Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Accountant will prepare vendor payments,
maintain accurate payment records and manage tax and other statutory
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Preparing trade Vendor payments by;
    • Writing Cheque payment vouchers.
    • Capturing invoices in the appropriate accounting system.
    • Creation of new customers in the appropriate system.
    • Preparation of Electronic funds transfer for both local and
      international vendors.
    • Receiving receipts and other required documents from suppliers.
  • Maintain an updated schedule of trade vendor payments and processing
    status in accordance with the Finance and Accounts Manual.
  • Reconciling Vendor accounts in an appropriate accounting system.
  • Assist the Senior Cost and Management Accountant during the stock
    take exercise.
  • Ensuring payment documents for trade vender payments are
    appropriately filed away with all relevant necessary attachments for ease
    of future reference.
  • To identify any risk(s ) noted during the course of execution of
    your duties and formally report to your immediate supervisor
  • Performing any other duties assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the National Medical Stores (NMS) Accountant job
    must hold an Honors Degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Finance
    and statistics.
  • Stage 2 of ACCA or CPA
  • A minimum of two years of related work experience
  • Computer literate with competence in Ms. Office Suite
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters with
updated CVs, copies of the academic documents/ transcripts, documents
supporting your work experience, names and contact details of three
professional referees addressed and delivered to the Head of Human Resource and
Support Services, National Medical Stores (NMS), Plot 4-12, Nsamizi Road, P.O
Box 16, Entebbe, Uganda.
Deadline: 24th May 2019
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