Fresher Accounts Assistant Job Opportunities – Office of the Prime Minister (OPM)

Job Title:    Accounts Assistant
Organization: Office
of the Prime Minister (OPM)
Duty Station: 
Hoima, Uganda
Reference Number: HO/002/2019
About US:
The Office of the
Prime Minister (OPM) is the Leader of Government Business in Parliament and
responsible for the coordination and implementation of Government Policies
across Ministries, Departments and other Public Institutions.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for processing financial records such as bills,
    invoices, accounts payable and receivable.
  • Responsible for basic book keeping activities, preparing payment
    vouchers and expense forms;
  • Receive and receipt cash for project activities
  • Pay out cash
  • Reconcile the cash balances in the cash book on a daily basis.
  • Keep value documents.
  • Preparation of payment vouchers for all fund requests, advances,
    claims, and vendor payments;
  • Ensure accurate coding and proper filing of all financial
  • Post entries in the relevant books of accounts using computerized
    accounting software;
  • Reconciliation of bank statements on monthly basis;
  • Reconciliation of vendors statements of accounts on monthly basis;
  • Receive and receipt cash from funding partner(s) and project
  • Performance of daily reconciliation of cash balances with cash book;
  • Prepare monthly management reports;
  • Any other duty assigned by from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • Applicant should be a holder of an honours degree in Business
    Administration or Commerce with accounting option from a recognised
    University. A post graduate diploma or professional Accounting courses is
    an added advantage.
  • At least two years of related work experience
  • Age: 23 – 45 years
How to Apply:
Applications are
invited from qualified Ugandan Nationals to fill the under listed vacant
positions available at Arua Refugee Desk, Adjumani Refugee Desk, Hoima Refugee
Desk, Mbarara Refugee Desk and Kampala Refugees Department Head Office.
Handwritten application letters be addressed to the Permanent Secretary Office
of the Prime Minister, P.O. Box 341, Kampala. Uganda
All application
letters should include personal contact addresses e.g. phone contacts, e-mail
addresses, and a recent passport photograph of the applicant and indicate three
referees. The applicant should be a person of high moral character and
integrity, willing to work in remote rural settlements.
All applicants must
quote the Reference Number of the post advertised (Check top of the advert),
indicate the reference number on the top left hand side corner of the
application letter’s envelop, seal it and submit their application letters to
the Human Resource Office, Open Registry 3rd Floor, Office of the Prime
Deadline: 31st May 2019 by 5:00pm
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