Accounts Assistant Job Opportunities -Ministry of Health

Job Title:  Accounts Assistant
Organization:  Ministry of Health
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Financial
Controller
 About US:
The Ministry of Health is a cabinet-level government
ministry of Uganda. It is responsible for planning, delivering, and maintaining
an efficient and effective healthcare delivery system, including preventive,
curative, and rehabilitative services, in a humane, affordable, and sustainable
manner.
About the Project
The Ministry of Health (MOH) has received a grant from the
Centres tor Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) Cooperative Agreement (CoAg),
a strategic mechanism of the United States Government (USG) to implement
activities in line with its mandate in support of the Public health response to
HIV/AIDS and other health systems. CDC will he supporting a pool of Human
Resources that are expected to lead the implementation of the grant The staff
to be recruited under this grant will be contracted by the MOH. The contracts
are for one (1) year renewable subject to availability of funds and satisfactory
performance of the staff.
Job Summary:  The Accounts Assistant will be Performing
basic accounting processes including preparing books of accounts, keeping
custody of accounting transaction, maintaining records and reporting.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
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Preparing, posting and maintain cashbooks,
subsidiary ledgers, general ledger and producing books of accounts on monthly
basis.
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Preparing and processing VAT schedules on
monthly basis.
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Preparing Cashbook and bank reconciliation
statements on a monthly basis
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Filing of finance records including payment
vouchers with their accountabmties and any other financial documents
·      
Supporting external and internal audits and the
implementation of audit recommendations
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Maintaining and updating asset and inventory
register and preparing quarterly reports.
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Participating in preparation of monthly,
quarterly, and annual Financial and Management reports (Federal and GoU
reports)
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Ensuring sale custody of finance accountable
documents, reports and records
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Performing any other duties as may be assigned
by Supervisor
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Up to -date Books of accounts. Preparing,
posting and maintaining cashbooks and ledgers.
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Preparing VAT schedules
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Preparing pay change reports and payrolls
·      
Preparing monthly bank reconciliation statements
·      
Updating and maintaining the Asset and Inventory
Register.
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Monthly financial and management reports
·      
Safe custody of financial records



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
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The ideal candidate must hold a Degree in
Business Administration (Accounting or Finance), Bachelor of Commerce or
related Accounting qualification.
·      
Three (3) years of relevant previous working
experience is a must
·      
Good knowledge of tax regulations in Uganda
·      
Good knowledge of USG procurement and grants management
procedures
·      
Proficient in Excel, tally or any other
accounting systems
·      
Good knowledge of public sector accounting
systems
·      
Good communication and interpersonal skills
How to Apply:
All suitable qualified Ugandans please fill the positions
listed below tenable at MOH Headquarters. Hand written applications should be
Hand Delivered to the address below between 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to
Friday.
The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Health Headquarters [At the Reception)
Plot 6, Lourdel Road, Wandegeya, Tel. +Z56417-712260/
+256417-712221
All applications should bear the title and the number of the
post being applied for. Please include your telephone number and email contacts
on the application. Applicants should attach the following:
·      
Recent passport-size photograph
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Detailed curriculum Vitae
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Certified copies of the academic certificates
and transcripts
·      
Two recommendation letters from two of the most
recent supervisors/ employers
·      
A photocopy of your appointment letter for your
most recent position
Only shortlisted candidates will lie contacted. The list of
shortlisted candidates will he displayed on the MOH Notice-Board
All the posts have attractive salary and benefits
commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Deadline: 6th
March 2020
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