6 No Experience Accounts Assistant / Clerk NGO Job Placements – Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)
Duty Station:
Headquarters with frequent travel to the field, Uganda
Reports to:   Finance Officer
Grade UR 8
About US:
Uganda Red Cross
Society (URCS) is the leading National Humanitarian Organization in Uganda and
a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.
Job Summary:  The Accounts Assistant and/or Clerk will be
responsible for the provision of accounting and administrative services. The
position holder will make sure that they apply appropriate accounting
principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate financial reports are
delivered timely.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Processing Payments, Advances, and
·       UReview of payments requisitions, especially
regarding budget availability, and appropriateness of corresponding support
·       Processing/preparing payment vouchers.
·       Receive and acknowledge receipt of
accountability documents.
·       Review and query (if necessary) the
accountability documents. The appropriate checklist must guide the review.
·       Issue query sheets in case of deficits on the
accountability documents.
·       Record double entries relating to the
accountabilities in the accounting system.
·       Post accountabilities after the supervisor’s
·       Filing accountabilities and payment vouchers.
·       Organise photocopy, sort and dispatch the
financial documents to donor HQ.
·       Follow up, receive and review
accountabilities from the field office before submission to URCS HQ, and share
feedback with field officers immediately.
·       Proactively follows up on incomplete
financial documentation and pending settlement of advances with the respective
officers to avoid delays in bookkeeping or uploading project budgets.
·       Budgeting
·       Bank reconciliations reports.
·       Support the finance officer in preparing
financial reports.
·       Risk Management
·       Assess risks that affect the achievement of
the job purpose/objective.
·       Manage assessed risks.
·       Maintain a risk register.
·       Escalate risks to the supervisor.
·       Carries out other duties as assigned by your
immediate supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a BSc/BBA/B. Com
degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics from a recognized institution
·       At least one year of relevant work experience in a
similar position;
·       Experience in Navision Accounting System is
essential but not a prerequisite.
·       Proficiency in bookkeeping and double-entry
·       High level of financial discipline and
·       Attention to detail and accuracy;
·       Ability to meet deadlines with minimum
·       Strong Interpersonal skills;
·       High level of integrity
·       Good communication skills
How to Apply:
Please send your
filled application form,
Download Here and attach your academic transcripts and certificates.
The filled application forms and academic transcripts and certificates can be
e-mailed or hand delivered, and or by post to:
The Secretary General,
Uganda Red Cross
Plot 551/555 Rubaga
P.O. Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.

Applications from
suitable persons to be considered for appointment in the outlined positions are
hereby invited. All applicants should adhere to the Red Cross Principles. URCS
is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its
Due to large volumes
of applications; only short listed candidates shall be contacted. Canvassing
shall lead to automatic disqualification.
Deadline: Monday 13th July 2020 at 5:00pm

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