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Job Title:    Accounts Assistant

Organization: LWF World Service

Duty Station:
Uganda

Reports to:   Assistant
Accountant

 

About US:

LWF World Service is
the humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World Federation. We are a
widely recognized, international, faith-based organization working in over 20
countries. We seek to bring people of all backgrounds together in the common
quest for justice, peace, and reconciliation in an increasingly complex and
fragmented world.

 

Job Summary:  The Accounts Assistant substantially
contributes to the effective management of LWF Accounting and ensures that the
implementation of financial related activities and maintaining accounting
records, is handled in accordance with established LWF Uganda guidelines and
procedures.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Maintains
up to date and orderly record of all accounting and financial transactions as
well as all other finance correspondence;

·       
Makes a
proper record of cash received and paid out through the evidence of receipts
and payment vouchers which are duly authorized by all the relevant signatories;

·       
Prepares
cash payment batches daily, and ensures that vouchers are presented to the Sub
Program Accountant.

·       
Checks
all payment vouchers to assure that all payment requisitions are genuine and
that all properly authorized supporting documents have been attached;

·       
Maintains
a cash book/cheque register and produces monthly reconciliation statement for
each account, ensuring the cashbook balance agrees with the bank statement

·       
Prepares
bank/cash reconciliations;

·       
Writes
cheques and ensures they are duly signed/endorsed prior to payment, while
maintaining an accurate cheque register of cheque stubs, current bank balances
and records;

·       
Ensures
that the daily cash balance form is verified and endorsed by the Sub Program
Accountant;

·       
Prepares
and processes journal vouchers to post the bank and cash transactions into SAGE
system

·       
Compiles
a monthly summary/analysis of staff timesheets to allow Sub Program Accountant
produce the monthly journal of staff recharges to projects;

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree Or a Diploma in Accounting and knowledge
of accounting software packages

·       
At least
two (2) years’ experience in a similar position;

·       
Computer
literacy and proficiency in accounting software package(s);

·       
High
integrity, self-driven and able to set own work schedule with rigorous
deadlines.

·       
Ability
to initiate and complete assignments and to work under demanding circumstances
with minimal supervision.

·       
Strong
organization, supervisory, problem-solving, interpersonal, communication as
well as team building and negotiation skills.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should submit an updated CV and Application
letter giving a day time telephone contact and email addresses of 3 (three)
work related referees only  through our
recruitment email, recruitment.uga@lutheranworld.org

 

Please use the full
job title of the position you are applying for as the subject line

 

Deadline: Friday, 4th December 2020 by 5:00pm

 

NB: Only
short-listed candidates will be contacted

 

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