Accounts Assistant NGO Jobs – Dwelling Places (DP)

 

Job Title:    Accounts Assistant

Organisation: Dwelling
Places (DP)

Duty Station: 
Karomoja, Uganda

Reporting to:
Finance and Procurement Manager

 

About US:

Dwelling Places (DP)
is a  registered Christian  Non-Governmental Organization which
specialises in the rescue, rehabilitation, reconciliation, resettlement and
follow-up of children living on the streets. 
The overall objective of DP  is to
have a society where every child has a chest to rest their head on and a place
to call home.

 

Job Summary:  The accounts assistant will be responsible for
the creation of financial transactions including posting information to
accounting journals and reconciliation of accounts to ensure their accuracy. The
incumbent will ensure timely submission of donor accounting and financial
reports for the regional office

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
The
incumbent will receive funding from the finance office and make payments and
accountabilities

·       
Pay
supplier invoices in a timely manner

·       
Maintain
an orderly accounting filing system for Dwelling Places

·       
Maintain
the chart of accounts

·       
Carry
out periodic reconciliations of all accounts to ensure their accuracy

·       
Maintain
the petty cash fund to pay suppliers

·       
The
incumbent will calculate variances from the budget and report significant
issues to management

·       
Keenly
monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants

·       
Issue
invoices as required

·       
Ensure
that donor funds are monitored as required

·       
Contributes
to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

·       
Regularly
update quickbooks

·       
Ensure
all accountabilities are in by close of business every Friday

·       
Manage
petty cash

·       
Produce
accounts reports on a weekly and monthly reports in a timely manner

·       
Participate
in the follow up and implementation of activities

·       
Perform
other duties as may be required

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant should at least hold a bachelor’s degree in accounting or business
administration, or its equivalent

·       
At least
two years’ experience in a busy finance department.

·       
Broad
working knowledge of bookkeeping and generally accepted accounting principles.

·       
Attention
to detail

·       
Computer
literacy skills i.e. Ms Word, Excel, Financial packages and Internet. Preparing
and producing spreadsheets and using bookkeeping software will be necessary.

·       
Excellent
grasp of the English language: verbal and written.

·       
Excellent
analytical skills with the ability to pre-empt and resolve mathematical
problems.

·       
Excellent
communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize,
negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

·       
Experience
in tally and good understanding of Accounting & financial reporting
principles

·       
High
level of confidentiality required

·       
Both
written and spoken Ngakaramojong or Itesot language is an added advantage

 

Requirements

·       
A
handwritten application letter with a CV and academic qualifications

·       
Should
be a born again Christian.

·       
A
Pastor’s, LC 1 Letter and three passport photos

·       
A
driving/riding permit and  experience

·       
Supervisor(s)
recommendation letter(s)

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should hand deliver their applications to: Dwelling Places head office -off
Nalukolongo Masaka road near Mutundwe Police Station or email
hr.dwellingplaces@gmail.com between 8:30AM-5:00PM Monday to Friday.

 

Note: Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 

Deadline: 5th February 2021 by 5:00PM

 

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