Fresher Accounts Assistant NGO Job Opportunities – FIDA Uganda

 

Job Title:    Accounts Assistant (Fresher
Jobs)

Organisation: The
Uganda Association of Women Lawyers (FIDA Uganda)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

The Uganda
Association of Women Lawyers, FIDA Uganda is an NGO that promotes and defends
human rights with an emphasis on women and children as beneficiaries. FIDA
Uganda was formed in 1974 as the Uganda chapter of the International Federation
of Women Lawyers with a primary objective of promoting the professional growth
of its members and helping women access their rights. The FIDA Uganda Head
office is located on Plot 4, Robert Mugabe Road, Mbuya, Kampala district.

 

Job Summary:   The Accounts Assistant is responsible for
providing support to the Finance

department with
accounting tasks which includes; payment processing, handle accountabilities,
filing accounts documents.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Payment
processing and support, which will include; receiving of requisitions,
processing and disburse the funds for implementation of activities in a timely
manner

·       
Prepare
donor financial reports and submit to Accountant for review in line with donor
timelines

·       
Allocation
of appropriate budget codes to the payment requisition

·       
Prepare
donor financial report and submit to Accountant for review in line with donor
timelines

·       
Provide
assistance in the preparation of budgets, financial statements and other
statutory reports

·       
Compile
and avail documents for projects and institutional audits

·       
Filling
of monthly statutory deductions (PAYE, NSSF, LST) and manage URA /FIDA accounts
with the authority

·       
Filling
of paid PVs per respective project and ensuring safety of documents

·       
Ensuring
that all payment documents are stamped “PAID”

·       
Ensuring
that the submitted accountabilities are attached to the PVs and verified by the
Internal Auditor before posting

·       
Track
expenses as they relate to specific projects and jobs

·       
Ensure
timely implementation of the project activities so as to ensure that the donor
expected burn rate is achieved.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal applicant for the FIDA Uganda Accounts Assistant job position must hold a
Bachelor of Accounting, Finance, Commerce and any other related field.

·       
Two
years of experience in the related field.

·       
Must be
computer literate

·       
Experience
in using Quick books is added advantage

·       
Strong
writing and reporting skills

·       
Strong
Interpersonal skills

·       
Good
Analytical skills

·       
High
Communication skills

·       
Trustworthy
and discreet when dealing with confidential information.

·       
Ability
to multitask and remain motivated and positive.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates with
the necessary qualifications and experience should submit their application letters,
updated CV and copies of academic certificates to the HR department at tkarumba@steadmanglobal.com
and copy hrdepartment@fidauganda.org

 

Deadline: 
Wednesday 10th February 2021 at 5:00pm.

 

NB:
While FIDA Uganda appreciates all applicants, only shortlisted candidates will
be contacted.

 

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latest jobs, please visit 
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