Fresher Accounts Assistant NGO Jobs – TASO Uganda


Job Title:    Accounts Assistant

Organisation: The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)

Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda

Reports to: Senor Finance Officer


About US:

The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda), an organisation contributing to a process of preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and improving the quality of life of persons, families and communities affected by HIV infection and disease.


Job Summary:  The Accounts Assistant will be responsible for the effective management of cash and other cash equivalent at the Service Centre. He/she will receive, issue and take custody of all store items as required.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Receive cash/cheques due to TASO and promptly bank and receipt cash

·        Pay out approved Payments

·        Keep safety of cash, cheques and other valuable items

·        Preparation of bank and Beyonic reconciliation on a monthly basis

·        Follow up on the unreconciled items on a monthly basis

·        Maintain updated Cash book records

·        Initiate payments in Beyonic and bank as approved by the responsible Officers

·        Initiate payments in Navision for both bank and Beyonic

·        File all complete records in time

·        Maintain appropriate Beyonic and bank balance levels

·        Check and receipt all items brought into stores

·        Properly issue out authorized items

·        Update stock cards and perpetual inventory

·        Prepare and share monthly stock levels reports

·        Maintain an updated and computerized Navision

·        Maintain safety and security of stores items

·        Ensure cleanliness and neatness in stores

·        Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly and annual stock taking reports

·        Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly and annual payment transaction reports

·        Generate monthly quarterly and annual stores transactions reports

·        Any other duty assigned by the Immediate supervisor


Key Outputs

·        Cash and cheques due to TASO received and paid out

·        Bank reconciliation done

·        Beyonic, Bank and cash books managed

·        Store items received and issued

·        Stock cards and perpetual inventory maintained

·        Items in stores kept in accordance with set standards

·        Reports on stores situation and payment transactions generated


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant must hold a Diploma in Accounting or BBA (Finance), preferably UDBS or ATC, or 1st Part of ACCA or CPA. Or 1st Degree in, Accounting or Finance or BBA (Finance) with level 1 ACCA or CPA.

·        Additional Training: Diploma in Purchasing and Supply or Stores Management 

·        Two years of experience in a busy Cash Office, store or yard

·        Management of cash and cheque receipts and payments

·        Knowledge of cash-handling regulations

·        Secure filing of accounting records

·        Purchasing and Supply knowledge

·        Stores Management

·        Knowledge of storage requirements for the specific items stored

·        Book keeping skills

·        Interpersonal skills

·        Communication skills

·        Records management skills

·        Hands-on-computer skills

·        Other Qualities/Attributes: Highest level of honesty and integrity, appropriate degree of assertiveness and speed and accuracy.


How to Apply:

All qualified candidates who meet all the above requirements are invited to submit their resume, copies of certified academic certificates, testimonials and three referees, two of which should be professional referees and, a current employer / immediate supervisor including their telephone and email contacts. All interested Candidates MUST fully fill the TASO Online Job Application Form, scan and save all the relevant documents in one folder and forward only online applications with the relevant credentials


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Deadline: 12th February 2021 by 5:30 pm


NB: While TASO appreciates all the interested candidates, only those invited for interviews will be reached. In case you do not hear from consider yourself unsuccessful. Please note disqualification.


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