Fresher Assistant Accountant NGO Jobs – Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO)

Job Title:    Assistant Accountant

Organisation: Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO)

Duty Station: Wakiso, Uganda


About US:

Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO) is a National Non-Government organization which was founded in 1986 by Ugandan mothers committed to providing relief aid to needy children left parentless by the civil turbulence of the mid-1980’s and the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Its vision is to have “a society where all children live a full life “and a mission to” promote survival, development, participation & protection of orphans& vulnerable children in Uganda.”


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • To ensure timely requisition of funds from head office and make payments at the Home.
  • Ensuring that requisition forms for payments are filled out
  • Manage petty cash and follow up accountabilities
  • Preparing receipts and payment reports
  • Monitoring fuel usage
  • To ensure safety and regular repair and maintenance of the assets of UWESO at the Home.
  • Maintaining a record of all assets in the Home.
  • Stores management.
  • Coordinating the repair and maintenance process
  • To prepare timely financial management reports of the Home.
  • Acting as agent for MCV bank accounts, collecting bank statements and preparing monthly bank reconciliations for the home’s accounts
  • Ensuring books of accounts are well updated for submission to head office
  • Ensuring all financial documents are filed
  • Receive cash of MCV Sales

  • Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

    • The ideal candidate should possess a bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Finance and Accounting option), or Business Administration (Finance and Accounting option) or equivalent
    • A minimum of two years’ working experience in similar post in a reputable organization
    • Ability to use computer packages (Dynamics Business Central) for financial reporting.
    • Should be a team player and effective communicator.
    • Demonstrated ability to work with minimum supervision.
    • High degree of personal integrity.


    How to Apply:

    All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications with copies of academic transcripts, detailed CVs, contact addresses of three professional referees to:


    Human Resource Officer,

    Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans,

    Plot 2 Tagore Crescent, Kamwokya,

    P.O. Box 8419, Kampala. Tell: 0392 777 448


    Please indicate salary history and salary expectation.


    Or Email to: (All email applications should be in a single PDF file of maximum size – 5MB)


    Deadline: 20th May 2021 by 5:00 pm.


    NB: We shall respond to shortlisted candidates. All invitations for interviews will be done formally.


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