Fresher Accounts Assistant NGO Jobs - CARE International

Job Title:            Accounts Assistant
Organization: CARE International
Duty Station: Uganda

About CARE:
CARE International is a leading global development and humanitarian organization. In 2014, CARE worked in 90 countries around the world, supporting 880 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects, reaching more than 72 million people. CARE International in Uganda (CARE) works with others to make a sustainable improvement in the lives of the very poor, with a focus on women and girls. Our current program focusses on women and girls’ economic rights, particularly financial inclusion and governance of natural resources women and girls depend upon, and on their sexual and reproductive health rights, including a life free of violence. Our programming is guided by our core values of excellence, accountability, respect, integrity and transparency.

Job Summary: The Accounts Assistant position exists to ensure accountability and accuracy in financial transactions in the Arua Field Office as well as adherence to the policies and procedures.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The incumbent will be responsible for writing all cheques, banking and other bank needs including drafting letters to banks;
  • Organize, transmit and file Sub-Office monthly financial information inclusive of vouchers, bank information, financial correspondence etc;
  • Tasked with ensuring orderliness within the finance department and will deal with all cash receipts and payments plus handling all cash advances to staff and other vendors.
  • The jobholder will also provide administrative support and suggest ways of improving the overall accounting process of the organization to Accountants Office
  • Review, verify, enter financial transaction and management of cheque transactions 'Management of Cash
  • The jobholder will also maintain an accurate financial filling system
  • Ensure that the asset register is maintained in FGMS by booking all asset receipts and disposals in FGMS as shared by procurement/administration.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the CARE International Accounts Assistant job must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or Accounting with CPA II
  • At least two years of experience in similar positions.
  • Previous exposure and experience in an Audit Function is desirable.
  • Administrative Assistance experience is an added advantage.
  • Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel and Word and good skills at using financial software applications.
  • Fluency in English.

How to Apply:
All applicants are encouraged to send their application letters clearly articulating alignment with the above profile and an updated detailed (CV) giving day time telephone contacts and names and addresses of 3 (three) work related referees to ugarecruitment@care.org

Deadline: 20th September 2017


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