Several Finance Jobs – Branch Accountants at BRAC Uganda

Job Title: Branch Accountants (Only female candidates should apply)
Duty Station: Any part of Uganda (Within BRAC Operational Areas)
About BRAC Uganda:
 BRAC, one of the largest Non-Governmental Development Organisation in the world, working in a number of countries in Africa and Asia on poverty alleviation Programmes, is registered in Uganda as BRAC Uganda. The organisation implements integrated development approach combining Education, Health, Agriculture, Livestock, Adolescent Empowerment, and Micro finance. For more information please visit BRAC’s website www.brac.net. BRAC Uganda invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill up the vacant positions currently available within its different programmes. The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Programme at BRAC
Based on the understanding that the future of Africa will be determined majorly by the youth, the MasterCard Foundation has launched a scholar’s programme. BRAC is partnering with the Foundation to implement this Programme in Uganda. The vision of the programme is to educate and develop meritorious; yet economically marginalized young people in Africa, next-generation leaders who are committed to giving back, with access to quality education, and deliver holistic financial, emotional and academic support throughout their secondary education. In Uganda, this eight year programme will extend support to 5000 scholars across the country.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The Branch Accountants should ensure that the cash collections for the day are properly receipted and banked before close of the day.
  • Receiving of bankers’ cheques, recording financial transactions, counting money to verify amounts, and issuing receipts for funds received in a particular period.
  • Compile and analyze financial information, such as vouchers, receipts, general ledger accounts, and any other documents of business transactions, etc, at the branch.
  • Liaise and attend to Audit requirements.
  • The branch accountant should ensure proper filling of all the accounting documents in the Branch.
  • Prepare monthly accounts as per the project requirements.
  • Should also ensure proper maintenance of all the fixed asset and stock registers in the Branch and other related accounting documents.
  • Ensure that only genuine bills are paid, and perform any other duties.
Qualification, Skills & Experience:
  • Must have a Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance. (BBA)
  • Computer literacy is a must, especially micro soft office Applications.
  • Ability to coordinate work with all the other staff, including the immediate supervisors.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Applicants must be within 30 years of Age.
How to apply:
Interested candidates should send their applications together with their CV, 2 Colored passport size photographs, and Recommendation letter from LC 1, photocopies of educational certificates and transcripts, to the Human Resource Department, BRAC Uganda, Busingiri zone in Nyanama off Entebbe Road, P.O. Box 31817 Clock Tower Kampala, before the 8th April 2013. NB: Please indicate your day time telephone contacts and title of the post on top left side of the envelope.
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