NGO Jobs – Accounts and Administration Officer at Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET)

Organisation: Legal Aid Service Providers Network
Kampala, Uganda
Finance &
Administration Manager
The Legal Aid Service
Providers Network (LASPNET) is a Non-Governmental Organisation established in
Uganda to harness, strengthen and sustain synergies across the country among
Legal Aid Service Providers (LASPs) in complementing Government of Uganda’s
efforts for enhancing access to justice. The Democratic Governance Facility
(DGF) has given support to LASPNET towards implementation of project activities
across the Justice, Law, and Order Sector with focus on improving coordination
structures, monitoring and evaluation frameworks, policy reform approaches,
capacity building initiatives, and various strategic mechanisms for taking a
more proactive role in setting legal aid agenda.
The Accounts and
Administration Officer will offer support in the accounting and key
administrative functions of the Network.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform
    all duties in compliance with the financial policy of LASPNET
  • Initiate
    preparation of the monthly financial returns and statements
  • To
    receive and enter requisitions into the accounting system for all expenses
  • To
    ensure that requisitions are all authorised and proper supporting
    documents attached
  • To
    maintain financial systems including petty cash, expenses, mileage claims.
    income and expenditure records
  • To
    prepare monthly payroll and ensure timely payment of statutory deductions
  • Supervise
    the staff attendance register and monitor their leave spells
  • To
    provide general supervision over the support staff in run work related
    errands like driving, messenger, and cleaning
  • To
    coordinate the monthly roster of interns and volunteers in liaison with
    tine Managers
  • To
    maintain an up-to-date register for assets and follow-up needed supplies
  • Perform
    any other related tasks as may be assigned
Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, or Business Studies
    with accounting option.
  • Part
    qualification in ACCA or CPA will be an added advantage.
  • A
    minimum of three 3 years in a similar role for handling both accounting
    and administrative tasks.
  • Knowledge
    of core accounting practices for donor funded Non Governmental
to Apply:
All candidates should send
an application, CV and credentials to the National Coordinator indicating in
your subject line the name of position being applied for via For any further inquiries please call +256(0)312513733 or
visit our website for more details at www.laspnet. Org
2nd August 2013
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