Fresher Accounts Assistant Jobs – Kilimo Trust

Job Title:   Accounts Assistant
Organisation: Kilimo Trust
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Kilimo Trust is
an independent organization working on agriculture for development across the
East Africa Community (EAC) Region in Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda
and more recently in the new Republic of South Sudan. The organisation promotes
regional solutions to local problems. The aim is to make agricultural markets
work better for the reduction of poverty and elimination of hunger. We bring a
commercial mind-set and market understanding to agricultural development within
the EAC Region.
Job Summary:  The Accounts Assistant will provide the required
support in finance and administration unit for the Kilimo Trust.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Receive and review invoices/payment requests
submitted for payments.
Prepare payment vouchers in accordance with laid
down procedures for services received by the Trust.
Update and maintain a filing system relating to all
financial and administration information/ documents of the Trust.
Ensure payment documents are properly stamped as
Support the Accountant to record financial
transactions in an IT based accounting software
Support Team Leaders in preparation of budgets for
projects and project activities
Support the preparation of project financial reports
Assist the accountant in preparation of bank
Support the accountant in reconciling supplier and
customer accounts
Offer logistical support to the Trust’s program
activities including booking venues for workshops, conferences, following up
with facilitators, resource persons and participants.
Work closely with the administration officer
organize and maintain Kilimo Trust Store.
Work with the IT service Provider to ensure that IT
to ensure functioning of the IT system
Carry out any other duties as shall be assigned from
time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should have at least two years’ experience
doing accounting work
Practical experience in the use of use of
Broad knowledge and understanding the application
generally accepted accounting principles and financial reporting standards
Ability to prepare financial statements &
financial reports
Skills in Basic Accounting and bookkeeping
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality in
performing the Finance duties
Be honest and trustworthy
How to Apply: 
All candidates
must send an application letter plus the following:
An up-to-date CV, highlighting relevant skills and
experience (presented in relation to each of the Responsibilities and each of
the experience areas listed above);
Copies of evaluation report of at least two of main
project tasks you have managed;
The names and contacts of three referees, and a
daytime contact telephone number of each of them;
Copies of Academic Certificate and Transcripts for
O’ level, A’ level, Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate qualifications
The names and contacts of your immediate
supervisor(s) in the current job and two of your immediate previous jobs;
Your daytime contact telephone number; and
A statement and proof of current remuneration
Please send your
application electronically to:
The Human
Resource & Administration Manager,
Kilimo Trust,
Plot No. 42,
Princess Anne Drive Bugolobi,
P.O. Box 71782,
Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 23rd October 2015

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