Fresher Assistant Accountant Career Jobs – Makerere University Regional Center for Crop Improvement (MaRCCI)

Organization: Makerere
University Regional Center for Crop Improvement (MaRCCI)
Funding Source: World Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,
About Us:
The World Bank is funding a USD 6-million Makerere University Regional
Center For Crop Improvement (MaRCCI). The goal of MaRCCI is to strengthen
Makerere University to deliver quality post-graduate education in Crop
Improvement and build collaborative research capacity in the regional priority
Key Duties and
The incumbent will receive and review
invoices/payment requests submitted for payment.
Prepare payment vouchers in accordance with laid
down procedures.
Maintain a filling system relating to all
financial and administrative information/documents.
Ensure that payment documents are properly
stamped and paid
Offer support in recording financial
transactions in IT based accounting software
Support the Team Leader in preparing and
monitoring budgets for projects and project activities.
Assist in the preparation of bank
Offer support in compiling and updating Project
Assets Register.
Render support in coordinating and analyzing
monthly financial reports and recommending appropriate financial actions.
(j) Preparing and Maintaining Financial and
Audit Reports and Records.
(k) Ensuring regular and timely submission of
Financial Statements and reports.
Providing effective financial management advice
to Scientists.
Support Scientists in preparing research budgets
and expenditure schedules in accordance with laid down procedures.
Perform any other duty as assigned by the Team
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
Commerce (Accounting), Business Administration (Accounting) or any other
relevant discipline from a recognized University.
Possession of a Master’s Degree and familiarity
with Centre of Excellence operations is desired
Professional Accounting courses like CPA, ACCA and CIFA Stage One is an advantage
A minimum of two years of proven relevant
experience, skills and knowledge is required.
Ability to communicate effectively with a range
of people and organization both orally and in writing is required.
Highly developed problem solving and
organization skills, with an ability to meet competing deadlines.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to
work effectively with others.
Ability to manage and support management of
financial and operational resources.
Age: Below 45 years.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications addressed to the Director, MaCCI, CV and relevant certified copies
of academic papers in sealed envelopes should be hand delivered to the Office
of the Principal, Makerere University, College of Agriculture and Environmental
Sciences (CAES), Room 53. All candidates should request two (2) referees to forward
letters of support for their application. Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted for interviews.
Deadline: 14th
October 2016 by 5:00PM
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