02 June 2017

Accounts Assistant Career Jobs - Reach The Youth Uganda (RTY)

Job Title:     Accounts Assistant
Organization: Reach The Youth Uganda (RTY)
Project Name: USAID Sustainable Outcomes for Children and Youth (SOCY) Project
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director

About US:
Reach The Youth Uganda (RTY) is a youth-focused organization implementing projects in the Greater Masaka region and in the districts of Kyenjojo, Kasese and Kamwenge.

About USAID SOCY Project:
Reach The Youth Uganda (RTY will be implementing a Sustainable Outcomes for Children and Youth (SOCY) project targeting Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Kasese, Kyenjojo and Kamwenge districst, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through Catholic Relief Services (CRS). The SOCY project interventions shall be focusing primarily on OVC Case Management and household economic strengthening through savings groups and associated interventions and parenting/caregiver programs.

Job Summary: The Accounts Assistant will primarily safeguard the assets (financial and physical) of RTY and ultimately the donors against fraud, loss or misuse and ensure proper documentation and processing of the finances of the organization. The incumbent will be responsible for maintaining and controlling the General Ledger Accounts and financial transactions of the organization that shall include analytical work and thorough review of financial records for SOCY project and carry-out the day-to-day, monthly and year-end operations for SOCY project.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The incumbent will prepare cash books (manual and computerized)
  • Conduct timely bank reconciliations for Kasese, Kamwenge and Kyenjojo field offices
  • Conduct periodic stock taking, prepare and submit monthly Liquidation reports and advance request to the Accountant
  • Tasked with ensuring timely disbursement of payments to creditors in Kasese, Kamwenge & Kyenjojo
  • The jobholder will also prepare income and expenditure statements as and when necessary, produce timely accounting reports in liaison with the Accountant
  • Maintain up-to-date financial and assets records. 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the USAID Project Accounts Assistant job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance. A relevant post graduate qualification in finance is an added advantage. Professional course in CPA or ACCA, at least Level 2 will be an added advantage
  • At least three years of cumulative working experience in a similar position in a reputable organization, preferably an NGO.
  • Special Knowledge in finance and accounting software i.e. Microsoft office packages, timely filing of records under secure environment.
  • Skills in Cash management, Accounting, Budgeting, Analytical and Negotiation and Motorcycle riding skills.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their applications, updated CVs, cover letters and copies of academic documents to:

The Human Resource Manager,
Plot 1676 Bukoto-Kisasi Road
P. O. Box 24928, Kampala. Uganda

E-mail to:  rbarungi@gmail.com

Deadline: 9th June, 2017

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