Accounts Officer Career Jobs - United Nations Staff Savings & Credit Cooperative Society Limited (UN SACCO)

Job Title:        Accounts Officer
Organization: United Nations Staff Savings & Credit Cooperative Society Limited (UN SACCO)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: General Manager

United Nations Staff Savings & Credit Cooperative Society Limited (UN SACCO) is a member -based organization registered under the Co-operative Societies Regulations 1992 and one of the leading institutional SACCOs in Uganda. The vision of the UNS-SACCO is to be ‘A leading SACCO promoting prosperity of members through enhanced savings and access to convenient credit.’

Job Summary: The Accounts Officer will primarily manage all financial transactions including income and expenditure accounts, ensuring accountability, preparing reports in line with financial regulations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Guiding on financial decisions of the SACCO.
  • Tasked with managing the financial resources, including advising on income and expenditure.
  • Offering technical support in the SACCO planning and budgeting process.
  • Send to management accountabilities for all financial transactions.
  • Providing management with monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports for decision making.
  • Tasked with ensuring that all financial records and books of accounts, including bank reconciliation statements are regularly updated.
  • Mentoring and supervising staff in the section.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of the SACCO asset register.
  • Ensuring timely payments for goods and services provided to the SACCO.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned from time to time, in relation to the position. 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree (with a bias in Accounting).
  • Computer knowledge of Accounting or Econometric packages.
  • Membership with either ACCA, CPA or ICSA will be an added advantage.
  • At least five years of related working experience with a Banking institution or a Microfinance.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Analytical skills and ability to write concise report,
  • Ability to summarize large amounts of information into simple reports,
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their electronic applications with an updated CV and certified academic documents via E-mail to:

Deadline: 9th July 2017 by 5:00PM

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