Fresher Accounts Assistant NGO Job Opportunities – InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU)

Job Title:        Accounts
Assistant
Organization: InterAid
Uganda Limited (IAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Financial
Accountant or Management Accountant
About US:
InterAid Uganda
Limited (IAU) is a non-governmental humanitarian national organization
established in 1988, and duly registered with the NGO Board and NGO Forum. IAU
is actively involved in programs geared towards the protection and improvement
of lives of disadvantaged people living in urban and rural areas in Uganda and
in the Great Lakes Region. InterAid Uganda is focused on its thematic areas of
Rights Protection, Education, Livelihood & Food Security, Health (HIV&AIDS;
Malaria; Maternal and Reproductive Health), Water, Sanitation & Hygiene
(WASH), Environment and Disaster Management and good Management and Governance
systems.
Job Summary:
The Accounts Assistant will mainly plan implement, control & optimize IAU
financial resources in line with finance policies and procedures.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Strategic Direction
  • To provide financial support services to the project through
    performance of professional accounting.
  • Assist the Accountant in running of day to day accounting activities
    in the section.
Stakeholder
Management
  • Manage relationships with NSSF, Banks, suppliers etc.
  • Prepare & provide audit information to facilitate performance of
    statutory audits on a timely basis.
Process Management
  • Manage Office imprest and petty cash transactions.
  • Review payment requisitions against supporting documents (supplier
    invoices, purchase order, goods received notes etc.)
  • Ensure correctness of approvals and computations.
  • Preparation of payment vouchers and coding expenditure as
    appropriate before payments.
  • Payment of monthly caseload allowances and updating the records
  • Ensure that advances and imprest are fully accounted for with
    supporting documents.
  • Maintenance of the staff advance ledger.
  • Ensure that staff salaries are remitted to the respective banks in
    time.
  • Prepare periodic financial reports as per the departmental
    guidelines.
Assets Management
  • Ensure all financial assets are tagged and capitalised and updated
    in the asset register
  • Monthly review register and report on assets ready for disposal.
Support to staff
& other Managers:
Provide
technical support to staff in line with finance policies and procedures to
ensure adherence.
Risk Management
  • Continuously assess risks inherent to the Finance and Accounting
    section
  • Implement mitigation measures to curb the risk inherent in the
    accounting process.
  • Review the effectiveness of the mitigation measures on a continuous
    basis
  • Compliance
  • Assist the Accountant to ensure that donor compliance is adhered to.
  • Ensure that policies and procedures are in compliance with relevant
    legislation.
  • Ensure statutory deductions are remitted on time to relevant
    authorities

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU) Accounts
    Assistant job opportunity should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree
    in Commerce, Accounting or any business related program with a bias in
    accounting from a recognized institution
  • Full or part Professional qualification with ACCA, CPA (U) or any
    equivalent is an added advantage
  • A minimum of two years’ relevant work experience
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their cover letters, updated
CVs and photo copies of their professional qualifications including three
referees via E-mail to both recruitment@interaiduganda.org and
iaurecruitment@interaiduganda.org addressed to:
The Executive
Director,
InterAid Uganda,
Plot 1102 Block 8,
Kabala Anjagala Road,
P.O. Box 737
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 25th June 2018 by 5:00 PM
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