Program Assistant Accounts Job Vacancies – Office of the Prime Minister (OPM)

Job Title:    Program Assistant

Organization: Office
of the Prime Minister (OPM)

Duty Station: 
Adjumani, Uganda

Reports to:
Program Officer Accounts

Reference Number: AD/001/2019

About US:

The Office of the
Prime Minister (OPM) is the Leader of Government Business in Parliament and
responsible for the coordination and implementation of Government Policies
across Ministries, Departments and other Public Institutions.

Job Summary:  The Program Assistant Accounts will be
responsible for processing financial records such as bills, invoices, accounts
payable and receivable. The Assistant will also be responsible for basic book
keeping activities, preparing payment vouchers and expense forms; receiving and
receipting cash for project activities; paying out cash and reconciling the
cash balances in the cash book on a daily basis. The Assistant will also keep
value documents.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Preparation of payment vouchers for all fund requests, advances,
    claims, and vendor payments;
  • Ensure accurate coding and proper filing of all financial
  • Post entries in the relevant books of accounts using computerized
    accounting software;
  • Reconciliation of bank statements on monthly basis;
  • Reconciliation of vendors statements of accounts on monthly basis;
  • Receive and receipt cash from funding partner(s) and project
  • Performance of daily reconciliation of cash balances with cash book;
  • Prepare monthly management reports;
  • Any other duty assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • Applicants should be holding either an honours degree in Business
    Administration or Commerce with Accounting option from a recognised
    University. A post graduate Diploma or professional Accounting courses is
    an added advantage.
  • A minimum of three years working experience in a related field is a
  • Age: 23 – 45 years

How to Apply:

Applications are
invited from qualified Ugandan Nationals to fill the under listed vacant
positions available at Arua Refugee Desk, Adjumani Refugee Desk, Hoima Refugee
Desk, Mbarara Refugee Desk and Kampala Refugees Department Head Office.
Handwritten application letters be addressed to the Permanent Secretary Office
of the Prime Minister, P.O. Box 341, Kampala. Uganda

All application
letters should include personal contact addresses e.g. phone contacts, e-mail
addresses, and a recent passport photograph of the applicant and indicate three
referees. The applicant should be a person of high moral character and
integrity, willing to work in remote rural settlements.

All applicants must
quote the Reference Number of the post advertised (Check top of the advert),
indicate the reference number on the top left hand side corner of the
application letter’s envelop, seal it and submit their application letters to
the Human Resource Office, Open Registry 3rd Floor, Office of the Prime

Deadline: 31st May 2019 by 5:00pm

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