Fresher Accountant/ Administrative Assistant Jobs – Caritas Kampala

Job Title:      Accountant/
Administrative Assistant

Organization: Caritas
Kampala

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

About US:

Caritas Uganda is
the Social Services and Development Commission of the Uganda Episcopal
Conference, a corporate body under the Trustees Incorporation Act. Founded in
1970, Caritas Uganda’s main function is in the areas of social services and
development, research and advocacy and organization coordination and
development with the main goal of poverty eradication, peace building, good
governance, and empowerment of the marginalized.

About Program:

Sustainable
Agriculture Programme (SAP) is one of the agriculture development programmes
promoted by Caritas Kampala (Social and Economic Development Department of
Kampala Archdiocese). This Programme employs an environmentally friendly
sustainable approach toward farming that promotes food security and increased
incomes but targeting the rural and peri – urban sub counties of Kampala,
Wakiso and Mpigi districts. At Diocesan level, SAP targets over 1,500 farmer
households with an average size of 8 members (12,000) as direct beneficiaries
composed of Small holder farmers in 750 Old category households, 375 small
holder Medium category households and 375 smallholder New Category.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Maintain books of account (cash books, Ledger both hard and soft
    copies
  • Budget monitoring and control
  • Compiling financial reports quarterly, bi annually and annually
  • Prepare accounts and necessary documentation for audit
  • Filing for tax and other statutory obligations
  • Processing of authorized finances
  • Provide internal controls to staff
  • Fully accountable for funds allocated to him or her
  • Maintaining asset registry
  • Tasked with making monthly bank reconciliations
  • Safeguarding of assets
  • Ensure that all cars and motorcycles are
    insured and log books

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the Accountant/ Administrative Assistant job must
    hold a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Management
  • Basic knowledge in Office Administration
  • ACCA is mandatory
  • Previous experience and knowledge with Donor funds
  • Resource mobilization skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Report writing skills
  • Ability to drive a car as an added advantage

How to Apply:

All candidates
should submit a letter of application with curriculum vitae, names and
addresses (including telephone/e-mail) of three referees, and date of
availability. You can send your application addressed to “the Coordinator SAP-
Caritas Kampala, or by email, stating the job title in the subject line to
acsa.ug@gmail.com or hand – deliver your application to Caritas Kampala Offices
at Nsambya, plot No. 1538/39 Old Ggaba road between Monday to Friday during
working hours (9:00 AM to 5:00 PM).

Deadline: 15th July 2019

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