Fresher Accounts Assistant USAID Project Jobs – Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB)


Job Title:      Accounts Assistant (Entry Level

Organization: Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


About US:

The Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB), a leading
Christian organization coordinating 302 Member Health facilities all over
Uganda is implementing a five-year Local Service Delivery (HIV/AIDS) Activity
supported by USAID to be implemented in three USAID regions of Uganda (Gulu,
Mbarara, Jinja). The project will support private not-for-profit (PNFP) sites
to address gaps through optimization of high yielding HIV Testing and
Counseling Services approaches, improved retention and viral suppression,
provision of HIV/TB care and treatment, scale up services to reach men and key
populations, strengthen the PNFP institutional capacity and quality for sustainable
service delivery and contribute to Uganda’s efforts in reaching and maintaining
epidemic control.


Job Summary:  The Accounts Assistant will undertake routine
clerical duties in support of the finance function, including but not limited
to collecting and processing cash and cheque payments & receipts, using
manual and/or computerized accountancy processes.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Receive all payments (cash and cheques) post
them into books on a daily basis

Deposit all receipts into the bank accounts on a
daily basis

Maintain a petty cash book and make bank
withdrawals for purposes of timely replenishment of the imprest level

Maintain monthly cash book balances to ascertain
the actual amounts carried forward for the next period.

Collect and report bank statement plus any
dishonored cheques and make the relevant adjustments in the cash books, to
reflect the true bank balance position

Prepare payment vouchers with all their
supporting documents, including but not limited to invoices, receipts, memos
and all available correspondences for approval

Write cheques, drafts and process bank
transfers, upon authorized and approved payment vouchers and disburse cash to
the respective beneficiaries.

Post all receipts and payments electronically
using an approved accounting package

Establish and maintain an efficient and
effective coding, filing and retrieval system for financial documents

Maintain a record of all creditors and Debtors

Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
Commerce or Business Administration majoring in Accounting

Two to three years of experience in a similar
position in church based organizations or NGOs.

A high degree of integrity

Good analytical skills with a very good eye for

Excellent communication skills and interpersonal

Self-organized and assertive characteristics

Good command of the English language


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested persons who wish to
apply hand-deliver an application letter with a detailed CV naming at least two
referees, to:


Executive Director

Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau

Plot 877 Balintuma Road Mengo

P.O. Box 4127





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