Fresher Accounts Assistant Job Opportunities – International Potato Center (CIP)

 

Job Title:    Accounts Assistant

Organization:
International Potato Center (CIP)

Duty Station:
Uganda

 

About US:

The International
Potato Center (CIP) was founded in 1971 as a research-for-development
organization with a focus on potato, sweetpotato and andean roots and tubers.
It delivers innovative science-based solutions to enhance access to affordable
nutritious food, foster inclusive sustainable business and employment growth,
and drive the climate resilience of root and tuber agri-food systems.
Headquartered in Lima, Peru, CIP has a research presence in more than 20 countries
in Africa, Asia and Latin America. CIP is a CGIAR research center, a global
research partnership for a food-secure future. CGIAR science is dedicated to
reducing poverty, enhancing food and nutrition security, and improving natural
resources and ecosystem services.

 

Job Summary:  The International Potato Center (CIP) is
seeking a proactive and responsible Accounts Assistant to work directly with
the Finance and Administration Specialist in accordance with CIP internal
policies and procedures. The Accounts Assistant will be based in Kampala,
Uganda

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

·        
Support
with the analysis of advance accounts, petty cash accounts, reimbursements,
payments and any other accounts related with the operations of the office.

·        
Assist
with the monthly bank reconciliation, monthly filing of returns; Pay As You
Earn (PAYE), National Social Security Funds (NSSF) and Withholding tax.

·        
Assist
with handling travel requests and liquidations reports.

·        
Provide
daily recording of transactions carried out by the office’s staff.

·        
Ensure
availability of office stationery and sundry.

·        
Support
with the filing of accounting information duly supported by invoices or
contracts.

·        
Handle
telephone calls, receive and assist visitors to the Accounts office.

·        
Organize
and maintain filling system for the office.

·        
Uphold
CIP policies and procedures

·        
Perform
any other duties that will be assigned.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The
ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business
Administration or related field.

·        
One year
of relevant work experience in a similar position, preferably in an
international research organization.

·        
Knowledge
of the work in the field particularly in project implementation.

·        
Knowledge
in local tax regulations and labour law.

·        
Computer
literate in Word and Excel.

·        
Excellent
communication and interpersonal skills.

·        
Ability
to work independently and to take initiative when sorting out problem issues.

·        
Fluent
in English

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

Click Here -> Accounts Assistant

 

 

Deadline: 19th November 2020

 

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