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Fresher Diploma Jobs - Accounts Assistants - LWF World Service


Job Title:    Accounts Assistant

Organization: LWF World Service

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to:   Assistant Accountant


About US:

LWF World Service is the humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World Federation. We are a widely recognized, international, faith-based organization working in over 20 countries. We seek to bring people of all backgrounds together in the common quest for justice, peace, and reconciliation in an increasingly complex and fragmented world.


Job Summary:  The Accounts Assistant substantially contributes to the effective management of LWF Accounting and ensures that the implementation of financial related activities and maintaining accounting records, is handled in accordance with established LWF Uganda guidelines and procedures.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Maintains up to date and orderly record of all accounting and financial transactions as well as all other finance correspondence;

·        Makes a proper record of cash received and paid out through the evidence of receipts and payment vouchers which are duly authorized by all the relevant signatories;

·        Prepares cash payment batches daily, and ensures that vouchers are presented to the Sub Program Accountant.

·        Checks all payment vouchers to assure that all payment requisitions are genuine and that all properly authorized supporting documents have been attached;

·        Maintains a cash book/cheque register and produces monthly reconciliation statement for each account, ensuring the cashbook balance agrees with the bank statement

·        Prepares bank/cash reconciliations;

·        Writes cheques and ensures they are duly signed/endorsed prior to payment, while maintaining an accurate cheque register of cheque stubs, current bank balances and records;

·        Ensures that the daily cash balance form is verified and endorsed by the Sub Program Accountant;

·        Prepares and processes journal vouchers to post the bank and cash transactions into SAGE system

·        Compiles a monthly summary/analysis of staff timesheets to allow Sub Program Accountant produce the monthly journal of staff recharges to projects;


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree Or a Diploma in Accounting and knowledge of accounting software packages

·        At least two (2) years’ experience in a similar position;

·        Computer literacy and proficiency in accounting software package(s);

·        High integrity, self-driven and able to set own work schedule with rigorous deadlines.

·        Ability to initiate and complete assignments and to work under demanding circumstances with minimal supervision.

·        Strong organization, supervisory, problem-solving, interpersonal, communication as well as team building and negotiation skills.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit an updated CV and Application letter giving a day time telephone contact and email addresses of 3 (three) work related referees only  through our recruitment email,


Please use the full job title of the position you are applying for as the subject line


Deadline: Friday, 4th December 2020 by 5:00pm


NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted


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