Fresher Accounts Assistant Job Careers – Seed for Seeds (S4S) Uganda Ltd

 

Job Title:    Accounts Assistant

Organization:  Seed
for Seeds (S4S) Uganda Ltd

Duty Station:  
Uganda

Reports to: Business
Manager

 

About US:

Seed for Seeds (S4S)
Uganda Ltd is a legally registered company limited by guarantee. S4S (U) Ltd
operates as a not-for-profit enterprise to produce and market basic seed on a
cost recovery basis since this seed class is marginally profitable. The goal of
S4S (U) Ltd  is to increase food security
of farmers through availing sufficient quantities of quality basic seed to
guarantee availability of certified and Duality Declared Seed (QDS) of major
food crops.

 

Job Summary:  The Accounts Assistant will mainly provide
financial, administrative and logistical support to the company.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Receiving
cash or banker’s cheque(s}, recording financial transactions, counting money to
verify amounts and issuing receipts for funds received.

·       
Ensuring
that all funds received are promptly banked in accordance with accounting
procedures.

·       
Following
up approved payment requests for timely processing.

·       
Compiling,
sorting and checking payment instructions to ensure calculations are correct
and supported by relevant accounting documents before posting tor processing.

·       
Writing
vouchers and cheques in order to make payments against specified expenditure
requisitions and verified accounting documents.

·       
Preparing
the payroll and ensuring that all statutory deductions are effected and filed
with the relevant Government agency.

·       
Reconciling
the cashbook with bank statements and checking balances against verifiable
documents on a monthly basis.

·       
Posting
data in the accounting system and producing management reports.

·       
Following
up advances taken and reviewing accountabilities submitted, ensuring
authenticity, accuracy, timeliness and completeness.

·       
Monitoring
cash flows, and preparing monthly, quarterly and annual revenue and expenditure
returns, financial statements and reports.

·       
Maintaining
proper filing system for accounts documents, including vouchers, receipt books
and fixed assets register.

·       
Liaising
with internal and external auditors to perform annual financial audits of the
company.

·       
Filing
of monthly, provisional and annual company tax returns.

·       
Verify
items that are received in stores to ascertain the movable and immovable assets
of the company.

·       
Performing
any other duties assigned to you from time to time by management.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and
management, Commerce, Accounting, Finance or any other business-related
university degree but must have specialized in accounting.

·       
Professional
qualifications (CPA, ABBA etc.) and/or Diploma in relevant field with over two
years of proven experience in a similar position with a reputable company or
organisation.

·       
Excellent
verbal and written communication skills in English.

·       
Computer
literate, excellent in MS Excel and MS Word.

·       
Ability
to work well in a multi-disciplinary team, excellent interpersonal skills and
attentive to detail.

·       
Age: 25 to 45 years

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should submit their applications, addressed
to the Chairman Board of Directors, Seed for Seeds Uganda Ltd, with the
following attachments by email only to:
seed4seeds@gmail.com

 

Please include:

·       
A letter
of expression of interest indicating suitability for the position.

·       
Detailed
curriculum vitae. Please do not attach copies of academic certificates and
transcripts. These will be requested at the time of interviews.

·       
Only
applications received by email shall be considered. Only shortlisted candidates
will be contacted for interviews.

 

Deadline: 16th December 2020 by 5:00pm

 

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