Fresher Accounts Assistant NGO Job Opportunities – Uganda Development and Health Associates (UDHA)

 Job Title:    Accounts Assistant (Entry
Level Jobs)

Organisation: Uganda Development and Health
Associates (UDHA)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Accountant


About US:

Uganda Development
and Health Associates (UDHA) strives to empower, promote and strengthen key
health and development interventions in communities we work. We envision a
society in which people are fully empowered to manage their health and
development needs. UDHA is Sub Recipient to TASO under the new funding model
implemented in partnership with TASO and aims to support the implementation of
Uganda’s Response to the HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis.


Job Summary: The
Accounts Assistant will be responsible for day to day Management of all books
of prime entry such as cash book, ledgers, journals etc.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

updating all the accounting records and books of accounts such as ledgers and
journals for the project by ensuring timely posting in quick books.

proper and chronological filing of finance documents

the Accountant in bank and Beyonic reconciliation on a monthly basis.

out timely filing and payment of statutory deductions

that all payments for suppliers are approved in accordance with relevant
regulations and approved work plans.

statutory deduction returns and ensure prompt payments of the same.

payments in QuickBooks and Beyonic.

appropriate Beyonic and Bank Balance levels

Ensure that
Cheque books, invoices etc. are kept in a secure place and well accounted for.

payment requests are fully supported before Cheques/RTGS/Electronic payment
system is initiated.

proper filing of vouchers with proper supporting documents and on proper files.

accountabilities from staff before being reviewed by Accountant.

and maintain tracking log of all documents received and released from finance

Accountants during internal audit, external audit and compliance reviews

receipts and receive refunds

any other duties as assigned by the supervisor from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant should hold at least Diploma in Accounting or Business Administration
with Level 1 of CPA or ACCA or Degree in Accounting or finance or BBA (Finance)
with level 1 CPA or ACCA.

Training: Stores management or purchasing and supply management will be of
added advantage.

using mobile money payments platforms like Beyonic, Yo-Uganda, etc.

At least
three years of finance experience working in a NGO is mandatory.

level of Integrity and Honesty.

degree of assertiveness

and Accuracy in record checking.

to work as part of the team.

IT skills
including MS Office & QuickBooks accounting software.


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to submit in single PDF
their cover letter, CV and CERTIFIED copies of academic documents addressed as
below to: with copy to


The Executive

Uganda Development
and Health Associates (UDHA),

P.O. Box 77, Iganga


Deadline: 9th April 2021 by 5:00pm


While UDHA
appreciates all the interested applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted for interviews. In case you do not hear from UDHA one month after the
closing date, please consider yourself unsuccessful. Please note that any form
of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Any telephone solicitation
will lead to automatic disqualification.  


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