4 Assistant Accountant Job Vacancies – Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC)

Job Title:  Assistant Accountant (4 Job Vacancies)

Organisation: Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC)

Duty Station:  Lira, Central, Arua & Kabale Regional Offices, Uganda

Reports to: Principal Regional Human Rights Officer

Job ref :  UHRC/HQ/3/2022

Salary Scale :  HRC-06


About US:

Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) is a National Human Rights Institution established under Article 51 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda to promote and protect Human Rights. The Commission is responsible for investigations and resolutions of Human Rights complaints as well as monitoring places of detention and the county’s compliance with Human Rights treaties and conventions as well as conducting Civic education and carrying out Research in Human Rights.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of books of accounts  for both GOU and  Donor funds
  • Preparation of monthly , quarterly and annual financial statements /reports
  • Preparing Bank reconciliation statements.
  • Receiving and processing invoices from service providers.
  • Keeping daily stores record
  • Preparation and submission of URA monthly returns
  • Any other official duties that may be assigned by a responsible officer from time to time


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Degree in Commerce/Business Administration majoring in Accounting.
  • Applicants should have at least level two (2) of Professional accounting qualification such as ACCA or CPA
  • Computer application skills in key Accounting software especially in use of Navision Dynamics is essential.
  • A minimum of Three years accounting experience is required.
  • Must be knowledgeable of the laws governing the management of public finances in Uganda.
  • Good Interpersonal & Communicational Skills
  • Age: 25 years and above



How to Apply:

Three copies of application forms attached with Passport photos, C.V and photocopies of professional documents including two (2) referees (one of whom must be your current employer) with reliable telephone /email address. Applications should be addressed to the Secretary, Uganda Human Rights Commission and will be received within Two weeks from the date of this advertisement.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted through their telephone contact and/or email.

The successful candidate for the above posts will be appointed for a One(1) year contract

Applications should be sent to the following address;

The Secretary to the Commission

Uganda Human Rights Commission

P.O.BOX 4929, Kampala

Plot 22B, Lumumba Avenue.


Deadline: 5th June 2022


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