4 Assistant Accountant Job Opportunities – Uganda Post Limited (Posta Uganda)

Job Title:    Assistant Accountant (4 Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Uganda Post Limited (Posta Uganda)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Uganda Post Limited, trading as Posta Uganda. UPL  is the most extensive provider of postal services in Uganda, having an extensive network of postal delivery outlets down to sub-county level.


Job Summary:  The Assistant Accountant will provide support to the finance team in the maintenance, reporting, management of the company financial resources and administration and advice accordingly in relation to the Company’s overall accounting process.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Provide financial information including analysis of the financial status and projected out-turns and participated in the production of standard accounting reports.
  • Provide support in the development of budgets, monitor budgets & savings and ensure significant items are correctly reported in consistency with the department’s priorities.
  • Ensure that correct accounting policies are being applied when budgeting and analyze spend profiles and ensure they are in line with budget and priorities.
  • Reconcile total value of receipts with physical cash, bank slips for all bank deposits, brokers’ fees receipts and record in the register.
  • Maintain terminal dues and philately ledgers, prepare payroll on memory soft , capture payroll on pastel produce monthly pay slips, capture payment vouchers and update files for Philately Contracted Agents, and attach signed agreements
  • Obtain up-to-date contracts from Legal Department, rental income desk, contracted customers desk at EMS, GPO, DPO’s and Sorting Centre and update the register as per contracts signed.
  • Perform general accounts receivables and payables functions for instance Prepare and submit customer invoices Code, post and receipt payments and coordinate deposit activities.
  • Monitor customer accounts for non-payment or delayed payment and Check, verify and process invoices Sort, code and enter accounts payable data.
  • Develop ad hoc reports that address operational requirements and ensure that financial information tells a clear and complete story.
  • Reconcile debtor’s balances against the client’s documentation for EMS, Postage Prepaid, Mail bags, Easy mail and all Tenants.

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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelors’ Degree (Honors) in Accounting (Commerce, Business Administration, Financial Management or Accounting) from a recognized
  • Level one of Professional accounting qualification in CPA, ACCA, or CISA will be an added advantage.
  • At least three years of related work experience
  • Knowledge of financial and management reporting
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Analytical skills


How to Apply:

All interested candidates should send their application i.e. cover letter, CV, and copies of academic documents to careers@ugapost.co.ug in one PDF document; to reach the address below. Please put the job you are applying for as the Subject (Strictly).


The Head, Department of Human Resource and Administration

Posta Uganda

P.O. Box 7106

Kampala, Uganda


Note: Please do not hand deliver your application.


Deadline: 31st October 2022


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