Fresher Assistant Accountant Jobs – National Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U)

Job Title:  Assistant Accountant (Fresher Jobs) 

Organisation: National Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Management Accountant


About US:

The National Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U) is an autonomous statutory body established under the NITA-U Act 2009, The Authority is under the general supervision of the Ministry of Information Communications Technology and National Guidance (MOICT&NG). The National Information Technology Authority, Uganda was established with a mandate to coordinate, promote and monitor the development of IT in the context of social and economic development of Uganda.


Job Summary:  The Assistant Accountant will support the Management Accountant in preparing accurate and realistic budgets and improving budget monitoring and compliance.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the annual budgeting process by gathering financial information, analysing historical data, and providing necessary support for accurate and timely budget submissions.
  • Prepare and submit monthly and quarterly budget performance reports to management, analysing budget variances and presenting concise insights into the organization’s financial performance.
  • Provide support in preparing submissions to the Parliamentary Committee on Budgeting and other relevant bodies, including reviewing financial data, ensuring regulatory compliance, and assisting in report preparation.
  • Record, review, summarize, and reconcile cash collection accounts, accurately recording transactions, resolving discrepancies, and maintaining up-to-date financial records.
  • Prepare journal entries, process transactions, reconcile accounts, and manage general ledger (GL) revenue accounts in accordance with financial regulations and guidelines.
  • Provide support during annual audits conducted for NITA-U.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Commerce or Business Administration
  • Possession of ACCA / CPA is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of two years of hands-on working experience in a reputable public, commercial, or donor-funded organization, with at least one year in a similar role
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and IFRSs.
  • Proficiency in using MS Excel for data analysis.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in financial record-keeping.
  • Ability to perform financial analysis and generate reports.
  • Understanding of revenue accounting principles.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and compliance in financial management.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • High level of integrity and ethics.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.


How to Apply:

All interested applicants who meet the job requirements/specifications and with the right personal attributes are invited to complete and submit their application for, Download Here, with a cover letter, supported by curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials, and must specify day time telephone contact and email addresses of both the applicant and three referees, to the address below.


The Executive Director,

National Information Technology Authority – UGANDA (NITA-U),

Palm Courts, Plot 7A, Rotary Avenue (former lugogo bypass)

P.O. Box 33151, Kampala-Uganda


Tel: 0417 801 038


via email:


Deadline: 27th September 2023 by 5:00pm


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Date Posted 2023-09-16
Valid Through 2023-09-27
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization National Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U)
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala, 0256, Uganda

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