Assistant Accountant Job Vacancies – National Building Review Board

Job Title:    Assistant Accountant

Organisation: National Building Review Board

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Finance Officer


About US:

The National Building Review Board is a government agency under the Ministry of Works and Transport established by the Building Control Act, 2013. The Board is mandated to monitor building developments; ensure that the design and construction of buildings and utilities to which the public is to have access cater for persons with disabilities; oversee, inspect and monitor the operations of Building Committees; hear and determine appeals from persons dissatisfied with the decisions of a Building Committee; and to determine the fees to be charged by urban and district building committees for approval of plans, issue of building permits and occupation permits.


Job Summary:   The Assistant Accountant will perform general accounting duties involving tracking accountability, vouching for completeness, updating and maintaining books of accounts and, producing routine financial statements and reports


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Examining correctness of payment requests, completeness of documentation and certify requisition or, transactions for further processing
  • Verifying receipts, match and undertake on-line reconciliation of invoices and Local Purchase Orders for goods and services procured prior to effecting payments
  • Compiling accountability returns, verify and retire advance ledgers
  • Maintaining primary financial records and up-to-date books of accounts
  • Preparing periodic reconciliations of financial statements and carry out monthly cash book reconciliations to bank statements
  • Verifying payroll change requests and reports to ensure correctness of computations, payments and deductions; certify and follow-up approval and payment to beneficiaries
  • Preparing vouchers

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in Accounting or, Financial Management or, Business Studies/ Administration with Accounting and/or Financial Management from an internationally recognized University OR Full a Pre-professional
  • Qualification in Accounting Qualification (ATC or CAT) awarded from recognized Institution.
  • At least three (3) years of working experience in Government or reputable institution




  • Records and Information management
  • Computer Skills
  • Book Keeping Skills
  • Planning, organizing and Management Skills;
  • Good judgment and decision making



  • Accountability
  • Concern for standards
  • Knowledge management
  • Results Oriented


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit one pdf document containing: an application letter; a Curriculum Vitae; copies of academic, professional as well as any legally required practicing documents; and, a copy of the National Identity Card to The Executive Secretary, National Building Review Board using the email address:


Deadline: 10th November 2023


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Date Posted 2023-10-31
Valid Through 2023-11-10
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization National Building Review Board
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala, 0256, Uganda

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