Fresher Assistant Accountant Jobs – Opportunity Bank (OBUL)

Job Title:    Assistant Accountant (Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Opportunity Bank (OBUL)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Finance Manager


About US:

Opportunity Bank Uganda Ltd (OBUL) is a member of Opportunity International, a global microfinance institution that provides access to financial services in 27 Countries globally serving over 2 Million customers with Savings, Credit and other transformational services aimed at transforming the lives of low income earners.


Job Summary:   The Assistant Accountant will be responsible for preparing and inputting journal entries, processing accounting transactions as directed by supervisors, managing petty cash, ensuring timely branch replenishments, processing cheques and electronic payments, generating requested reports, providing information and system reports, and performing various department tasks as assigned.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Timely preparation of bank reconciliations.
  • Preparation and posting of journal/accounting entries.
  • Processing cheque and electronic payments.
  • Efficient management of branch replenishments and cash balances.
  • Timely clearing of branch accountabilities.
  • Proper and timely filing of taxes.
  • Acting as an alternate to the Management Accountant.
  • Managing petty cash.
  • Providing required information and reports promptly.
  • Reconciliation of allocated balance sheet accounts.
  • Filing of all supporting documents.
  • Maintenance of the fixed asset register to ensure accuracy in general ledger records.
  • Performing any other duties as assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a University Degree in a business-related subject.
  • Credit Three (3) and better in mathematics and English at O – Level.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Basic knowledge of the microfinance and banking industry and related statutory banking compliance regulations.
  • Analytical skills (basic financial numbers and results).
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to maintain high standards of accuracy in information.
  • Intermediate mathematical and numeric skills.
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, and monitor own work plan.
  • Attention to detail.


NB: Opportunity Bank is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of disability, gender, marital status, religion, and ethnicity.


How to Apply:

All interested candidates should submit signed application letters along with their curriculum vitae to the Human Resources department via email to:


Deadline: 12th January 2024


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Date Posted 2024-01-09
Valid Through 2024-01-12
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Opportunity Bank
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda

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