Job Title: Accounts Assistant (2 Positions)
Reports to: The Accountant
Duty Station: Kampala
Job Summary: The Accounts Assistant is a mid level position at USDC. The personsupports the management to collect and manage accurate financial data,originate timely donor financial reports, adhere to USDC and donor regulations.Is expected to adhere to accounting principles, policies and procedures inorder to guide senior management in decision making.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: • Ensure timely preparation of assigned donorreports according to set guidelines and submit them to the Accountant beforeonward submission to destined audiences. • Support the Accountant to collateand manage financial information on assigned projects in the programme area andreviewing it to ensure accuracy. • Support during consolidation and analysis offinancial information and preparation of donor reports. • Support monthly bankreconciliations, updating the payable and receivables ledgers, updating fixedassets ledgers and support all processes before any audit. • Supportimplementation of project work plans according to set budgets and monitoringbudget lines to confirm that all activities are in line with approved quarterlybudgets • Monitor accuracy of accounting software by checking that allnecessary transactions have been posted on to the software • Recommendfinancial and administrative improvements on the accounting software toAccountant.
• Support Parents Support Groups to develop good book keeping skills throughregular training, mentoring and coaching.
The ideal candidate should hold a university degree in accounting, finance anda professional qualification from a recognized institute, and have some workexperience of finance and accounting functions in a non-governmentalorganization.
USDC is an equal opportunities organization and welcomes applications frompeople who identify themselves as disabled people and guarantees interviews tothose who meet our minimum criteria. Send your CV (max 2 pages); a letter ofmotivation (max 1 page) outlining how you meet the person specification (pleasestate current or most recent salary); the names and contacts of 3 professionalreferees.
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Can also hand deliver application addressed to the Executive Director, UgandaSociety for Disabled Children, Plot 112 Owen Road, Mulago Hill, Kampala. Tel0776675577/ 0703417044 Website: www.usdc.or.ug by 23.59 pm Friday, 11thDecember, 2019.
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