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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

2 Accounts Assistants – Short Term Contract Job at Protecting Families Against HIV/AIDS (PREFA) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Accounts Assistants (2 Positions) – Short Term Contract

Jobs at:
Protecting Families Against HIV/AIDS (PREFA)

Deadline of this Job:
not later than Wednesday 5th July, 2017

Duty Station:
Head Office, Kampala

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Job details:
Reports to: Accountant
Liaises with: All Staff
Duty Station: Head Office, Kampala
Start Date: July
Duration: Three months initially
Job Summary:
To support the finance function for the smooth operation of PREFA’s programs activities
Key duties and responsibilities:
  1. Support field program staff in following up accountabilities and analysing them to ensure value for money.
  2. Respond to internal audit queries raised in relation to partner advances and provide feedback in a timely manner.
  3. Review and organise accountabilities, pass the necessary journals and forward them to the supervisor for approval.
  4. Produce a weekly staff and partner advance status report that recognizes funds advanced, accounted and outstanding.
  5. Initiate payment vouchers in a timely manner to facilitate processing of payments.
  6. Support the finance staff in proper filing of documents in both soft and hard copies.
  7. Cross check all expenditure requests to certify their genuineness, review all project payments and assist in preparation of cheques and EFT’s.
  8. Assist in the preparation of audits.
  9. Posting expenditure vouchers in QuickBooks and forwarding them to accountant for review.
  10. Preparation of bank reconciliation statements and reconciling advances and supplier ledgers.
  11. Support the supervisor in preparing draft financial reports.
  12. Support in Monthly stock taking.
  13. Any other duties that may arise in department.
Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:
  1. A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from a recognized University plus a professional qualification of CPA/ACCA minimum level 2. Full professional membership will be an added advantage.
  2. Experience with grant management of CDC, DFID and USAID funds will be an added advantage.
  3. A minimum of 3 years’ experience in similar position.
  4. Knowledge of computerized accounting preferably QuickBooks.
  5. Good analytical skills, able to pay attention to detail, Computers skills and good communication skills.
Job application procedure
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, detailed resume including three recent professional references with telephone and email contacts and copies of testimonials and academic certificates to info@prefa.or.ug or hand drop them at our offices on the address below;
Protecting Families Against HIV/AIDS (PREFA)
Plot 71, Luthuli Avenue, Bugolobi
P.O.Box 25769, Kampala, Uganda
Applications should reach not later than Wednesday 5th July, 2017. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted