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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Accounts Officer Job at United Nations Staff Savings and Credit Co-operative Organisation ( UNS-SACCO ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Accounts Officer

Jobs at:
United Nations Staff Savings and Credit Co-operative Organization ( UNS-SACCO )

Deadline of this Job:
5.00p.m 09/07/2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Job Title: Accounts Officer
Reports to : General Manager
Background:
United Nations Staff Savings & Credit Cooperative Society Limited (UN SACCO) is a member »based organization registered under the Cooperative Societies Regulations 1992 and one of the leading institutional SACCOs in Uganda. Our vision is to be a leading SACCO promoting prosperity of members through enhanced savings and access to convenient credit.
Job Purpose :
The role of the Accounts officer will be to manage financial transactions including income and expenditure accounts, ensuring accountability, preparing reports in line with financial regulations.
Key Result Areas:
The incumbent will be responsible for:
  • Advising on financial decisions of the SACCO.
  • Managing the financial resources, including advising on income and expenditure.
  •  Providing technical support in the SACCO planning and budgeting process.
  •  Furnishing management with accountabilities for all financial transactions.
  • Providing management with monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports for decision making.
  • Ensuring that all financial records and boo of accounts, including bank reconciliation statements are regularly updated.
  • Maintenance of the SACCO asset register.
  • Ensuring timely payments for goods and services provided to the SACCO.
  • Any other duties as assigned from time to time, in relation to the position.

Person Specifications
Qualifications:
The incumbent should have the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree (with a bias in Accounting).
  • Computer knowledge of Accounting or Econometric packages.
  •  Membership with either ACCA, CPA or ICSA will be an added advantage.
    Experience :
    5 years working experience with a Banking institution or a Microfinance.
    Key Competences:
  • Good interpersonal skills,
  • Analytical skills and ability to write concise report,
  • Ability to summarize large amounts of information into simple reports,
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions
  •  Able to meet strict deadlines
Job application procedure
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications to: recruitment2017@uns-sacco.org  by 5.00p.m 09/07/2017
More information about the vacancy can be accessed on our website: http://www.uns-sacco.org