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Friday, September 15, 2017

Accounts Assistant Job at Care - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Accounts Assistant

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Deadline of this Job:
not later than 20th September 2017

Duty Station:
Arua Sub Office

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Job details:
CARE International is a leading global development and humanitarian organization. in 2016, CARE worked in 94 countries around the world, supporting 962 poverty-fighting, development and humanitarian aid projects, reaching more than 80 million people.
CARE International in Uganda works with others to make a sustainable improvement in the lives of the very poor, with a focus on women and girls. Our current program focuses on women and girls’ economic rights, particularly financial inclusion and governance of natural resources women and girls depend upon, and on their sexual and reproductive health rights, including a life free of violence. CARE International in Uganda seeks highly motivated and qualified development professionals with genuine commitment to gender equality and women and girls’ rights to fill the following position
Job Title: Accounts Assistant-Arua Sub Office
Job Summary
The Accounts Assistant position exists to ensure accountability and accuracy in financial transactions in the Arua Field Office as well as adherence to the policies and procedures. The Job holder will be responsible for writing all cheques, banking and other bank needs including drafting letters t banks; organize, transmit and file Sub—0ffice monthly financial informatics inclusive of vouchers, bank information, financial correspondence ensuring orderliness within the finance department and will deal with a cash receipts and payments plus handling all cash advances to staff and other vendors. He / She will be required to provide administrative support and suggest ways of improving the overall accounting process of the organization to Accountants Office
  • Review, verify, enter financial transaction and management of cheque transactions
  • Management of Cash
  • Maintain an accurate financial filling system
  • Ensure that the asset register is maintained in FGMS by booking all asset receipts and disposals in FGMS as shared by procurement/administration
Job and person specification (Requirements)
  • B. Commerce in Accounting or CPA Level 11
  • 2 years of experience in similar positions.
  •  Exposure to Audit Function or Experience is a desirable.
  •  Administrative Assistance experience is an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel and word and good skills at using financial software applications.
  • Proficiency in English.
Job application procedure
Interested persons meeting the above requirements should submit their application letter clearly articulating alignment with the above profile and an update detailed (CV) giving day time telephone contacts and names, telephone contacts and email addresses of 3, (three) work related referees to