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Senior Accounts Assistant Job at National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Senior Accounts Assistant

Jobs at:
National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)

Deadline of this Job:
2nd November 2017

Duty Station:
Entebbe, Uganda

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Job details:
Reports to: Accountant

The National Animal Genetics Resources Centre and Data Bank, (NAGRC&DB) is a body corporate under the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries whose mandate is to take a leading role in establishing a comprehensive National Animal Breeding Programme in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Senior Accounts Assistant will carry out basic accounting processes involving receipting revenue, keeping custody of imprest, verifying documentations, maintaining books of accounts, keeping custody of transaction records and support processing of general payments
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide custody for accounting records and documents
  • The jobholder will also process deferred tax payments, tax returns and keep records thereof
  • Post financial transactions, cash books, subsidiary ledgers to general ledger and maintain up-to-date record of books of accounts
  •  Prepare pay change report forms and reconcile payroll transaction reports
  •  Enter transactions into the commitment control register
  • Keep custody of cash/imprest, effect payments, and maintain up-to-date cash book records
  • Prepare and submit draft monthly reconciliation reports
  • Perform any other activities as assigned by the Supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should preferably hold Diploma in Business Administration or Business Studies with a bias in accounting obtained from a recognized awarding institution OR a professional qualification in accountancy like:
  • Accounting technicians certificate of Uganda (ATC-U) of ICPAU,
  • Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) certificate of ACCA,
  • Certified Diploma in accounting and Finance obtained from recognized institution/body affiliated to IFAC.
  • At least three years of related experience as an Accounts Assistant in Government or equivalent level of experience performing Accounts work in a reputable organization.
  • Age Limit: 25-55 years
Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated CV, applications and testimonials (including 3 work references) addressed to:
The Executive Director
Attn: Human Resource/Administration,
National Animal Genetic Resources Centre & Data Bank,
P.O. Box 183 Nsamizi Road, Entebbe. Uganda