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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

2 Accountants Job at GIZ - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
2 Accountants

Jobs at:

Deadline of this Job:
8th December 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Job details:
Job Title: 2 Accountants Accountant
Reports to: Head of Accounts
Location: Kampala
The accountant provides support in
  • Dealing with all questions arising in this area
  • identifying relevant problems and issues and assisting in formulating implementation-oriented solutions
  • Further developing instruments and assisting in introducing innovation and change
  • Managing knowledge by disseminating and documenting know-how, experience and information
The accountant performs the following tasks:
Journal bookings.
  • Responsible for journal bookings in Winpaccs accounting software and producing of monthly end of period reports before the set deadlines.
  • Ensuring that vouchers booked in the journals conform to O+R standards and Generally Accepted Accounting Standards.
  • Giving monthly feedback to the projects on the quality of vouchers submitted and supporting them to improve on their quality of work.
  • Follow up of receivables
General services
  • Verifying submitted invoices for payment.
  • Verifying submitted accountabilities from staff and partners
  • issuing of invoices to third parties
  • Compiling of taxes for filling to URA
Other duties/additional tasks
  • performs other duties and tasks at the request of management
  •  In the absence of the Cashier undertake the following tasks:
Managing the daily cash fund
  • Responsible for making payments both through bank and cash
  • Books all payments made in the cash book on a daily basis
  • Reconciles the bank book with the bank statement on a daily basis.
  • Reconciles the cash book and cash account daily
  • Reports any surplus or shortfall in cash
  • Reports without delay if the cash holding reaches a minimum level
Required qualifications, competences and experience
  • Bachelors in Business administration, Accounting, Commerce, Economics or related area
  • Master degree and Professional certifications (ACCA, CPA, etc) are added advantage.
Professional experience
  • At least 3 years of experience in this area
Other knowledge, additional competences
  • basic knowledge of accounting software
  • good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)
  • good knowledge of English language
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work under pressure/tight deadlines
  • Willingness to up-skill as required by the tasks to be performed — corresponding measures are agreed with management
Job application procedure
All interested and qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply by submitting their application and CV to the Human Resource department through  not later than 8th December 2017. Please note: Only those applications with the subject heading "Accountant" will be accepted. Application and CV should be in one document.