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Thursday, February 14, 2019

4 Assistant Accountants Job at Makerere University - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
4 Assistant Accountants

Jobs at:
Makerere University

Deadline of this Job:
Friday March 1st, 2019
Duty Station:
Kampala , Uganda , East Africa , 256

Date Posted: 13th February 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time , Currency: Ush


Position: 4 Assistant Accountants
Terms of employment: Contract, Salary Gross Pay: Attractive
Reports to: Finance Team Leader
Job Purpose
Perform accounting activities related to payments, documentation and formalization of financial transactions in the university.
Key Functions
• Prepare monthly financial reports, bank reconciliations statements, trial balances for projects and internally generated funds.
• Treat all payments and receipts in accordance with the set guidelines and that all cash and bank transaction documentation, cheque books, cash books and ledgers are properly maintained
• Check all payment vouchers to ensure that all necessary support documents, approvals and account coding relate to the transaction.
• Prepare monthly returns, Payroll, National Social Security Fund and P.A.Y.EJ schedules and effect relevant remittances.
• Maintain sound accounting system, accountability, record keeping and
• internal control.
• Write books of accounts update accounting records and ensure compliance with financial policies, rules and regulations.
• Timely preparation of projects monthly financial reports, ensuring that they are complete and accurate.
• Prepare projects cash bookf virtual account, ledgers and trial balances.
• Prepare regular financial progress and other financial reports for the projects.
• Maintain the College asset register / inventory and ensuring that all facilities used are kept in good operating conditions.
• Perform any other related duties assigned by the immediate supervisor.
Person Specifications
• A Honors Degree in B.Com/BBA (Finance/Accounting), BSc. Finance and Accounting, BSc-Finance.
Required Experience
• At least one year’s relevant work experience from a recognized institution / reputable organization.
Essential Skills/ Competences
• Ability to work unsupervised and make decisions critical to the accomplishment of tasks.
• Proficiency in using word processing spread sheets as well as computerized accounting systems software.
• Excellent Communication, skills, interpersonal skills and ability to work as a member of a team.
• Attention to detail.
• Time management
• Ethics and integrity.

Job application procedure
Please, hand deliver your application accompanied with detailed curriculum Vitea, two letters of recommendation and photocopies of Academic certificates and transcripts to;
The Office of the Principal
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University.
Mulago Hospital Complex, Mulago Hill Road.
Or email your application to
Application deadline; Friday March 1st, 2019 [5.00pm]
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted