Accounts Assistant Job needed at Private Sector Foundation Uganda

Job Title:          Accounts Assistant

Organization: Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)

Project Name: Skills Development Facility (SDF)

Funding source: World Bank

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Project Accountant

About US:

Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) is Uganda’s apex body for the private sector. It is made up of over 200 business associations, corporate bodies and the major public sector agencies that support private sector growth. Since its founding in 1995, PSFU has served as a focal point for private sector advocacy as well as capacity building and continues to sustain a positive policy dialogue with Government on behalf of the private sector.

About World Bank SDF Project:

The Government of Uganda received credit from the World Bank towards implementation of the Uganda Competitive Fund for employer-led short-term training (Uganda Skills Development Fund -USDF). The Uganda competitive fund for employer-led short-term training is part of the Skilling Uganda Project addressing prevailing skills imbalances and shortages in Uganda. An important element of the initiative is to facilitate collaboration between training providers and industry to promote demand driven skills development with special attention to innovative modes of training. The USD 18 Million matching grant facility – SDF is managed by the Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU). The Project component has a total budget of 21.8 Million USD including operational costs.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the Accounts Assistant job must hold a bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business Administration (Accounting major) or related discipline with at least three years of related experience.
  • Full professional accounting qualifications e.g. CPA or ACCA
  • Excellent analytical skills, high level of proficiency in the use of computer applications especially spreadsheets and database, computerized accounting systems e.g IFMS, Navision, Tally, QuickBooks.
  • High level of integrity.
  • Age:Between 25-35 years

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an application letter with an updated CV and support academic documents in hardcopy to:

Head SDF Private Sector Foundation Uganda, Plot 43 Nakasero Road, P.O. Box 7683 Kampala

Deadline: 19th November 2018


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