Assistant Accountant job opportunity at Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau

Job Title: Assistant Accountant

The Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau, a leading Christian organization coordinating over 260 health centers and 17 hospitals all over Uganda.

Key Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the accountant in handling all daily cash transactions and maintaining cash imprest
  • Input daily expenditure vouchers and cash receipts in the accounting system.
  • Support the Accountant to Effect payments of statutory and other payroll deductions and filing monthly/ annual returns to the relevant government bodies.
  • Assist the Accountant in the preparation of the monthly reimbursement claims.
  • Prepare reliable and accurate books of accounts for the project
  • Prepare journal vouchers for liquidation of advances and posting these into the accounting system
  • Correct and timely posting of all expenses to appropriate line items as per the budget and chart of accounts
  • Oversee all banking functions and ensure proper cash management at all times
  • Keep the project accounting records, grants management files and other project documentation
  • Prepare online bank transfers upon authorized and approved payment vouchers and disburse cash to the respective beneficiaries
  • Process financial returns from the implementing facilities.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial donor reports
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations
  • Perform any other duties assigned to you by the supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience needed for the job:

  • The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor Degree of Commerce or Business Administration majoring in Accounting
  • A minimum of three or more years’ working experience in NGOs and/or church based organisations.
  • Good working knowledge of USG funding guidelines is an added advantage and able to prepare different financial reports required by both Donors and internal use
  • Thorough knowledge of QuickBooks
  • Honest and a high degree of integrity
  • Excellent analytical skills with an eye for details
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A team builder and player
  • Ability to multi task and flexible
  • Mature and able to work independently with minimum supervision

How to Apply for the job:

All qualified candidates should send their applications to: Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau, Mengo, Balintuma Road, P. 0. Box 4127, Kampala, Tel: +256 414 271 776

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