Accounts Assistant Job- Habitat for Humanity Uganda

Position Title: Accounts Assistant
Reports to: Branch Supervisor
Terms: 2 Years Contract (Renewable)

POSITION SUMMARY:
Managing the front office and maintaining /updating all accounts records transactions according to the accounting regulations.
Duties and responsibilities
1- Receive, attend to and direct visitors to the appropriate staff or office and answering enquiries by helping clients to access information about Habitat for Humanity r Uganda.
2. Provide basic information requirements and sale of application forms in liaison with the Credit Officers.
3. Receive loan repayments from clients at the Branch.
4. Maintain proper and requisite accounting records, specifically cash books for all the bank accounts and petty cash books.
5. Manage office imprest or Petty cash and other payments and ensure proper record keeping and accountability and assisting the Branch Supervisor and Credit Officers to prepare and effect disbursements to clients. ;
6. Provide back-up to the Branch Supervisor during preparation of financial reports.
7. Receive, receipt and bank cash collections.
8. Filing accounting records including paid vouchers and supporting documents and posting of financial transactions into the manual and /or computerized tracking systems
9. Reconciling office accounts on a daily/monthly/ quarterly basis and posting controls income and expenditure accounts as well as extracting income and expenditure accounts every month and balancing them with their respective controls,
10 .Carrying out any other duties assigned to him/ her by the Branch Supervisor.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
•Diploma in Accounting.
•Working experience in accounts, Bankers' Realm (loans' tracking soft ware), cashiering
etc.

Personal Attributes:
• Computer literate and highly organized with the ability to work under pressure and meet reporting deadlines plus a high level of integrity and honest and results oriented,
• Knowledge of local languages in areas served by the branch (Luganda / Runyoro) is a prerequisite for this vacancy
• Availability to start working by / on 1st October 2010.
• Age limit: between 25 - 35 years.
Apply for this job

Interested applicants should send their applications with the relevant attachments plus three competent referees to the address latest by close of business on 30th August 2010:

The National Director,
Habitat for Humanity Uganda
Plot 7206, Bukasa Close Off Muyenga Tank-hill Road
P.O Box 9873, Kampala-Uganda

Note:
Habitat for Humanity Uganda is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified Female Candidates are encouraged to apply for both positions.

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