Accounts Assistant Job Vacancy at Iganga District in Uganda

Job Title:  Senior Accounts Assistant  (1 Post)

REF: DSC 3/2012

Salary Scale: U5

Reports to: Accountant

Responsible for: Accounts Assistant

Job Purpose:

To perform basic accounting processes involving preparing books of accounts and keeping custody of accounting transaction records.

Key outputs:

i. Custody for accounting records and documents provided;

ii. Deferred tax payments and returns processed and records kept;

iii. Financial transactions, cashbooks and subsidiary ledgers posted to General Ledger and books of accounts updated;

iv. Pay change report forms prepared and payroll transaction reports reconciled;

v. Transactions entered into the commitment control register;

vi. Custody of cash and imprest provided and payments effected; and

vii. Draft monthly reconciliation reports prepared.

Person specification:

(i) Qualifications

A minimum of a Diploma in Accounting or Financial Management or Business Studies/Administration from a recognised awarding Institution.

Or A Pre-professional Accounting Qualification (ATC or CAT) awarded from recognised Institution and accredited by the Institute of Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU).

(ii) Experience

At least 3 years of working experience as an Accounts Assistant in public or a reputable organisation.

How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts in Iganga District Local Council. Interested persons should obtain application forms (PSC Form 3) in triplicate from the Secretaries of District Service Commissions. Serving Officers should route their applications through their heads of department who should be reminded of the closing date. Handwritten applications are also accepted. Only photocopies of certified academic qualifications, CV and any other relevant documents should be attached. Closing date is 2 weeks from the date of the advert.

Applications should be addressed to

The Secretary, District Service Commission,

Iganga District, P.O. Box 358, Iganga.

Deadline: 22nd Oct 2012


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