Jobs at British High Commission and DFID Uganda

Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Key Responsibilities:

  • Accounts payable DFID and the British High Commission Accounting systems
  • Accounts receivable DFID and the British High Commission Accounting systems- including raising sales orders and debit memos
  • Timely preparation and distribution of cheque payments
  • Reconcile and manage suspense accounts
  • File all accounts related documents and paperwork

Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent in Accounting, Business Administration, Bachelor of Commerce
  • Professional qualification in accountancy- ACCA or CPA
  • A minimum of 2 years working experience in Accounts payable or Accounts Receivable
Skills and Knowledge
  • A good understanding of the Uganda tax Laws and systems applicable to the organization
  • Sound practical knowledge and use of MS Office applications, particularly Excel, word or power point
Required Competencies:
  • Planning and Deliverly of work
  • Analysis and use of information
  • communicating with others
 How to apply

To apply, send your CV (including contact information for three work related referees), a one page statement describing your suitability for this position and completed positive action approach form by e-mail to

Indicate the Job position in the subject title e.g.  “Accounts Assistant Vacancy.”

Please only e-mail the requested documents, do not send or attach copies of certificates, diplomas or references.

The deadline for submission of applications is 15th October 2012.

We thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted and will be required to bring original certificates and documentation for verification.

The British High Commission and DFID Uganda are Equal Opportunities Employers.  We welcome all applicants, irrespective of race, colour, gender, disability, sexual orientation, religion, creed, beliefs or age.  Selection is on merit.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in Uganda.

Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 15th Oct 2012


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