Job Title: Accounts Assistant ( 1 Position)
Duty Station: Pader Sub Program
Essential Job functions:
Maintains up to date accounting records for all financial transactions and an orderly filing system for all accounts and finance correspondence;
Makes a proper record of cash received and paid out through the evidence of receipts and payment vouchers which are duly authorized by the Finance Manager or Sub Program Accountant and Sub Program Manager;
Prepares cash payment batches daily, and ensures that vouchers are presented to the Finance Manager, Chief Accountant/Internal Auditor, or the Sub Program Accountant for endorsement after ascertaining that the claims are correct, with all properly authorized supporting documents;
Maintains a cash book/cheque register for only one bank account, and produces a monthly reconciliation statement for each account, ensuring the cashbook balance agrees with the bank statement and ACCPAC;
Prepares bank/cash reconciliations;
Writes cheques and ensures they are duly signed/endorsed prior to payment, while maintaining an accurate cheque register of cheque stubs, current bank balances and records;
Ensuring that the daily cash balance form is verified and endorsed by the Finance Manager, Internal Auditor, or Sub Program Accountant;
Handing over the cash float to the Finance Manager or the Project Accountant for safe custody.
Prepares and processes journal vouchers to post the bank and cash transactions to ACCPAC;
Produces a monthly journal to charge staff accounts for personal use of phones and vehicles;
Compiles a monthly summary/analysis of staff timesheets to allow Sub Program Accountant produce the monthly journal of staff recharges to projects;
Perform any other relevant duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Finance Manager or Accountant (Kampala office) or the Sub Program Manager or the Sub Program Accountant or his/her designate.
Education, Knowledge & Experience:
Bachelor Degree in Accounting and knowledge of accounting software packages
Or, Diploma in Accounting with at least 2 years experience in a similar position
At least two (2) years working in accounts or bookkeeping with a reputable firm or NGO
How to apply:
Interested applicants should submit an application letter together with curriculum vitae, copies of academic documents/transcripts, names and contact details of three referees to the undersigned.
Hand delivered applications can also be sent to our Offices in Kampala. Please indicate the position you have applied for on the top of the parcel addressed to:
The Administrator/ Human Resource Program Officer
Lutheran World Federation
Plot 1401, Ggaba, Road next to Quality Hill
P. O. Box 5827 Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline for receiving applications is Friday, January 18th 2013
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview
LWF is an equal-opportunity employer
Women possessing the above requirements are encouraged to apply
Deadline: 18th January 2013