Bioversity International Accounting Assistant, Accounts Receivable and Treasury Jobs in Uganda

Bioversity International Accounting Assistant, Accounts Receivable and Treasury Jobs in Uganda

Bioversity International is a global research-for-development organization. Our vision is that agricultural biodiversity nourishes people and sustains the planet.

We deliver scientific evidence, management practices and policy options to use and safeguard agricultural biodiversity to attain sustainable global food and nutrition security. We work with partners in low-income countries in different regions where agricultural biodiversity can contribute to improved nutrition, resilience, productivity and climate change adaptation.


Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Prepare invoices to donors for restricted grants and other organizations for reimbursements
  • Book AR invoices/receipts into the accounting system by doing appropriate journal entries
  • Maintain the receipts schedules (receipts spreadsheet) and all related files
  • Maintain spreadsheet of funds expected from donors
  • Complete bank information templates for donors
  • Prepare official receipts for funds received from donors
  • Keep schedules for funds in trust
  • Prepare financial reports and invoices for the entities hosted by Bioversity
  • Update the Grants database with donor receipts
  • Follow up with Grants Administration Unit on unspent funds from projects
  • Prepare cash flow analysis and reconciliation in support of the cash flow report
  • Provide support to Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable monthly analysis and reporting
  • Report on Aging of Accounts Receivable as per International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Prepare closure of agreements upon final donor contributions and completion of partner financial deliverables


  • Handle disbursements related to Letters of Agreement
  • Check that all of the approvals have been collected as per
    policies and procedures
  • Check funds availability and make payments
  • Record payments in the accounting system cashbook
  • Prepare payments using the electronic banking system
  • Obtain signatories according to bank signatory levels
  • Provide support to analysis and follow-up on unpaid Letters of Agreement
  • Follow-up with banks on returned and/or problematic payments


  • Secondary school education supplemented by relevant training in Accounting/Finance
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite packages
  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken
  • Strong interpersonal, communications and teamwork skills; courtesy and tact, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of different cultural and national backgrounds
  • Well developed skills in personal organization and priority setting, problem solving and accuracy
  • Strong client orientation and service approach

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 27th September, 2018

    For more information and job application details, see; Bioversity International Accounting Assistant, Accounts Receivable and Treasury Jobs in Uganda

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