Infectious Diseases Institute Accounts Assistant – Core Laboratory Jobs in Uganda

Infectious Diseases Institute Accounts Assistant – Core Laboratory Jobs in Uganda

Job Summary;

The Accounts Assistant is responsible for timely and accurate processing of
transactions; accounts payable management; classifying, recording and reconciling
transactions in NAV Microsoft Dynamics.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Financial processes

  • Assist the Accountant to certify that payments are processed on time.
  • Complete weekly journals for posting.
  • File statutory returns on time.
  • Verify the accuracy and authenticity of account-abilities.
  • Identify appropriate general ledger codes for expensive account-abilities in NAV. Correctly apportion approved shared costs to different projects.
  • Assist the Accountant in the preparation of monthly bank and/or mobile money
  • Reconcile accounts payable. Obtains vendor statements and compares with NAV
    transactions, identifies errors and passes journal entries for correction.
  • Assist in the issuing and receiving of inventory and completing inventory journals.
  • Perform periodic asset verification, cash counts and stock counts at IDI and/or
    field offices
  • Identify internal controls that require improvement and suggest appropriate policy and procedure modifications for improved internal control.
  • Certify that all financial systems provide adequate audit trail and documentation.
  • Certify that all documents are archived and maintained in a safe and secure manner for the time periods specified by IDI’s policies.
  • Assist the Accountant in obtaining support documents and preparing the different accounts for audit review.
  • Certify that all paperwork is properly archived at the end of each audit.
  • Assist in making orders for supplies
  • Take a lead in managing inventory and stores for the Laboratory
  • Receive and store supplied items and equipment
  • Verify and participate in monthly inventory counts and reconciliations.
  • Maintain administrative documentation in relation to finance and inventory management for the Lab.
  • Infectious Diseases Institute College of Health Sciences

    Required Qualifications skills and Attributes
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Accounting/Business Administration
  • Work experience in a Laboratory/clinic/hospital is an added advantage
  • At least level I of any Accounting professional course
  • Practical knowledge in any Accounting package preferably NAV MS Dynamics is
    an added advantage
  • At least two years’ work experience in a relevant field
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision and within tight deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • Good team player
  • Proficiency in the use of computers especially Excel Spreadsheets and Word

    How to Apply;
  • IDI will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate.
  • Candidates that know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel
    in the above position, please send their CVs, which should include details of email
    address (if any), present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and
    address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address not
    later than 30th June, 2019.(Email your application and CV to and let’s
    save the environment).

    Key Notes:

  • IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee
    or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process
  • Internal candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked
    with IDI for a period of at least one year will be given priority.
  • Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as
    one document
  • Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your email
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • The Senior Human Resource Manager
    Infectious Diseases Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main
  • College of Health Sciences, Makerere University
  • P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda
  • For more information and job application details, see; Infectious Diseases Institute Accounts Assistant – Core Laboratory Jobs in Uganda
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