National Forestry Authority Accounts and Administration Assistant - Jobs in Uganda

National Forestry Authority Accounts and Administration Assistant - Jobs in Uganda

Reports to: Range Manager/Plantation Manager
Duty Station: Field based and ready to work in hard to reach areas
Salary Scale: NFA 6
Terms of Employment: Three (3) year contract (Renewable)
Job summary: Provides day to day financial management and administrative services.

Responsibilities and tasks
  • Prepare and submit payment vouchers for processing.
  • Receipt, bank and facilitate clients with payment registration.
  • Participate in updating licensees’ register in Central Forest Reserves.
  • Maintain books of accounts, payables and receivable ledgers.
  • Ensure compliance with internal control.
  • Prepare and submit revenue and expenditure returns as per the stipulated timelines.
  • Maintain and update the fixed asset register.
  • Prepare and maintain stores records.
  • Prepare work plans and budgets.
  • Compile and submit monthly fuel utilization report timely.
  • Supervise and manage activities and payments of casual workers.
  • Support Human Resource, procurement and disposal functions.
  • Contribute to the revenue generating and sustainability initiative of NFA.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualifications, work experience and interpersonal attributes/competences
  • A Bachelor's Degree (Honors) in Commerce, Business Studies/Administration with a bias in accounts/finance or full professional qualification in accounting.
  • Minimum of two (2) years working experience performing accounting or auditing functions in a reputable organization
  • Minimum of twenty five (25) years of age.
  • Good decision making and leadership skill
  • Critical thinking and attention to detail
  • Analytical and good communication skills
  • High level of integrity, resilience
    and reliability.
  • Management, team building and organizational skills.
  • Computer proficiency

    How to Apply

    Criteria for application

    Interested candidates who meet the above requirements, should submit their applications, certified copies of academic certificates, transcripts and curriculum vitae giving full details of applicants’ education, qualifications, experience (with evidence), present salary, three referees with their full postal, e-mail addresses and telephone contacts as well as the candidate’s full address and e-mail to the address below not later than close of business on 31st August 2022 or send soft copies to

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
    Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

    NFA is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply.

    Applications should be addressed to:
    The Executive Director
    National Forestry Authority
    Plot 10/20 Spring Road,
    Bugolobi P. O. Box 70863,
    Tel: 0312 - 264035/6; 0414-360400

    For more information and job application details, see; National Forestry Authority Accounts and Administration Assistant Jobs in Uganda

    Find daily jobs in Uganda.Jobs - Uganda jobs. Search our career portal & find the latest Ugandan job positions, career opportunities & jobs in Uganda.

    Jobs in Uganda - banking jobs, IT jobs, accounting jobs, NGO jobs, business administration, ICT, UN jobs, procurement jobs, education jobs, hospital jobs, human resources jobs, engineering, teaching jobs, and other careers in Uganda.

    Find your dream job from 1000s of vacancies in Uganda posted and updated daily - click here!

  • Click here to post comments

    Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Best African Jobs.