Platform for Labour Action Assistant Accountant Jobs in Uganda
Platform for Labour Action Assistant Accountant Jobs in UgandaOverall job purpose Keeping accurate books of accounts as required by professional standards
This position attracts a competitive salary commensurate with the NGO sector and includes benefits such as health Insurance
Primary Working Relationship
Senior Accountant, Administrators, program staff and entire staff
Responsible for the day to day maintenance and management of books of accounts.
Develop annual budgets and forecasts involving relevant staff and coordinate the budget management system
Prepare annual financial statements and prepare for year end accounts in advance of the annual audit
Produce monthly income and expenditure statements and analyse variance for review by PLA Management on the project
Maintain, monitor cash flow and ensure that there are sufficient funds always available in the banks
Ensure all staff and volunteers are adhering to financial procedures and policies and ensure that all financial transactions are accurate and properly accounted for
Regularly prepare quarterly financial reports as required by donor and PLA’s board
Ensure weekly repo rts are prepared and shared with Senior Accountant
Regularly update all the accounting records and books of accounts such as ledgers and journals for the project
Maintain a computerised system (Navision) for the project’s income and expenditures
Ensure that all payments for supplies and/or projects activities are in accordance with relevant PLA regulations and approved work plans/budgets
Prepare and manage payroll and other statutory payments
Manage and administer PLA petty cash and reimbursement of staff expenses
Manage petty cash and prepare monthly petty cashbooks, and ensure that all petty book-keeping and coding is accurate.
Withdraw and deposit cash and on PLA’s bank accounts on behalf of the organisation
Manage and monitor bank accounts and the transfer of money between PLA and donor and to partner under the specific project
Ensure that bank reconciliation as well as debtors and creditors statements are monitored monthly
Ensure that cheque books, purchase order books, invoices etc are in place, well accounted for and are kept in a safe and secure custody.
Write and issue cheques to suppliers and going to the bank for bank statements
Ensure proper filing of vouchers with proper supporting documents and on proper files.
Ensure procurement guidelines are followed for procurement of any general items and consumable
Participate in the procurement committee meeting and together with members agree on items and service providers to use under the project
Ensure timely payments are made to procured items based on approved budgets
Fundraising & Partnerships
Provide accurate and timely reports to donors
Support the development of budgets for new proposals and preparation of financial information
Provide financial information to Management to inform decision making
Ensure that donor funds are received as per disbursement agreements and that expenditures are coded for each donor
Perform any other duties assigned.
Skills and Qualifications
Bachelor of Commerce accounting or BBA - accounting option
Proficiency in IT skills with thorough knowledge of computer packages such as Navision
Minimum of 2 years working experience
Person of integrity with analytical skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong skills in planning, organizing and problem solving and a results-driven attitude
How to Apply
Send your application in writing, including a motivation letter, curriculum vitae, and three references to
Handwritten applications can be delivered to Plot 14 Martyrs Line Ntinda off Kira Road P.O Box 9714 Kampala - Uganda
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