Uganda Development and Health Associates Accounts Assistant Jobs

Uganda Development and Health Associates Accounts Assistant Jobs

Job Purpose

  • Responsible for day to day Management of all books of prime entry such as cash book, ledgers, journals etc.

    Job roles/Responsibilities, specifications and competencies

  • Regularly updating all the accounting records and books of accounts such as ledgers and journals for the project by ensuring timely posting in quick books.

  • Ensure proper and chronological filing of finance documents

  • Support the Accountant in bank and Beyonic reconciliation on a monthly basis.

  • Carry out timely filing and payment of statutory deductions

  • Ensure that all payments for suppliers are approved in accordance with relevant regulations and approved work plans.

  • File statutory deduction returns and ensure prompt payments of the same.

  • Initiate payments in QuickBooks and Beyonic.

  • Maintain appropriate Beyonic and Bank Balance levels

  • Ensure that Cheque books, invoices etc. are kept in a secure place and well accounted for.

  • Ensure payment requests are fully supported before Cheques/RTGS/Electronic payment system is initiated.

  • Ensure proper filing of vouchers with proper supporting documents and on proper files.

  • Receive accountabilities from staff before being reviewed by Accountant.

  • Prepare and maintain tracking log of all documents received and released from finance

  • Assisting Accountants during internal audit, external audit and compliance reviews processes.

  • Issue receipts and receive refunds

  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

    Personal Specifications:

    Minimum qualifications

  • The applicant should hold at least Diploma in Accounting or Business Administration with Level 1 of CPA or ACCA or Degree in Accounting or finance or BBA (Finance) with level 1 CPA or ACCA.

  • Additional Training: Stores management or purchasing and supply management will be of added advantage.

  • Experience using mobile money payments platforms like Beyonic, Yo-Uganda, etc.

    Work Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years Finance experience working in a NGO is mandatory.

    Competencies/Additional skills

  • Highest level of Integrity and Honesty.

  • Appropriate degree of assertiveness

  • Speed and Accuracy in record checking.

  • Ability to work as part of the team.

  • IT skills including MS Office & QuickBooks accounting software.

    How to Apply

  • Candidates who meet all the requirements are encouraged to submit in single PDF their cover letter, CV and CERTIFIED copies of academic documents addressed as below to:

  • with copy to


    The Executive Officer
    Uganda Development and Health Associates (UDHA),
    P.O. Box 77, Iganga Municipality

    Posting date: 15-March, 2021
    Closing date: 09-April, 2021 by 5:00pm

  • While UDHA appreciates all the interested applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. In case you do not hear from UDHA one month after the closing date, please consider yourself unsuccessful. Please note that any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Any telephone solicitation will lead to automatic disqualification.

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