We are hiring: Accounts Assistant – Lugazi

JOB DESCRIPTION
Habitat for Humanity, Uganda

Position Title: Accounts Assistant
Supervisor: Branch Supervisor
Department: Housing Microfinance, HMF
Location: Lugazi

Job Summary
Update all accounts records and transactions according to the accounting regulations and manage and maintain the front office.

Responsibilities
• Post bank and cash transactions into finance solutions Loan tracking software.
• Ensuring that all branch organizational and Clients’ accounts records are up-to-date and are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and organization policies and procedures
• Ensuring timely and accurate preparation and submission of mandatory reports to the Branch Supervisor and National Office.
• Carrying out banking operations, maintaining petty cash imprest system and regular reconciliation of all bank accounts and petty cash.
• Providing support in internal and external audit exercises of the branch operations.
• Making regular backups of finance solutions software generated transactions and other important documents.
• Manage branch documentation and record keeping, in an orderly, dependable and up-to-date accounts filing system.
• Spearhead good client relations and customer service at the Branch.
• Carrying out any other relevant duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications, Experience & Abilities
• A degree from a recognized university in Accounting, Business Administration or its equivalent or a professional qualification in ACCA, CPA or its equivalent.
• Computer literate in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
• At least three years’ experience in accounting work preferably in an international NGO or an MFI.
• Knowledge and experience of computerized accounting systems is a must
• Excellent reporting and ability to meet deadlines
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills
• Highest level of integrity and ability to make bold and timely decision

Key Relationships:

Internal
Branch Supervisor and all other staff at the Branch and National Office

External
Clients, Service Providers Vendors, Bank Officials,

 

Applicants should Send a CV, cover letter and relevant academic documentation by email to the Human Resource Department on: hr@hfhuganda.org not later than 5:00 pm on Friday 2nd August 2019. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted and any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

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