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Thursday 27 February 2014

Accounts Assistant - CARE International in Uganda

Vacancy:  Accounts Assistant
Recruiting Company: CARE International in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country: Uganda

About CARE Uganda:
CARE International is a federation of 12 member countries in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia that implement programs in over 70 countries worldwide. CARE International has been active in Uganda since 1969 and working in the country continuously since 1979, implementing a diverse portfolio of programs and projects ranging from emergency services to economic development and civil society building.

CARE Programming in Uganda targets vulnerable communities such as the extreme poor, internally displaced people, and women and children to provide assistance and opportunities for sustainable development. CARE addresses the underlying causes of poverty through its varied interventions

Job Summary: The Accounts Assistant will be responsible for writing all cheques, and making banking and other bank run needs including drafting letter to banks; organize, transmit and file CO monthly financial information inclusive of vouchers, bank information, financial correspondence etc; ensuring orderliness within the finance department and will deal with all cash receipts and payments plus handling all cash advances to staff and other vendors.

The CARE Uganda Accounts Assistant should presumably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration or equivalent.
Professional ACCA/CPA Level 1 will be an added advantage
A minimum of one to two years’ professional experience in a relevant field of accounting or Finance and Management in a busy environment
Excellent computer literacy skills in MS Office Applications and any relevant database software is required

Skills and Experience:
Prior experience working in International NGO (INGO) will be an added advantage
Possess the ability to perform a variety of standard tasks related to financial resources including reviewing and processing of documents plus input of financial data entry.
Ability to share knowledge and experience plus fluency in English.
Excellent interpersonal and good communication skills

How to Apply:
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Deadline: 7th March 2014 by 5:30pm