Assistant Accountant job at Uganda National Institute of Teacher Education
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Vacancy title:
Assistant Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education, and Training , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Uganda National Institute of Teacher Education

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, July 12 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala, East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, July 01 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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The National Teacher Policy (2019) recommended the establishment of the Uganda National Institute for Teacher Education (UNITE) as a Public Other Degree Awarding Institution (ODAI) to address issues affecting the teaching profession and quality of education in Uganda.

The First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports appointed an Interim Management Committee to operationalize UNITE.

To this effect, the UNITE Interim Management Committee wishes to recruit skeleton staff to kick start the operationalization of UNITE and therefore invites suitably qualified and experienced individuals to apply for the following positions on contract terms.

Job Title : Assistant Accountant (1)
Salary Scale : UN 7
Reports to : Accountant
Responsible for : None
Contract Period : Six (6) Months
Duty Station : Kampala

Job Purpose
To perform general accounting duties involving tracking accountability, up-dating and maintaining books of accounts of the institute

Duties and responsibilities
1) Providing custody for accounting records and documents;
2) Processing deferred tax payments, tax returns and keeping records thereof;
3) Posting financial transactions, cashbooks, subsidiary ledgers to General ledger and maintain up-to-date record of books of accounts;
4) Preparing and reconciling payroll transaction reports;
5) Entering transactions into the commitment control register;
6) Keeping custody of cash/imprest, effect payments, and maintain up-to-date cash book records; and
7) Preparing draft monthly reconciliation reports.

Person Specifications Qualifications
An Honors Bachelor’s Degree in either Finance and Accounting or Business Administration (Accounting option) or Business Studies (Accounting option) or Commerce (Accounting option) from a recognized University or Institution.
Full professional qualification in Accountancy such as ACCA, CPA, ACIS and CPE obtained from a recognized Institution and accredited by Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU).

Working Experience

Competencies Technical
Planning and Budgeting; Expenditure management and Budgetary control; Financial record management; Risk management and Assurance; Information and Communications Technology

Concern for quality and standards; Decision Making and Problem Solving; Communicating effectively; Ethics and Integrity; Time Management; Team work

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
All applications should be accompanied with the following:
i) Certified photocopies of all Academic and Professional Certificates and
ii) A curriculum Vitae;
iii) Three (3) Reference letters (Professional, Personal and Academic)
iv) A recent coloured passport size photograph; and
v) A copy of the National Identity Card

Eligible female candidates are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed applicants shall be contacted for the interview and final selection process. All applications should be addressed and hand delivered to:

The Institute Secretary Designate
Uganda National Institute of Teacher Education Kitikifumba-Shimoni, Kira Municipality P.O. Box 7112, Kampala.

The deadline for submission Friday 12th July, 2024, 5:00pm East African Standard Time.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Friday, July 12 2024
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 01-07-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 01-07-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 01-07-2077
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