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Position: Project Accounts Assistant - 1 position

Uncategorised • 2018-05-28 13:04:33


Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU) is a non-governmental organization that provides Development Communication services aimed at influencing positive behavior change for the social development of men, women and children in Uganda and the entire East African Region. CDFU is a partner on the “Decide End Child Marriage” Project. With support from Finland, the project is implemented by Plan International Uganda and its partners. The four year project is aimed at reducing early marriages in Acholi and Lango sub-regions of northern Uganda.  CDFU will implement activities in the districts of Apac and Kole.   

CDFU wishes to recruit qualified, competent and highly motivated Ugandans for the following post

Position: Project Accounts Assistant - 1 position

Reports to:  Project Officer

Commitment: Full time

Location/ Duty stations:  Apac with frequent travel to Kole District

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for ensuring that the day-to-day accounting operations and financial management functions are performed in accordance with the CDFU policies and procedures.
  • Safe keeping, handling of bank transactions account records and petty cash books.
  • Pay out funds such as transport refund, accommodation, perdiems for participants and monies for venue hire for field activities.
  • Organise financial records and prepare a financial report ready for review and submission by the Finance and Administration Manager.
  • Prepare, debrief, review and follow up staff on Project accountabilities. Ensure accurate and timely accountability of funds advanced to staff.
  • Prepare monthly budgets and request for funds in a timely manner in liaison with the Project Officer.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • The position holder should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting) or Business Administration from a recognized institution. A professional qualification like ACCA, CPA is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 2 years working experience in the same position or related position in a reputable organisation preferably with national or international non-governmental organisation (NGO) preferably handling cash.
  • Personal initiative, able to work under minimum supervision with good communication and interpersonal relationship skills.
  • A good command of written and spoken English.
  • Willing to work for long hours to meet deadlines.

(Note: Knowledge of the local language (Lango) spoken in the project districts will be an added advantage.). 

Interested applicants should hand deliver their applications with the following:

  • Detailed C.V
  • Copies of certificates and testimonials
  • Daytime telephone contact
  • Email addresses of three referees.

Apply to:

The Human Resource Officer

Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU)

P. O. Box 8734, Plot 105, Kira Road,

Kamwokya, Kampala.

Applications should be hand delivered at the above address not later than Thursday 31st

May 2018 5.00 pm

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