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BBC Uganda Jobs – Finance/Admin Assistant

BBC Uganda Jobs

Job Title:              Finance/Admin Assistant  – BBC Uganda Jobs

Organisation: British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Hub Bureaux Manager

About BBC:

BBC Uganda Jobs: The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster headquartered at Broadcasting House in London. The BBC is the world’s oldest national broadcasting organization and the largest broadcaster in the world by number of employees. The BBC is an international multimedia broadcaster on radio, TV, online and social networks with a weekly global audience of 320 million. As part of an historic multi-million pound expansion of BBC Africa, the BBC World Service is introducing a wide range of new land exciting language and regional content to serve African and global audiences.

Job Summary: 

BBC Uganda Jobs: The Finance/Admin Assistant will be responsible for timely and effective day-to-day co-operation between the BBC Kampala Bureau and the relevant authorities in Uganda, ensuring best practice in the BBC’s compliance with local regulations governing such areas as financial, tax, media and employment law.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   

  • The Finance/Admin Assistant will serve as the first point of contact for all guests arriving for interviews at the BBC
  • In charge of organising transport for guests.
  • Supporting guests in the TV and Radio studio for live transmissions.
  • General bureau administration of arranging permits, visas etc.
  • Keep security watch on the office.
  • Tasked with the responsibility for all mail operations, fax communications etc.
  • In charge of reviewing invoices and coding appropriately for payment.
  • In charge of ordering of couriers, shipments etc. Managing office stationary supplies.
  • Responsibility for hotel reservations and arrangements for visiting BBC staff etc.
  • In charge of reviewing expenses to ensure compliance with BBC expenses policy and guidelines.
  • Updating and maintaining of various financial spreadsheets, using Excel, and ensuring compliance with BBC policy and procedures relating to purchasing and accounts.
  • The Finance/Admin Assistant will be assisting in the administration of petty cash as required.
  • Escalating issues to the Hub Bureau Manager, as appropriate.
  • Ensuring the Kampala Bureau complies with all relevant BBC safety procedures.
  • Keeping other team members informed of issues affecting them.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  

  • The BBC Finance/Admin Assistant job placement should be fluent in English, both written and spoken.
  • Ability to prioritise, to use initiative and to work effectively under pressure without close supervision.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a range of people and at all levels of the BBC.
  • Excellent planning and organising skills and the ability to prioritise effectively
  • Hands-on knowledge and skills in using a range of packages, including Word, Excel and accounting packages.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, often under pressure.
  • Previous experience of producing timely and accurate information and reports.
  • Ability to work with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Experience of and ability to work flexibly and pragmatically in an operational environment.
  • Show interest in the broadcast news, online news and wider media environment and appreciation of the particular demands it may place on financial and administrative work.
  • Good working knowledge of Health and Safety procedures of the BBC.

Personal Competencies:

  • Planning and organisation – able to think ahead in order to establish and efficient and appropriate course of action for self and others. Prioritises and plans activities taking into account all the relevant issues and factors such as deadlines, staffing and resources.
  • Communication – able to get one’s message understood clearly by adopting a range of styles, tools and techniques appropriate to the audience and the nature of the information.
  • Influencing and persuading – able to present sound and well-reasoned arguments to convince others. Can draw from a range of strategies to persuade people in a way that results in agreement or behaviour change.
  • Managing relationships and team working – able to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people. Works co-operatively with others to be part of a team, as opposed to working separately or competitively.
  • Resilience – manages personal effectiveness by managing emotions in the face of pressure, setbacks or when dealing with provocative situations. Demonstrates an approach to work that is characterised by commitment, motivation and energy.
  • Flexibility: Adapts to changing circumstances and displays a positive attitude to the process of change.

How to Apply:

All applicants who wish to join the BBC in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the link below.

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Deadline:  9th October 2017

BBC Uganda Jobs – Finance/Admin Assistant

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Smart Applications Uganda Jobs – Administration & Finance Assistant

Smart Applications Uganda Jobs

Job Title:   Administration and Finance Assistant (Smart Applications Uganda Jobs)

Organisation: Smart Applications International

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About Us:

Smart Applications Uganda Jobs: Smart Applications International is a leading ICT solutions provider delivering a wide variety of world-class technological business solutions. Smart has been at the forefront of providing and implementing biometric solutions that have revolutionized member identification process and enhanced data integrity and management through the use of cutting edge biometric contactless multi-application Smart cards.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • The Administration and Finance Assistant will be responsible for the management of reception area including all administrative aspects with regard to the efficient running of the office.
  • Support the Infrastructure department with Health and Safety checks of the building.
  • Support the coordination of events and conferences including responding to information requests in liaison with the respective Heads of Department.
  • Establishing and maintaining databases of the organization’s contacts, service providers and other relevant information as required.
  • Organizing travel and accommodation for the regional staff and visitors
  • Maintaining the overall standard of the office space including liaising with cleaning services and keeping an equipment inventory of all capital, fixture, and fittings.
  • Issuing of gadgets for installation, smart cards and printing consumables from the store
  • Tasked with raising delivery notes for the gadgets delivered to sites and filing of the same.
  • The incumbent will also administer the organization’s petty cash system using both Microsoft Excel and QuickBooks.
  • Support the Finance Officer with the end of month accounts and in the preparation for the end of year audit

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the Administration and Finance Assistant job opportunity must hold a University degree in Business Administration, Accounting/Finance or a related field.
  • Professional Qualification in CPA (U) or ACCA would be an added advantage.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Confident, articulate and with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and take full responsibility of assigned tasks
  • Previous experience in customer service will be an added advantage

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applicationletters, copies of certificates and detailed CV to cvs.ug@smartapplicationsgroup.com addressed to:

Smart Applications International (U) Ltd,

  1. O. Box 33947, Kampala.

Email to: cvs.ug@smartapplicationsgroup.com

Deadline: 19th July 2017

Smart Applications Uganda Jobs – Administration & Finance Assistant

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Fresher Accounts & Finance Assistant – iDROID Technologies (U) Ltd Jobs in Uganda

Job Title:    Accounts & Finance Assistant

Duty Station: Kampala-Uganda

About US:

iDROID is an American mobile smart phone manufacturer that currently sells thousands of handsets every month worldwide with its popular models like iDROID Royal, Tango, King, Barl x7, Apache G6 and Majesty making a serious development for the love of the brand with citizens all over the world. iDROID USA Launched in Uganda in March 2015 and since then it continues to satisfy clients’ demands with the most sophisticated, powerful and stylish smart phones within a densely populated marketplace.

Job Summary:

  • The Accounts Assistant to work closely with the accounting and finance manager in production of monthly reports that include, bank reconciliations, budget against expenditure, income statement, trial balance, accounts receivables, accounts payables and cash flow projections, PAYE, NSSF, working on taxes, petty cash, vouchers and recording details.
  • The incumbent will also be in charge of posting and reviewing transactions in Tally Accounting software to ensure the creativeness.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  

  • The ideal candidates should preferably hold at least a Degree in Accounting or related courses
  • One year of related experience using Tally ERP software

How to Apply: 

All qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and updated CVs with three referee contacts to: Akandinda@idroidafrica.com or Hand deliver to: The Human Resource Manager, iDROID Technologies (U) Ltd, Plot 52, Kanjokya Street-Kamwokya- Upper Kololo, Kampala – Uganda.

Deadline:  Monday, 16th January, 2017

Fresh Graduate Job Opportunities in Uganda: Fresher Accounts & Finance Assistant – iDROID Technologies (U) Ltd Jobs in Uganda