Job Summary: Accounts Assistant – OPM Uganda Jobs 2019

Age: 23 -45 Years

Duration: 6 Months renewable

Duty Station: Hoima

About the Project:

OPM Uganda Jobs 2019: Applications are invited from qualified Ugandan Nationals to fill the under listed vacant positions available at Arua Refugee Desk, Adjumani Refugee Desk, Hoima Refugee Desk, Mbarara Refugee Desk and Kampala Refugees Department Head Office.

Roles and responsibilities 

  1. Responsible for processing financial records such as bills, invoices, accounts payable and receivable.
  2. Responsible for basic bookkeeping activities, preparing payment vouchers and expense forms;
  3. Receive and receipt cash for project activities
  4. Payout cash
  5. Reconcile the cash balances in the cash book on a daily basis.
  6. Keep value documents

Key Results Areas

  1. Preparation of payment vouchers for all fund requests, advances, claims, and vendor payments;
  2. Ensure accurate coding and proper filing of all financial transactions;
  3. Post entries in the relevant books of accounts using computerized accounting software;
  4. Reconciliation of bank statements on a monthly basis;
  5. Reconciliation of vendors statements of accounts on monthly basis;
  6. Receive and receipt cash from funding partner(s) and project activities; Performance of daily reconciliation of cash balances with cash book;
  7. Prepare monthly management reports;
  8. Any other duty assigned by from time to time

Minimum Qualifications 

Applicant should be a holder of an honours degree in Business Administration or Commerce with accounting option from a recognised University. A postgraduate diploma or professional Accounting courses is an added advantage.

How to apply

Handwritten application letters should be addressed to;

The Permanent Secretary Office of the Prime Minister,

P.O. Box 341, KAMPALA.

All application letters should include personal contact addresses e.g. phone contacts, e-mail addresses, and a recent passport photograph of the applicant and indicate three referees. The applicant should be a person of high moral character and integrity, willing to work in remote rural settlements.

All applicants must quote the Reference Number of the post advertised, indicate the reference number on the top left-hand side corner of the application letter’s envelop, seal it and submit their application letters to;

The Human Resource Office,

Open Registry 3 Floor,

Office of the Prime Minister.

Closing date for receiving applications is Friday 31st May 2019 at 5.00 pm.

NOTE: In any correspondence on this subject, please quote No: ADM/24/01


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8 thoughts on “OPM Uganda Jobs 2019 – Graduate No Experience Accounts Assistant”
    1. Hello Emmanuel,

      The job listing clearly says “Handwritten application letters” not CVs. The instructions are very clear so please follow them.

      Admin team, Fresher Jobs Uganda.

  1. Hi! I received an email of opm requiring two data assistants but I deleted it by mistake. Can you be of help?

  2. Dear Admin, I would like to know if the shortlist for Interviews of Job advert NO. 001 OF MAY 2019 is already out.

    Thank you

    1. Unfortunately, we were not in charge of the process beyond advertisement.
      Therefore, for more immediate responses about the above issue, please contact PSC directly via their website or offices.


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