Job Title: Accounts Assistant

Organization: Ministry Of Water And Environment

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Receive and receipt payments into the Ministry Accounts.
  • Post all payments, receipts and invoices into the Ministry’s books of accounts and computerized programs.
  • Prepare payment vouchers and check that in-process vouchers are verified and authorized.
  • Ensure that payment vouchers are supported by required attachments e.g. GRN, invoices, timetable etc.
  • File vouchers and ensure that they are kept safely.
  • Initiate local purchase orders in line with Ministry procedures.
  • Maintain the petty cash and imprest system.
  • Receive and receipt all revenues into the Ministry books.
  • Issue acknowledgement receipts for all revenues received on behalf of the Ministry.
  • Prepare bank reconciliation statements.
  • Perform other accounting and financial functions as may be assigned by the supervisor.


Minimum Qualifications for this job:

• A minimum of a Diploma in Business Administration with a bias in Accounting or equivalent
• Should be proficient in using word processing, spreadsheet as well as computerized accounting systems software.
• Should have two years relevant experience from a recognized institution.

Application Instructions

Applications from interested applicants must be made by submitting a completed application accompanied with recent (3) passport size photographs and CVs detailing work experience, present position, current remuneration, professional and educational qualifications.

Applicants must also include contact details (telephone and email) of three (3) referees and Application should be addressed to the:
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Water and Environment,
Old Port bell Road, Luzira
P.O Box 20026, Kampala

Closing Date: 23 September 2022  

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