2 Accounts Officers – URA SACCO

March 8, 2023

Job Title: 2 Accounts Officers

Organization:  URA SACCO

Location: Kampala, Uganda


Roles and responsibilities

  • Assists the Accountant to ensure that SACCO payments are processed on time.
  • Verify payment schedules for any mistakes and compliance to SACCO policies.
  • Ensure timely payments authorization by following up with account signatories.
  • Secure signatures for cheques from authorized signatories and delivering them to respective banks.
  • Completes weekly journals for posting.
  • Assists the Accountant in the preparation of monthly bank and/or mobile money reconciliations.
  • Obtains bank statements and compares with the SACCO records.
  • Reconciles accounts payables.
  • Obtains vendor statements and compares with SACCO transactions, identifies errors and passes journal entries for correction.
  • Files statutory returns on time.
  • Maintain and update the SACCO fixed asset register.
  • Verifies the accuracy and authenticity of accountabilities.
  • Identifies appropriate general ledger codes for expensing accountabilities.
  • Performs periodic asset verifications and cash counts and stock counts at head office and/or other business centers.
  • Ensures that all documents are archived and maintained in a safe and secure manner for the time periods specified by SACCO policies.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor of Commerce [Accounting] or Bachelor of Business Administration [Finance or Accounting] from a reputable Institution/University
  • ACCA or CPA qualification (or in the process of being certified, Level 2 minimum)
  • At least 2 years of progressively responsible experience in professional accounting or auditing.


How to apply

Interested applicants submit their applications online using the link below:


Application deadline: 17th March 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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