Accounts Assistant (Maternity Cover) Position Available at CARE Uganda

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Deadline for Application: 7th April 2024

CARE Uganda, part of the global leader CARE International, focused on ending poverty and achieving social justice, is currently seeking a dedicated Accounts Assistant for Maternity Cover, specializing in Payments. This temporary role is an exciting opportunity for individuals passionate about making a difference and contributing to our mission of saving lives, defeating poverty, and fighting for social justice, with a special focus on empowering women and girls.

Job Summary: The Accounts Assistant – Maternity Cover (Payments) will play a crucial role in managing all cash receipts and payments. The role includes ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of the organization’s payments, including vendor invoices, and monitoring bank balances. This position demands adherence to CARE Uganda’s financial rules, regulations, policies, and strategies and reports directly to the accountant.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review all payment/receipt documents for completeness, adherence to policies and procedures, and ensure accurate documentation before submission for posting.
  • Weekly monitoring of cash balances to ensure sufficient funds for current and future activities.
  • Selection and timely payment of pay cycle vouchers.
  • Initiate mobile money payments through the online platform.
  • Perform other duties as assigned from time to time.


  • Education/Training: Minimum of a Diploma in Accounting/ ATD/ CPA Level 2.
  • Experience: At least 1 year of experience in accounting.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with team members and across departments.
  • Capable of working under pressure and tight deadlines.

Working Location: The position is based in Kampala, Uganda.

About CARE Uganda: CARE has been operational in Uganda since 1969, working across all regions with a vision to reach 10 million people through lifesaving, gender transformative humanitarian, development, and nexus programs. Our commitment extends to working alongside government, private sector, and local civil society, emphasizing partnerships with women-led and women’s rights organizations. With an annual portfolio of $15 million, our work is supported by a diverse range of donors, driving us closer to our goal of ending poverty and achieving social justice globally.

How to Apply: Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their applications by the 7th April 2024 deadline through the provided link: Apply Here

Join CARE Uganda in our commitment to changing lives and empowering communities. Apply today to contribute to our financial operations and support our vital mission in Uganda.

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