Fresher Accounts Assistant Jobs – Law Development Centre (LDC)

Organisation: Law Development Centre (LDC)
Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda
Reports to: Assistant Director
The Law Development Centre (LDC) has a mandate to provide legal education to lawyers and non-lawyers, undertake research in topical legal issues, contribute to legal reform, produce legal publications, teaching materials, law reports and also provide community legal services.
Job Summary: The Accounts Assistant will primarily provide accounting and financial support to ensure proper financial management and accountability for the available resources at the Regional Centre.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • To process payments.
  • To provide safe custody of all cash, cheques, and the cheque books.
  • To prepare periodical analysis of key information relating to cash management to help in decision making process.
  • To prepare and submit data on statutory deductions to the Head- Finance.
  • To participate and contribute to the budget preparation process.
  • To participate in the preparation of final accounts.
  • The Accounts Assistant will also issue bank slips.
  • To receive all revenues and issue receipts.
  • To facilitate audits by ensuring that all documents requested for are available.
  • To maintain records of debtors of the regional centre.
  • To prepare bank reconciliation for the given bank accounts.
  • To reconcile items sold with cash received from the bookshop on a weekly basis.
  • To file all documents in the regional centre correctly to facilitate easy retrieval.
  • Perform any other tasks as shall be assigned from time to time by the Assistant Director and Head- Finance.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Accounts Assistant job must hold a Diploma in Business Administration or Business Studies (Accounting option) from a recognized institution.
  • A minimum of two years’ work experience in financial management or related accounting duties in a busy public or private reputable organization
  • High level of integrity and confidentiality.
  • Time management.
  • Loyalty
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Computer literacy skills
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications addressed to The Secretary, Law Development Center, P.O. Box 7117 Kampala either via post or hand delivery to the Law Development Centre Reception. The applicants should attach up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, Certified copies of academic and other relevant documents and indicate names and contacts of two referees.
Deadline: 25th May 2018 by 5.00pm.



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