Accounts Assistant
East African Community (EAC)
Kampala, Uganda
1d ago
source : Everjobs

About US :

The East African Community is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising the Republic of Burundi, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of South Sudan, and the Republic of Uganda with its Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

The EAC mission is to widen and deepen economic, political, social, and cultural integration to improve the quality of life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value added production, trade, and investments.

This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated and result-driven professionals who are citizens of East African Community Partner States (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, South Sudan and Uganda) to apply for the following position .

Job Summary :

The Accounts Assistant will mainly facilitate the processing of payment for goods and services and ensure that records and books of accounts are complete, accurate, and up to date.

Key Duties and Responsibilities :

The Accounts Assistant shall perform the following functions :

  • Initiate preparation of payment vouchers as per the necessary approvals.
  • Verify payment vouchers.
  • Maintain ledgers.
  • Update payment records.
  • Post payment vouchers into the system.
  • Reconcile daily, weekly / monthly accounts.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by management from time to time.
  • Qualifications and Experience :

  • The applicant for the East African Community (EAC) Accounts Assistant job must hold an undergraduate Degree in Accounts or finance, Business Administration with CPA II / ACCA II or relevant accounting certification.
  • At least five years of experience working in an accounting environment.
  • Competency in Accounting systems, Microsoft applications including
  • Word, Excel and Outlook. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task.
  • High level of integrity
  • Eligibility for applications :

    Applicants from all EAC Partner States are eligible to apply for the above position.

    Fringe Benefits :

    The established posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

    Equal Opportunity :

    The EAC is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. EAC will only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set requirements

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