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Accounts Assistant

  • Diploma, Associate's degree
  • Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

To provide accounting and financial support to ensure proper financial management and accountability for the available resources at the Regional Centre

Key Competencies

  1. He/she should be a strategic planner.
  2. Possesses strong relationship management skills.
  3. Should be creative and innovative.
  4. Ability to embrace change management.
  5. He/she should be a person of high integrity.
  6. Results Oriented.
  7. Effective communication and interpersonal relations skills.
  8. He/she should be a team builder

Applicants should attach up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of academic and other relevant documents. Applicants who responded to an earlier advertisement for the same positions need not re-apply.


  1. To process payments.
  2. To provide safe custody of all cash, cheques, and the cheque books.
  3. To prepare periodical analysis of key information relating to cash management to help in decision making process.
  4. To prepare and submit data on statutory deductions to the Head- Finance.
  5. To participate and contribute to the budget preparation process.
  6. To participate in the preparation of final accounts.
  7. To issue bank slips.
  8. To receive all revenues and issue receipts.
  9. To facilitate audits by ensuring that all documents requested for are available.
  10. To maintain records of debtors of the regional centre.
  11. To prepare bank reconciliation for the given bank accounts.
  12. To reconcile items sold with cash received from the bookshop on a weekly basis.
  13. To file all documents in the regional centre correctly to facilitate easy retrieval.
  14. Perform any other tasks as shall be assigned from time to time by the Assistant Director and Head- Finance.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required skills: Accounting; Account management; Regulatory reporting; Financial reporting; Documentation and record keeping
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Law Development Centre (Uganda)

Legal, accountingCompany size: 500-1000 people

The Law Development Centre (LDC) was established by the Law Development Centre Act. Cap. 132 of 1970. Under the said Act, LDC is charged with numerous functions. These are categorized into: • Legal Training. • Research and Law Reform. • Legal Publications. • Law Reporting. • Community Legal Services. LDC is under the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs and is one of the institutions under the Justice, Law and Order Sector (JLOS).

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