• Accounts Clerk

    Location UG-Kampala
    Job ID
    2019-1830
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Social & Scientific Systems (SSS) works to improve public health worldwide by providing technical, research, and program management services to government, nonprofit, and commercial clients. The SSS team offers a synergy of expertise in clinical research services, epidemiology and public health studies, health data management and analysis, and program evaluation and policy analysis. Please join our dedicated staff of employee-owners in an environment that values diversity and supports health, well-being, and professional growth.

     

    USAID/SITES is seeking to hire a qualified Accounts Clerk to support and maintain the project’s IT systems operations. The overall purpose is to provide support to the project finance team towards project implementation. 

    The position is full time and located at the project site in Kansanga, Kampala.

    Responsibilities

    • Registration of invoices and claims received.
    • Review & verify contracts with suppliers/contractors.
    • Prepare Expenditure Authorisation forms after validation of invoices.
    • Process payments.
    • Computation & processing of cash advances to staff and Government officials.
    • Review accountability of cash advances from staff and Government officials.
    • Assist with preparation of quarterly VAT reports.
    • Assist with the preparation of WHT payments.
    • Assist with Bank account reconciliations.
    • Assist with data entry for the monthly financial report.
    • Photocopying, scanning, filing and archiving of financial documents.
    • Carry out any other duties as assigned by the Finance & Compliance Specialist.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in finance, commerce or business related field or a qualification in accounting
    • At least 2 years of experience in a finance department

    Other expectations:

    • Ability to pay attention to detail
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
    • Strong time management skills
    • Ability to work with and support multidisciplinary teams

    SSS is committed to fostering a diverse workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discrimated against on the basis of disability.

     

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