JOB OPPORTUNITY-Accounts Assistant

Buseesa Community Development Organisation (BCDO) is a development organization targeting the poor, less skilled people in household income projects and health. BCDO is duly incorporated as a company Limited by Guarantee and not having a share capital according to the law of Uganda and therefore it’s not a profit development organization.

BCDO seeks to recruit a competent and qualified staff to fill the following vancany.

Job Title: Accounts Assistant

Purpose: Supply administrative support to accountants by performing clerical tasks such as filing, handling mail, making phone calls, replying to emails and basic bookkeeping.

Duties / Responsibilities

  • Monitoring daily communications and answering any queries.
  • Preparing statutory accounts. Ensuring payments, amounts and records are correct.
  • Working with spreadsheets, sales and purchase ledgers and journals.
  • Recording and filing cash transactions.
  • Controlling credit and chasing debt.
  • Invoice processing and filing.
  • Processing expense requests for the accountant to approve.
  • Bank reconciliation. Liaising with third party providers, clients and suppliers.
  • Updating and maintaining procedural documentation.

Key Skills

  1. Ability to work as part of a team and take direction accurately. Analytical thinker and problem solver.  
  2. Competent IT skills, particularly proficiency with spreadsheet software.
  3. High level of accuracy. Extremely organized in a manner that is easily read by others.
  4. Trustworthy and discreet when dealing with confidential information.
  5. Administrative skills.
  6. Qualifications / Experience: The applicant should be a Ugandan National with either a Diploma in Business Administration (Accounting) or Finance (Accounting) or its equivalent from a recognized university.  At least one years of experience in financial management or related accounting duties in a busy public or private organization.
  7. Should be able to ride a motorcycle.

How to application: Applicants who meet the above qualifications should submit their online through  and copy ; to the office of the Executive Director, Busesa Community Development Organization, Buseesa Trading Centre, Kibaale District, Mid Western Uganda ,  P. O. Box 210001 Mubende.

Deadline for application is 5th August, 2021.

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