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Plan International Uganda Jobs 2021 – Assistant Accountant (Dubai Cares Project)

Job Title: Assistant Accountant (Dubai Cares Project) – Plan International Uganda Jobs 2021

Organization: Plan International Uganda

Job Location: Adjumani

Type of Role: 1year Fixed Term Renewable

Reports to: Programme Area Accountant

Grade: B



Plan International Profile:

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge. We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.



Job Profile:

The position contributes to this goal by providing timely and reliable information, maintains accurate records of financial transactions through establishing accounts and posting transactions in the accounting system for the designated Programme Area.

Dimensions of the Role

  • Responsible for capturing financial data into the system



Roles and Responsibilities:


1. Cash Disbursement

  • Reconcile the receipt record with cash receipts and the bank deposit slip
  • Prepare and enter Journal entries into SAP for cash receipts and inter-company charges
  • Prepare cheques, mobile money and Business on line payments
  • Stamp payment vouchers and all supporting documents as ’paid’ as per the Uganda operation Manual.
  • Enter all transactions into SAP as per Plan International’s financial procedures
  • Prepare fund transfer request for the Program area
  • Create new vendor bank account details on business online

2. Record Management

  • Maintain payment Voucher files in numerical order.
  • Keep proper custody of the embossing machine and paid stamps
  • Prepare sampled audit vouchers for review and file back

3. Reporting

  • Generate detailed transaction report (smart list) for program staffs to support review of payments on their projects.
  • Reconcile inter-company charges  with finance at country office

Dealing with Problems:

  • Having to make payments for a PO and later finding that the code is not yet entered in SAP.

Key relationships

  • Program Area Accountant: – Working hand in hand towards producing reliable information by maintaining record of financial transaction for the designated PU.
  • All PA staffs:-  Daily handling of their requests for payment



Minimum Qualifications for Plan International Uganda Jobs 2021

Technical expertise, skills and knowledge

  • Bachelors (Hons) degree in Commerce or Business Administration with an accounting major
  • Part professional qualification in accountancy e.g. CPA or ACCA,


  • A minimum of 2 years working experience as an Assistant Accountant in a busy organization
  • Computer literate with the ability to work with spreadsheets
  • Experience working with an NGO will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of an accounting software package such as SUN, Tally, Sage desirable


  • Interest in addressing children, family and community development issues
  • High level of integrity and accuracy
  • Committed to meeting deadlines
  • Team player



How To Apply for Plan International Uganda Jobs 2021

All interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications through the link below.

Click here to apply

Deadline: 8th July 2021



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