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Vacancy: Accounts Assistants


2 Positions

Ref AA/11/2012


Reporting to: Senior Accountant


The accounts assistant will prepare and maintain accurate records and provide timely information to facilitate decision making and efficient management within the finance function.


Duties and Responsibilities

Timely and accurate preparation of Payment Vouchers, Imprest Warrants Vouchers, Imprest Surrender Vouchers and Journal Entries

Timely and accurate preparation of audit schedules and supporting schedules

Timely receipting and banking of all revenues

Preparation of timely and accurate bank reconciliations

Preparation of timely and accurate staff accounts reconciliations

Accurate and timely postings of data into IFMIS with due regard to cut off dates

Accurate and timely filling of all processed and unprocessed documents

Accurate labeling of all files and maintaining an updated inventory of all files

Preparation of periodic progress reports

Other duties as may be assigned from time to time


Qualifications /Competencies

Minimum qualification of CPA II

Those with a degree/diploma in business related field will be an added advantage

Minimum of one year experience working in a busy accounts department

Proven knowledge & experience in working with computers & accounting software

Proficiency in written and verbal communication skills

Good understanding and experience in all aspects of accounting and financial management including management of donor funds

Ability to meet strict deadlines is mandatory

Exposure to computerized financial systems and experience in public sector accounting and

Honesty, integrity and creativity are a must.


Those fulfilling the requirements of the positions should submit their applications together with a detailed C.V. and all relevant testimonials stating current position, current remuneration, expected salary, email address and telephone contacts.


All applications are also expected to quote the reference number on the envelope and provide postal, telephone and email contacts of three references and should be received by 14th December 2012.


All applications should be addressed to:


The Chief Executive Officer

Youth Enterprise Development Fund

P.O. Box 48610-00100



Youth Enterprise Development Fund is an equal opportunity employer.

Potential male and female candidate with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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