CUG0073-Accounts Assistant-Maternity Cover (CARE Uganda)

Company Vision

We seek a world of hope, inclusion, and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and all people live with dignity and security.

Company Mission

CARE works around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty, and achieve social justice.

Job Description

About CARE:

CARE International is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to ending poverty. CARE works around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty, and achieve social justice. We put women and girls in the centre of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities. CARE has been working in Uganda since 1969 and we work across all the regions of Uganda. The goal of our 2021-2025 business plan is to reach 10 million people, through our lifesaving and gender transformative humanitarian, development, and nexus programs. We are committed to working with government, private sector, and local civil society, especially women-led and women’s rights organisations.  Our annual portfolio is $15 million, funded through a diverse range of donors.

Job Summary:


The Accounts Assistant-Maternity Cover (Payments) will be responsible for all cash receipts and payments and ensure the accuracy and timely processing of the organization’s payments including vendor invoices and hands-on processing and review of transactions for payments and monitoring bank balances in full compliance with the CARE Uganda financial rules, regulations, policies, and strategies.  This position will report to the accountant.


This is a temporary position for a definite period of 3 months.


Key Responsibilities and Tasks

§  Review all payment/receipt documents for completeness and adherence to policies and procedures and ensure coding information and documentation are accurately and correctly matched before submitting to AP global for posting.

§  Review and monitor cash balances on a weekly basis to ensure sufficient funds are available to execute current and future planned activities.

§  Selection of the pay cycle vouchers, to ensure timely payment.

§  Initiate payments for mobile money payment in the online platform.

§  And any other duties as assigned from time to time.



Qualifications (Know-How)


The ideal candidate should be able to organize and manage their own work & time, work effectively and cooperatively with others and towards shared objectives, able to work under pressure and towards tight deadlines.





Minimum of a Diploma in Accounting/ ATD/ CPA Level 2.




·        Minimum 1 years of experience in accounting.


Working Location.

The position is based in Kampala.