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Two Vacancy Announcements

Smart Havens Africa  is a social enterprise in Uganda that aims to create low-cost, eco-friendly, affordable and sustainable housing solutions for vulnerable to moderate-income consumers in the region. SHAs mission is to end housing poverty in Africa by providing appropriate affordable & Sustainable housing solutions to low income and under privileged individuals, families & communities in a financially sustainable manner. 

We are hiring for two positions below

Job Title

Accountant

Job reference

TAU3/SHAL/022019

Job Location

Kampala, Uganda

Nature of Employment

Contractual –  the  contract may be extended purely on the basis of performance and organizational requirements

Nature of Job

Professional

Duties and Responsibilities

·       Assist with preparation of the annual budget of Smart Havens Africa

·       Ensure that there is sufficient cash to meet statutory obligations (PAYE, VAT, Provisional NSSF)

·       Fixed Asset Management; manage SHAs assets register, ensure accuracy of fixed assets in the system and on ground, control of misuse, theft of SHA assets, ensure optimal utilization of assets.

·       Establish and maintain cash controls including deposits, grants and donations

·       Establish, maintain and reconcile the SHAs general ledger and ensure transactions are properly recorded and entered into the SHA accounting system

·       Prepare, reconcile bank statements, monitor cash reserves and investments of Smart Havens Africa

·       Manage supplier accounts, issue cheques for accounts due and maintain SHAs purchase order system.

·       Maintain financial files and records, and all relevant insurance policies of the company

·       Prepare income statements, balance sheets and other related financial statements

·       Receive and verify invoices and process and record petty cash transactions

·       Prepare and manage Smart Havens Africa’s payroll

·       Be answerable internal and external auditors and financial queries by the SHAs Advisory board.

·       Be answerable to Tax to URA officials on tax inquiries on behalf of SHA.

Person Specification

·       Be a qualified/part qualified accountant (CPA etc), with experience in either industry or practice; or alternatively be able to demonstrate substantial experience in an existing similar role.

·       Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting or equivalent from a recognized university in Uganda will be an added advantage

·       Preferably, have experience in housing sector or within the non-profit/NGO sector.

·       Have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

·       Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

·       Have high levels of professionalism, initiative, energy, creativity and flexibility.

·       Experience with a computerized accounting package is an added advantage.

Reporting to

Managing Director & Director of Operations

To apply by email to

The, Partner (Uganda Office)

TJUEFEM AFRICA UGANDA LIMITED

P.O. Box 40276 Kampala, Uganda

Email: tjuefem.africa@gmail.com

Last date for receiving applications

11.59pm on Friday 22nd March 2019

 

Job Title

Front Desk Assistant

Job reference

TAU4/SHAL/022019

Job Location

Kampala, Uganda

Nature of Employment

Contractual –  the  contract may be extended purely on the basis of performance and organizational requirements

Nature of Job

Functional

Duties and Responsibilities

·       Assisting the Managing director, and other project teams, in day today office function and other work

·       Manage front office including telephone calls, attendance & leave records of staff

·       Develop and maintain effective filing system of office records (Courier register, Asset register, Attendance register, Staff Movement register, Visitors register etc)

·       Providing support in domestic/International Logistics & travel arrangements to be made as per requirements

·       Overseeing the maintenance of all office equipment and liaising with external suppliers of office assets, if any

·       Providing support in organizing meetings, workshops and other events

·       Overseeing the day to day admin functioning on a regular basis

·       Supporting and coordinating with the director of operations as and when required for eg. in arrangement of infrastructure for the offices as required

·       Ensuring that necessary documentation/records maintained by all departments are complete

·       Support the staff in scanning the documents, and records of all financial transactions

·       Ensure that all claims/expenses are as per the SHAs approved policy and authorized by the line managers

·       Provide support during internal/external audit at the company

·       Any other work as may be assigned by the MD from time to time.

Person Specification

·       Energy and dynamism to work in a fast-paced, high impact work environment

·       Willingness to take ownership of tasks, and work under strong sense of personal initiative

·       Have good interpersonal and communicational skills

·       Good command over English both written and verbal

·       Have proficiency in MS Office, especially Excel and Word

·       Have excellent organizing and coordination skills

·       Possess high degree of efficiency and willingness to work under pressure

·       Diploma/certificate in Office Management, Secretarial training etc., will be an added advantage.

Reporting to

Managing Director & Director of Operations

To apply by email to

The, Partner (Uganda Office)

TJUEFEM AFRICA UGANDA LIMITED

P.O. Box 40276 Kampala, Uganda

Email: tjuefem.africa@gmail.com

Last date for receiving applications

11.59 pm on Friday 22nd March 2019

 

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