C/O THE JOSEPH INITIATIVE LIMITED
P O. BOX 8700, KAMPALA
RE: ACCOUNT ASSISTANT
I am writing in reference to the job advertisement for the position of Accounts Assistant to which I would like to be considered a suitable candidate. I am a university graduate with a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and currently pursuing CPA from MAT Uganda.
I am currently employed at the Joseph Initiative Limited as Accounts Assistant where I have served for a period of 3 years. As a team player in the Finance department, I am tasked with the duty of adequately providing effective, efficient and accurate financial, administrative and clerical services with activities not limited to the following:
Verifying the accuracy and approval of invoices and purchase orders before payments; Participating in budgeting and the planning processes; Participating in the preparation of audit files to facilitate both internal and external auditing; Preparing and reconciling NSSF schedules for field assistants under NSSF; Carrying out banking duties not limited to making cash deposits, cash withdraws, picking bank statements and other related tasks; Receiving cash, cheques, standing orders from clients; Receipting all cash received and provide the original receipts to the payers; Efficiently receipting all cheques that have been received on their due date and provide the original receipt to the payer; Efficiently and effectively manage and account for petty cash, keep a register of daily cash, daily cheques both current and post-dated; Stamping payment vouchers and all supporting documents as paid; Duly code financial documents and all receipts and file them in properly labeled files Issue cash according to pre-approved budgets and ensure proper accurate and timely accountability for the funds disbursed; Post transactions into QuickBooks including accounts reconciliation.
I believe that the above duties and responsibilities positively correlate with the ones specified in your Job descriptions. I am confident that with the above experiences obtained I will be able to execute any activity at your company to ensure that targets are met. At this stage in my career I am interested in expanding my professional horizons by seeking new challenges as I continue to pursue my CPA Certification. My incredibly thorough nature, coupled with my ability to make strong decisions, ensures that the activities are completed in an efficient and productive manner. Additionally, my sound time management skills allow me to successful multi task several activities at once. I have attached my resume for your review. I look forward to the chance to share my enthusiasm in person.