AMICAALL Accountant Jobs in Kampala Uganda

AMICAALL Accountant Jobs in Kampala Uganda


Background

The Alliance of Mayors and Municipal Leaders’ Initiative for Community Action on Health and HIV at the
Local Level (AMICAALL) is a continental Association of Urban Local Authorities, Mayors and other Urban
Leaders committed to support sustainable solutions to local urban health challenges.

Under the auspices of UNAIDS and UNDP, the urban leaders signed the “Abidjan Declaration of Commitment” forming
AMICAALL Africa during the International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases in
Africa (ICASA) in 1997 in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.

The Africa regional office was established in Windhoek,
Namibia to build capacity and coordinate/facilitate formation of AMICAALL Country Chapters across the
continent.

Job Summary

The purpose of the position is to manage the finances of the Governance project. The Accountant works
closely with the Finance Manager in compiling project financial reports income and expenditure, balance
sheets, cash flow statements, project reports as part of the cash management activity of the donors’
grant agreements.

The Accountant also assists in preparing for project audits.

Specific Responsibilities

Under the guidance of the Finance Manager, s/he will be required to:

  • Prepare receipts and expenditure Statements and Summary Schedules for the inclusion in the
    periodic reporting to the Donors and the annual audit of the Secretariat
  • Assist in periodic review of operating project budgets to analyze trends affecting budget needs and consult with the Programme Manager to ensure adjustments are made in accordance with
    Programme changes so as to facilitate long-term planning
  • Supervise the clearing of advances in accounts receivables portfolio and the staff advances
    register
  • Check and certify travel advances requisitions prepared by the Project Officers; submit to the
    Finance Manager for approval
  • Check and certify the accuracy of bank statements related to the project within the assigned
    portfolio
  • Dialogue with other staff to ensure that there is clarity and agreement on project financial
    management
  • Prepare updates for Finance Manager on activities and the related financial consequences
    within the context of the Governance Project
  • Develop and Manage a register that accounts for all assets acquired by the resources of the
    donor
  • Provide timely, accurate and regular financial project reports to Finance Manager for review.
  • Assist in
    maintaining an on-going and mutually supportive relationship with donor agency staff
    to facilitate quality project management and to anticipate and avoid potential bottlenecks
  • Prepare prompt payments of project expenses, including registration, Insurance (vehicles,
    workers compensation, utilities, security, NSSF, PAYE, Staff salaries, Contractors, suppliers, and
    ensuring all payments are adequately supported, computations on the supporting vouchers are
    correct, spending is within budget and is correctly approved by budget holder.
  • Perform any other duties in line with the job function and as assigned by the Finance Manager.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate MUST hold a Bachelors’ degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
    majoring in Accounting.
  • S/he should also be partly qualified or have completed a professional
    accounting qualification like ACCA, CPA (U).
  • Any other relevant trainings will be an added advantage.
  • The applicant should have 5 years of relevant experience in grants and Finance management, managing
    donor funds, working with a Non-Government entity.
  • S/he should have demonstrated experience and skill with financial reports preparation and presentation and proven ability to translate technical
    financial data into informative reports. Should have advanced computer skills in MS Office programs,
    particularly Excel and accounting packages such as QuickBooks.
  • The applicant should have the ability to
    work with minimal supervision, have excellent writing, communication and people management skills

    How to Apply:
  • If interested in the aforementioned job opportunity, please apply in confidence to the Country Director giving contact details of three professional referees by sending an application, resume in hard copy to;
    The Country Director, AMICAALL-Uganda
    Plot 1658, Clovis Road, Kazinga Zone, Kiwatule
    P.O. Box 26323 Kampala, Uganda.

  • Email: procurement@amicaalluganda.org cc: amicaall@amicaalluganda.org
  • Deadline: 24th May 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; AMICAALL Accountant Jobs in Kampala Uganda

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