AMICAALL Accountant Jobs in Kampala Uganda
AMICAALL Accountant Jobs in Kampala UgandaBackground
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
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’
The Accountant also assists in preparing for project audits.
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
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
Dialogue with other staff to ensure that there is clarity and agreement on project financial
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
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: email@example.com cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: 24th May 2019
For more information and job application details, see; AMICAALL Accountant Jobs in Kampala Uganda
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