Ayuda en Accion National Office Accountant Jobs in Uganda

Ayuda en Accion National Office Accountant Jobs in Uganda

Job Description

Objectives of the Position

  • Ayuda en Acción is recruiting experienced candidates to support the Administration and Finance Department, being responsible for the accountancy of the Ugandan National Programme while ensuring compliance to the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and standards (IFRS); ensuring the good management and use of the financial, human, material and technological resources available, complying to the applicable regulations; supporting other operational areas of the organization, partners, communities, public institutions and other relevant actors to achieve the organization's objectives.


  • Post daily financial transactions (cash and banks) in the accounting system ensuring their compliance with IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standard) and the Spanish general accounting plan;

  • Maintain and update archives of all administrative documentation in hard & soft copies;

  • Follow-up accountabilities on all funds disbursed to staff to ensure timely liquidation of advance funds;

  • Petty cash payments management and monthly cash reconciliation;

  • Timely Prepare payments to suppliers and submit them for approval;

  • Assure compliance with legal, accounting and tax local regulations;

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial & accounting reports in accordance with the established guidelines and deadlines;

  • Monitor the financial execution in order to identify and correct budgetary deviations in a timely manner for an effective contribution to the Ayuda en Acción objectives;

  • Management and control of the cash positions ensuring adequate liquidity levels at all times for Ayuda en Acción project’s implementation and perform monthly bank reconciliations;

  • Ensure compliance with Tax obligations: prepare URA, local taxes & NSSF forms and payments;

  • Support in the management of the human resources area: timely preparation of accurate payrolls, maintain and update personnel information records, etc;

  • Support procurement procedures and assure inventory control, in accordance with
    the internal regulations established by the organization and donors;

  • Follow up on external/internal audits, accounting and projects’ execution processes;

  • Monitor and perform comprehensive evaluations within of the control of the accounting, tax and financial management, developing and guaranteeing the sustainability of the processes carried out;

  • Enhance the implementation of best practices and internal control mechanisms in the resources management;

  • Perform any other duties as may be requested or assigned by the National Administrator.

    Job Offer Conditions

  • Immediate incorporation;

  • Full-time job;

  • Work Center: based in Kampala;

  • Remuneration in accordance with the Ayuda en Acción remuneration policy.


    Skills and Experience

  • University studies in Finance/Accounting or related. Valued: Chartered Accountant

  • Minimum of 05 years of experience in a comparable position, preferably in an INGO setting;

  • High skills in office software (Excel, Power Point, Word, etc.);

  • High skills in financial ERP (knowledge of SAP ERP will be a plus);

  • Excellent communication skills in English (spoken and written);

  • Availability to travel within the field programme area;

  • Proficiency in labour, accountancy and tax legislation in force.

    Qualities and Key Skills

  • Teamwork;

  • Problem solving and innovation;

  • Communication;

  • Results orientation;

  • Initiative;

  • Pro Active, fast learner, cooperative and organized behavior.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Ayuda en Accion National Office Accountant Jobs in Uganda

    Find jobs in Uganda. Jobs - Uganda jobs. Search our career portal & find the latest Ugandan job positions, career opportunities & jobs in Uganda.

    Jobs in Uganda - banking jobs, IT jobs, accounting jobs, NGO jobs, business administration, ICT, UN jobs, procurement jobs, education jobs, hospital jobs, human resources jobs, engineering, teaching jobs, and other careers in Uganda.

    Find your dream job from 1000s of vacancies in Uganda posted and updated daily - click here!

  • Click here to post comments

    Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Job Vacancies in Africa.

    Scholarship 2020/21

    Undergraduate Scholarships 2020/2021
    Masters Scholarships,
    PhD Scholarships,
    International Scholarships.