Somero Project Accountant Jobs in Uganda

Somero Project Accountant Jobs in Uganda


Job Summary

  • The applicant shall maintain high standards of financial management and reporting for the Joining Forces project implemented in both Busia and Bugiri districts.

  • The applicant shall ensure the Accountancy Function delivers on the agreed objectives as per the annual approved Work plan. .

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Accounting and Finance

    ● Ensuring prompt and accurate accounting for all project income and expenditure using Quick books or Excel templates provided by the donor and carrying out monthly reconciliations.

    ● Maintaining full, accurate and detailed hard copy records at the field site for each and every project transaction on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis for donor verification.

    ● Ensuring enough cash available for smooth implementation of the projects by preparing and submitting monthly cash forecasts to the Somero Kampala office.

    ● Ensuring all project procurement is carried out in adherence to Somero Uganda’s procurement procedures.

    Reporting of financial performance

    ● Collating and submitting all transaction accountabilities and reports on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis to the donor for physical verification

    ● Working with the Finance and Administration manager (based in Kampala) to ensure that all donor reporting requirements are met.

    ● Advising the Program Officer on relevant budgetary control measures to address any
    identified weakness in policy and or practice.

    ● Undertaking any other duties as reasonably requested by the program Officer.

    Qualifications and Experience:

    ▪ The ideal candidate should hold an Accounting degree or its equivalent.

    ▪ Minimum of 3 years of general accounting experience with management experience desirable

    ▪ 2 years’ experience in nonprofit sector desirable

    ▪ Should at least have one professional accounting package

    How to Apply

  • Please submit a detailed CV and your letter of motivation stating your expected renumeration, email, telephone contacts, name and full contact details of three referees to

  • somerorecruit@gmail.com .

  • Please write “TDH-Joining Forces; Project Accountant” or “TDHJoining Forces; Project Officer-(Duty station)” respectively depending on the position you are applying for.

  • Application deadline: 16/07/20 by 5:00PM. Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to.

    N.B: Somero Uganda is an equal opportunities


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