Windle International Accountant Jobs in Uganda

Windle International Accountant Jobs in Uganda

Purpose and Scope of the Job:

  • The Accountant will support the department through the collection, processing, recording,
    reconciliation, analyzing and reporting of financial data, verifying the validity completeness and accuracy of the source documentation.

  • The Accountant is responsible for ensuring all payments to both service providers and
    staffs are processed timely and with the required source documents movement of cash at the head office. S/he will be expected to maintain complete and proper records of revenue, expenditure, assets and liabilities and ensures the accuracy and integrity of financial information.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly financial reports for submission to Supervisor and authorized Officers within the set deadlines

  • Maintain and file financial records and regularly post accounts data into Quick Books

  • Update accounting records as and when transactions take place, and ensure that proper
    documentation is filed for each transaction

  • Work with Project Staff during budgeting, Planning and Budget reviews/ realignments

  • Conduct cash counts on a regular basis

  • Provide feedback on budget verses actual expenses; monitor budget lines and advise key staff on status

  • Make accurate journal entries in the available Accounting System

  • Support the Accounts Assistants to maintain accurate books of accounts and database

  • Conduct periodic planned Field trips for support supervision of related projects with the authorization of the Executive Director and the Finance Manager

  • Assist in monthly reconciliations

  • Other related job tasks as assigned/ delegated by supervisors

    Qualifications and Experience

  • An Advanced Degree in Accounting
    or a related field is required; ACCA/CPA level 2 &
    above is highly desired

  • Minimum of 2 years of progressive related professional experience with reputable
    organization or Government Agency; Related experience in NGO or INGO Finance and
    Accounts Department is desired

  • Strong track record of leadership and proven ability to produce demonstrable results;

  • Extensive network within the development community;

  • Field experience and willingness to travel to Field Locations for duty is a strong asset.

  • Fluency in English with excellent communication (written and oral) skills is required.

    Other Desirable skills and Competencies:

  • Keen analytical skills

  • Excellent organization and coordination skills

  • Proficiency in use of Quick Books Accounting Software is necessary

  • Ability to work under pressure and to work with multiple conflicting priorities

  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power Point Offices, etc.

  • Must be result- oriented

  • Working experience in the civil society sector;

  • Excellent organization and coordination skills;

  • Excellent negotiation skills;

  • Verbal and written communication skills

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Windle International Accountant Jobs in Uganda

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