European Union (EU) Concern Project Jobs – Accountant at Community Integrated Development Initiatives (CIDI)

Job Title:  Accountant
Organisation: Community
Integrated Development Initiatives (CIDI)
Funding Source: European
Union (EU) and Concern Worldwide
Duty Station:  Uganda
About CIDI:
Community Integrated Development
Initiatives (CIDI) is a National NGO that coordinates and implements several
projects in Uganda. CIDI works at the vanguard of community development
focusing on four thematic areas; water and sanitation promotion, sustainable
agriculture for food and incomes, health promotion, conflict prevention and
peace resolution. CIDI with branches across the country works amongst the poor
and vulnerable communities in both rural and urban areas to improve their
About Project:
With funding from EU and CONCERN
Worldwide will implement a three year project in which is aimed at imparting
vocational skills targeting both young men and women of Karamoja in both on
farm and off farm activities. The project will be implemented in three
districts of Moroto, Napak and Nakapiripit.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible
    for developing and maintaining good financial discipline in management and
    accountability of the project operations.
  • In
    charge of planning and producing budgets to the organization and advising
    CIDI management and on budget implications.
  • Ensure
    that all requisition procedures are followed and according to specified
    budget lines at all times and that all CIDI internal control systems are
    fully complied with.
  • Apply
    your computerized accounting knowledge to keep all project accounts and be
    able to retrieve reports any time they are demanded.
  • Ensure
    that all books of accounts are properly recorded and kept up to date and
    that all accountabilities and back up documents for expenditures of all
    monies are properly filed. All monies expended in the project must be
    fully accounted.
  • In
    charge of compiling and consolidating the financial reports of the project
    and be responsible for the project Audits as and when they happen.
  • Carry
    out periodic monitoring visits to the field and ensure value for money.
  • Ensure
    transparency and accountability in the use of program funds.
  • Keeping
    a register of all organizations assets in the branch.
  • Perform
    any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by CIDI authorized
    management for furtherance of organizational goal
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should hold a Degree in Business administration with accounting
    option, Bachelor of commerce accounting option.
  • A
    minimum of three to four years work experience in accounting
  • Professional
    accounting qualification i.e. ACCA at least level II
  • The
    applicant should demonstrate good financial management and accounting
  • Excellent
    organizational skills
  • Possess
    good working knowledge of modern computer applications, computerized
    accounting software and emails/internet skills.
How to Apply: 
All interested and suitably
qualified candidates should hand deliver to CIDI offices in Matanyi (Karamoja)
or Soroti Regional Field Office or Kampala Head office or email their
applications with detailed updated CV together with copies of academic
certificates, recent passport photograph, with at least 3 referees with
day-time telephone number/email addresses to:
Human Resource Manager
Community Integrated Development
Initiatives (CIDI)
P.O Box 692, Kampala, Uganda
Plot 2809 Tankhill Road Muyenga
TEL: 0414 510358
Please Email to:
Deadline: Friday 10th November 2014.

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