NGO Jobs – Program Accountant at AMREF

Job Title:   Program Accountant
Organisation: AMREF
Health Africa
Duty Station: Kampala,
About AMREF:
AMREF Health Africa is
an international African organization founded in Kenya in 1957. Our
Headquarters are in Nairobi with major programmes in Ethiopia, Kenya, South
Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, and two regional hubs in Southern and Western
Africa based in South Africa and Senegal Respectively. Working with and through
African communities, health systems and governments, Amref Health Africa aims
to close the gap that prevents people from accessing their basic right to
health. Amref Health Africa is committed to improving the health of people in
Africa by partnering with and empowering communities. Our Vision is Lasting
Health Change in Africa.
Job Summary: The Program
Accountant will be responsible for the provision of accounting management
support, design and monitor the implementation of Financial Systems ensuring
compliance to designated projects in line with Amref Health Africa, Financial
Policies, Procedures and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Program Accountant should preferably hold a good University degree in
    Bachelor of Commerce/ Business Administration/Science and Accounting, with
    a major in Accounting/Finance and or a full professional qualification in
    A.C.C.A, CPA or CIMA or equivalent. Possession of an MBA is an added
  • At
    least three years’ post qualification experience.
  • Computer
    literacy i.e. working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SUN
    Accounting and Access is required.
  • Proven
    knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Internal Control
  • Excellent
    written and Oral Communication skills are essential, and the incumbent
    must be a team builder, who is able to work successfully in a
    multicultural environment.
  • A
    high level of integrity is required.
How to Apply: 
All candidates are encouraged
to send an updated CV including three professional referees and cover letter
addressed to the Human Resources Manager, Amref Health Africa in Uganda via
E-mail to: Emails should not exceed 2MB.
Deadline: Friday, 21st November, 2014

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