British Council EU Project Career Jobs – Part-time Accountant

Job Title:  Part-time Accountant
Organisation: British Council
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Funding Source: European Union(EU)
About BC:
The British Council is the UK’s
international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural
relations. We create international opportunities for the people of the UK and
other countries and build trust between them worldwide. British Council Uganda
is based in Kampala and offers a full range of programmes including
examinations, project management on behalf of other donors, and its own grant
funded projects. British Council has operated in Uganda since 1952 and its aim
is to build cultural and educational relations between Uganda and the UK.   
About EU Project:
The British Council received
funding from the EU for a twenty four month project that will be supporting the
Promotion of Women’s Rights.
Job Summary: The British Council Part-time Accountant will ensure  accurate
management of the project’s financial accounts in compliance with applicable
rules by the European Union and procedures for both the British Council and
ACFODE the project implementing partners.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The Accountant will be responsible for the following tasks
and activities:
  • Prepare and present the project’s annual accounts and
    financial statements – both provisional and final – in line with the
    European Union grant financial regulations;
  • Manage accountability submission by local partner-
    ACFODE, to ensure accuracy and proper documentation 
  • Send monthly updates on budget implementation and
    monthly budget vs actual reports with detailed commentary;
  • Prepare monthly reconciliation of British Council’s
    expenditure on PWR based on SAP reports;
  • Offer technical advice on the interpretation and
    implementation the European Union financial guidelines and procedures;
  • Actively participate in the development of financial
    procedures and model documents, including check lists, for all of the
    essential financial activities;
  • Preparation and support for the project audit;
  • Ensure proper procurement procedures are complied
    with for all purchases;
  • File and archive documents connected to the
    accounting function.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The British Council Part-time Accountant should hold a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related area
  • At least three years of proven work experience in
  • Past experience managing EU funded projects is an
    added advantage
  • Excellent
    command of both spoken and written, of English;
  • Specialist accounting knowledge;
  • Good presentation skills;
  • Working knowledge of financial systems
  • Notable organisational and administrative skills,
    including the ability to manage priorities;
  • Possess the ability to work in a proactive and
    autonomous way.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates should visit the web link below and create a profile on the NFT
Consult website by entering their e-mail addresses. Please visit web link below
and click Apply now if convinced you have the job requirements. The
applications/CVs should be prepared in English and submitted in either MS Word
or PDF format will be considered.
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