European Union (EU) Project Jobs – Accountant at Cheshire Services

Job Title:   Accountant
Organisation: Cheshire
Services Uganda
Funding Source: European
Union (EU)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Finance and
Administration Manager
About US:
Cheshire Services Uganda is a
nongovernmental organization working the field of disability and development.
CSU works with and for Persons with Disabilities through four thematic
programme areas of Livelihoods, Inclusive Education, Advocacy and campaign,
health and rehabilitation. CSU in collaboration with Leonard Cheshire Disability
has received funding from the European Union to implement a three year
livelihoods project for Persons with Disabilities in Adjuman and Moyo
Job Summary:  The EU Project Accountant will maintain the
LRC financial accounts in an effective and efficient manner, documentation of
all the project records including financial and budget updates and maintain the
financial systems as prescribed by the CSU and donor financial guidelines.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible
    for keeping financial records for LRC related for the LRC related
  • Responsible
    for petty cash
  • In
    charge of preparing financial reports on a monthly basis for review by the
    Finance and Administration Manager
  • Make
    timely payments and expenditure accountabilities for submission to the
    Finance and Administration Manager
  • Offer
    administrative support to LRC personnel which may include procurement of
    supplies, equipment and materials for specified activities
  • Responsible
    for supporting the development of project budgets
  • Compile
    reports, photocopying documents, preparation of venues and materials for
    presentations, meetings and workshops
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should hold a degree in Finance, Accounting, Commerce, Business
    Administration or its equivalent. Possession of professional qualification
    in Accounting (ACCA or CPA Level 3) is an added advantage
  • At
    least two to three years’ post-qualification experience in accounting and
    finance in donor funded programmes
  • Working
    knowledge in accounting packages is a must
  • Proven
    track record in accounting and financial management
  • Ability
    to develop budgets, forecasts and financial reports
How to Apply: 
All qualified candidates are
encouraged to send their applications, updated CVs and supporting documents to
the address below. Please indicate the position you are applying for on the
envelope. Note that no email applications will be considered.
The Chairperson
Cheshire Services Uganda
Plot 935 Old Kira Road Bukoto
near Kadic Hospital or opposite MTN Stage
P.O. Box 70012 Clock Tower
Kampala. Uganda.
Deadline: 27th February, 2015
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