Fresher Careers – Accountancy Manager at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

Organisation: Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)
Kampala, Uganda
Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an international
independent medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to
people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion
from health care.
The Accountancy Manager will be
responsible for ensuring the quality, reliability and transparency of accounts
of the organization in Uganda. He/she (hereafter referred to as he) is
responsible for the organizations accounting in general, including the
management of bank accounts, safes and cashboxes. He is also responsible for
controlling the field project accounts to assure that they adhere with MSF
accounting policies. He is the financial liaison between the field
administrators and the headquarters financial controller.
Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure that procedures
    governing money management are properly followed
  • Responsible for making
    capital coordination payments
  • Ensure that accounting
    procedures are followed
  • Ensure that the organization
    remains compliant to national legislation related to finances (taxes,
    customs, declarations, etc.)
  • Responsible for performing
    capital coordination accounting
  • Receive, control and
    consolidate field project accounting
  • Assure that procurement and
    archiving procedures are followed.
  • Receive, control and correct
    financial information coming from outside of the country
  • Perform monthly accounting
    closure for the organization
  • Be the country referent for
    the organization’s accounting software
  • Conduct training for the
    capital coordination and field project administration teams
  • Cooperate in the follow-up of
    budgets, cash flow and financial reporting
Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should
    preferably hold a University Degree in Accounting or Business management
  • A minimum of two or more
    years’ experience in financial management with an international
    non-governmental organization
  • Computer proficiency in Excel
    and Word.
  • Possess the ability to work
    independently and organize his work
  • Working knowledge of
    accountancy software
to Apply:
All interested applicants should submit their
written application letter (letter of motivation) with a detailed CV indicating
postal address, day phone contacts, photocopies of certified copies of academic
documents and working certificates and minimum of two referees to the following
physical address or email to:
The Finance and HR Coordinator, Medecins Sans
Frontieres – France 2329 Spear Road Kansanga Church Zone,  P. O. Box 2362 Kampala, Uganda.
13th February, 2015
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