International NGO Jobs – Accountant Officer at Welthungerhilfe (WHH)

Organization:
Welthungerhilfe (WHH)
Project Name: RIAS –
Strengthen Resilience through Infrastructure, Agriculture and Skills
Funding Source: German
Government
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Welthungerhilfe (WHH), founded
in 1962, is today one of the biggest non-governmental aid and development
agencies in Germany. We campaign against worldwide hunger and for sustainable
food and nutrition security by promoting site-appropriate farming, establishing
access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene, improving healthcare and
education for people living in rural areas. Welthungerhilfe currently has four
areas of operation in Moroto, Lira, Adjumani, and Fort Portal.
About RIAS Project:
In anticipation of a grant from
the German Government, the organization will implement a long-term project
“RIAS – Strengthen Resilience through Infrastructure, Agriculture and Skills”
in Arua and Adjumani District possibly starting in March 2015.The project aims
to improve the livelihood of refugees and local host communities in the
settlement areas.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Oversee
    the project’s accounting and advise management accordingly
  • Prepare
    and manage all bank transactions
  • Update
    and maintain accounting related data and prepare vouchers for book-keeping
    and indicate their cost classification
  • Regularly
    verify correctness of vouchers and receipts including supporting documents
  • Prepare
    the monthly financial reports
  • Control
    financial transactions and overall situation and prepare monthly and
    annual budgets and tracking variances
  • Monitor
    the cash-flow situation and verify the correctness of the petty cash
    transactions
  • Provide
    necessary documents and reports for internal controlling
  • Prepare
    monthly payment sheets for staff (salaries)
  • Provide
    necessary documents for the project’s financial planning and maintain the
    office inventory list
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    candidate should hold a university degree in Accounting or Business
    Administration
  • Four
    or more years’ experience in finance management with an International NGO.
  • Computer
    proficiency in computer packages (Excel and Word) is a must.
  • Possess
    the ability to work independently and organized his/her work.
  • Working
    knowledge of accountancy software packages such as WINNPACCs is an
    advantage.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send a pdf document consisting of cover letter (1
page) and CV (max. three pages) to: co.uga.recruitment@welthungerhilfe.de
Please identify the position
for which you are applying in the subject line of your E-mail.
Deadline: Friday, 27th February 2015 by 4PM

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