NGO Finance Jobs – Accounting Clerk at SIHA

Job Title:  Accounting Clerk
Organisation: Strategic
Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA)      
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Strategic Initiative for Women
in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) is a regional NGO established in 1995. SIHA works
on issues of women development across the Horn of Africa Sub region and is
governed by a Board of Directors from across the Greater Horn with interest in
the development of women and girls in the Greater Horn of Africa.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Send
    open emailed invoices daily and date stamp
  • Manage
    SIHA petty cash and prepare and review petty cash receipts and books
  • Maintaining
    and manage SIHA accounts under the supervision of SIHA head of finance and
    to follow the guidance of SIHA financial 
    policy
  • Regularly
    review invoices approved daily and scan into Capture system
  • Follow
    up on inaccurate invoices in a timely manner
  • Enters
    various data into appropriate database system to complete or update
    spreadsheet information
  • Responsible
    for the preparations of SIHA projects financial  statements and reports  for the SIHA head of finance and the
    regional director and SIHA  program team
  • Provide
    a regular analyses of the SIHA expenses and bank statements 
  • Maintains
    integrity of database accounting systems by regularly updating files,
    reports and spreadsheets. May include tenant, client, and vendor lists,
    purchase order account balances, time sheet data, billings or similar
    information
  • May
    prepare various spreadsheets, reports and data lists as assigned
  • May
    support others with account reconciliation functions
  • Quickly
    responds to tenant, vendor, and staff requests for account information
  • Performs
    other accounting clerical and administrative tasks which may include word
    processing, emails, preparing bank transactions, fund transfer checks,,
    handling the finance mail, etc
  • Assist
    on any additional projects assigned by Senior Accountant or Director
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should hold a four-year college degree in Accounting is required
    or an equivalent
  • A
    minimum of one year of basic accounting or bookkeeping experience is
    desired
  • He
    or she should have a minimum of three years’ experience in the field,
    preferably with an NGO. 
  • Working
    knowledge of accounting and finance rules and regulation and strong
    working knowledge of account payables, receivables, budgets, and
    expenditure control is essential.
  • Past
    experience with QUICKBOOKS or a similar accounting system is a plus.
  • Strong
    and proven professional integrity and work ethics is a must.
  • The
    ideal candidate must be computer literate, including knowledge of word
    processing (Word), mail merge, scheduling (Outlook), spreadsheets (Excel)
    and other data base applications
How to Apply: 
All candidates should
preferably send their applications via E-mail to: mayada@sihanet.organd copy jemimah@sihanet.org
Deadline: 21st February, 2015
NB: Remuneration will be
based on candidate’s qualifications and experience.
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