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,
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 
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
Deadline: 21st February, 2015
NB: Remuneration will be
based on candidate’s qualifications and experience.
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