Finance Jobs – Accountant at THETA




Job Title:   Accountant   
Organization: THETA
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports
to:
Finance and
Administration Manager (FAM)
About US:
THETA Uganda Limited is a National
Non-Governmental Organization established in 1995. Our primary mission is to
improve health of society through strengthening collaboration between the
traditional and biomedical health care systems through advocacy, research,
capacity development, partnerships and service-linkages.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Financial Controls:
·        
Regularly
review, evaluate and develop the internal financial systems to maintain the
full financial integrity of THETA.
·        
Ensure
compliance and adherence with all financial systems established by THETA
financial policies and procedures.
·        
Support
the FAM to develop, and maintain the THETA financial policies and procedures
2. Financial Reporting:
·        
Compile
and send monthly, quarterly and annual management accounts in time to
facilitate management decision.
·        
Make
sure that integrity is maintained over the postings
·        
Actively
monitor and produce financial reports and other financial information as will
be needed from time to time
·        
Ensure
timely reconciliation of all bank and control accounts
3. Budgeting & forecasting: Co-ordinates the annual budgeting as per
laid down procedures and guidelines agreed with Broad Of Trustees (BOT) and
Donors and in accordance with the strategic direction of THETA
4. Funding Sources:
·        
Work
in liaison with the Fundraising team to establish the financial resources
available for program implementation and create annual cash budgets to enable
timely and cost effective facilitation of operation.
·        
Monitor
income realizations against set targets and ensure that manageable funding gaps
within available resources are bridged.
5. Audit:
·        
Prepare
financial statements for external audit exercise
·        
Collaborate
with and provide information to external auditors during statutory audits
·        
Responsible
for the development of a systematic and effective internal audit program
covering all of THETA’s operations
·        
Identify
areas of weaknesses in the financial systems, and contribute to development of
Terms of Reference for internal audit investigations
·        
Ensure
that reports are produced to an agreed timetable and to follow up as required
with the appropriate managers
·        
Respond
consistently and timely to Audit queries
·        
Adapt
and implement audit recommendations especially in regard to systems
strengthening
6. Support to Departments: Assist the Heads of departments in
developing and maintaining good and acceptable financial discipline, management
and accountability.
7. Monitoring and Evaluation:
·        
Routinely
review finances department for emergent trends and advise on possible solution
to problems.
·        
Manage
the integration of the financial systems such that the composition of reports
and feedback on performance from finance & audit are used as basis for
learning and systems improvement.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
applicant should preferably hold a B.com (Accounting) / BBA (accounting option)
or any other related qualification
·        
Part
or fully qualified accountant, not less that CPA ACCA level 2
·        
At
least four years’ experience a busy organization preferably NGO, Good
accounting knowledge
·        
Excellent
interpersonal skills
·        
Highly
computer literate and proficient with the use of accounting packages especially
Pastel.
·        
Strong
skills in planning, organizing and problem solving and a result driven
attitude.
·        
A
person with integrity and strong interpersonal.
·        
Past
experience with US Government funded programs is an added advantage but not a
requirement
How
to Apply: 
All candidates are encouraged to send
their applications via e-mail to: theta@thetaug.org.
NB: Only successful candidates
will be contacted.
Deadline:
21st May, 2015
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