USAID OVC Grant Jobs – Accountant at WEI

Job Title:   Accountant
Organisation: WEI/Bantwana
Project Name: USAID’s Better Outcomes for Children and
Youth Project
Funding Source: PEPFAR/USAID
Duty Station: 
Jinja, Uganda
About WEI:
WEI/Bantwana Initiative is a
Non-Governmental Organization that helps families and children orphaned and
made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS to access the comprehensive support and care they
need to grow into healthy adults.
About USAID Project:
The Bantwana Initiative of World
Education is implementing the USAID’s Better Outcomes for Children and Youth in
Eastern and Northern Uganda program—a $24.5 million program with a large sub
grant component. The Program is being implemented across 13 districts in
Eastern and Northern Uganda. Better Outcomes works with families, communities,
Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Local Government and the private sector to
address the long-term, comprehensive needs of vulnerable children and families
through improved OVC service delivery.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The
Accountant will manage accounting transactions on a daily basis and provide
administrative support to staff
·        
In
charge of reconciling donor funds, advance accounts, and bank accounts and
prepare and track donor budgets
·        
Also,
responsible for the preparation of all aspects of payroll
·        
Send
monthly accounts to the Boston Head Office including updated QuickBooks
Database and supporting documentation
·        
In
charge of the submission of monthly budget and cash requests to Boston Head
Office
·        
Work
closely with procurement team for all approvals and purchasing of equipment and
supplies
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate for the USAID OVC Project career placement should hold a
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent
·        
Five
or more years’ experience in an accounting office
·        
Working
knowledge and experience with QuickBooks
·        
Detail-oriented,
ability to multi-task and work well under pressure
·        
Excellent
analytical and inter-personal skills
·        
Possess
the ability to prioritize, meets deadlines and work on multiple tasks
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates who wish to join the USAID Project are encouraged to Apply via
E-mail only be sending an updated CV and cover letter to: weijobs2015@gmail.com
NB:
Please clearly include name and title of the position you are applying for in
the subject line of the email.
Deadline: 15th May, 2015

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