GOAL International NGO Jobs – Accountant

Job Title:   Accountant
Organisation: GOAL International
Duty
Station:
  Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
Assistant Financial
Controller
About
GOAL:
GOAL is an international humanitarian
agency dedicated to alleviating the suffering of the poorest of the poor.  We are a non-denominational, non-governmental
and non-political organisation. GOAL Uganda country project focuses on two of
GOAL’s three strategic sectors: Health (including WASH and health
accountability programming); and Livelihoods. GOAL Uganda mainstreams HIV,
gender, child protection and the environment/DRR across all programming. GOAL
works on a district focused approach, and uses a mixture of direct
implementation and partnerships with local civil society organisations, private
sector partners and District Local Government to give effect to our mission.
Job
Summary:
The Accountant
will render financial support in the preparation of the monthly management
accounts and internal/ external financial reports for GOAL Uganda.  The incumbent will also be responsible for
performing a variety of tasks in support of the day to day running of the
finance department. These tasks mainly relate to processing of bank payments
and proper maintenance of financial documentation.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
In
charge of preparing bank payments as per approved payment requisitions,
ensuring all expenditure requisitions are checked to budget and sufficient,
appropriate supporting documentation is attached and approvals given
·        
Responsible
for updating of cashbooks in a timely and accurate manner
·        
Carrying
out monthly bank reconciliations
·        
In
charge of uploading cashbooks into Sage
·        
In
charge of preparing and posting month end journals after approval
·        
Responsible
for the preparation of monthly Budget Monitoring Reports
·        
Preparing
and sending donor reports
·        
Preparation
of weekly cash report across the GOAL Uganda programme
·        
Ensure
proper filing of supporting documents
·        
Provide
finance cover in the field offices whenever there is need;
·        
Provide
cover for production of payroll
·        
In
charge of updating the contract database on a monthly basis
·        
Compile
a monthly activity report for your supervisor
·        
Perform
any other duties as required by the Financial Controller.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree preferably with a
business / accounting / finance specialization.
·        
Part
Qualified Accountant CIMA, ACCA, CPA(U) or any other professional accountancy
qualification
·        
The
applicant must possess a minimum of two years’ experience working within a
Finance department
·        
Prior
experience of preparation of Donor Financial Reports is mandatory
·        
Prior
experience of preparation of monthly Management Accounts is a must
·        
Computer
literacy skills including proficiency in Microsoft Excel
·        
Working
knowledge of Sage
·        
Prior
working experience in an NGO is an added advantage
·        
Prior
experience of monitoring budgets is an added advantage
·        
Prior
experience of working with external auditors is also desired
·        
Excellent
communication skills desired
·        
Ability
to work well within a team
·        
Self-motivated,
organised and innovative
How
to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested
applicants should send their applications which must include at least 4
reference contacts (2 professional, 2 character references, including your
supervisor and the most recent/previous employer), and daytime contact number
to; The Human Resource Manager, GOAL Uganda via E-mail to:
AdminKampala@ug.goal.ie
NB: Please Do Not Attach
Certificates.
Deadline:
25th June 2015.
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