Project Accountant Non-profit Jobs – Plan International

Job Title:     Project Accountant
Organization: Plan International
Project Name: BMZ Maternal and Early Childhood Survival Project
Duty Station:  Lira, Uganda
Reports to: Programme Area Finance Manager
About US:
International is an international non-profit and the largest child centered
development organizations in the world. It was founded 75 years ago and working
in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote
child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty. Plan’s vision is of
a world in which all children realize their full potential in societies that
respect people’s rights and dignity. Plan International is independent, with no
religious, political or governmental affiliations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Budget Utilisation:
  • The incumbent will develop monthly tracking
    tool to facilitate tracking of BMZ compliance in respect to budget
  • Develop an expenditure review analysis
    summary report highlighting the suggested recommendations based on identified
  • The incumbent will reconcile the finance and
    grants modules and ensure that all Project Outlines are linked to the
2. Financial Reporting:
  • Carry out 100% expenditure verification of
    Plan activities and reconcile with the respective reports;
  • On a monthly basis, record all plan
    transactions that are above 5,000 euros to inform interim and annual
    reporting to GNO;
  • Prepare and submit quarterly financial
    reports with budget vs actual analysis;
  • Scan all invoices and payment vouchers for
    each reporting period;
  • Develop asset schedule for purchases of above
    5,000 euros to inform financial reporting;
  • Prepare payment vouchers.
3. Compliance Management:
Develop a customised compliance tool kit with all key compliance issues
regarding the BMZ Project.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Plan
    International Project Accountant vacancy should hold a Degree in Finance
    and Accounting, or Business Administration, or Accounting or other related
  • Professional Accounting certifications i.e. Level
    II CPA or CPA
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in Finance
    and accounting position with INGO.
  • Excellent accounting skills
  • Working knowledge of computer accounting
    packages, such as; Pastel, Quickbooks, SAGE & SAP
  • Excellent knowledge on financial reporting
  • Keen attention to detail and dead-line
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Good team player
  • Communicates effectively, orally and in
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates should send their
electronic copies (of not more than 2MB) of letters of application, together
with a CV. Contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant certificates, names
and contact details of three references plus salary history should be included
and sent to: The Country Human Resources Manager, Plan Uganda via Email to:, indicating the job position in the
subject line.
Deadline: 5th February, 2016
NB: Qualified female candidates are encouraged to
apply. Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please consider your
application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by
31st March, 2016.
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