Senior Accounts Officer Non-profit Jobs – AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)

Job Title:     Senior Accounts Officer
Organisation: AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
About US:
Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is an international not for profit NGO, with its
Headquarters based in Los Angeles, California. Aids Health Care Foundation is
registered in Uganda as Aids Health Care Foundation – Uganda Cares (AHF-UC)
which is qoliaboration between the Uganda Ministry of Health and AIDS
Healthcare Foundation (U.S.A) to provide free HIV/AIDS services; including
antiretroviral therapy in resource constrained settings.
Uganda Cares to date operates in 15 districts including; Masaka, Kampala,
Rakai, Mpigi, Lyantonde, Soroti, Lwengo, Bukomansimbi, Kalungu, Kalangala,
Masindi, Amuria, Butambala, Gomba, Serere, Hoima and Tororo supporting 32
clinic sites country wide.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The Senior Accounts Officer will ensure
    compliance and adherence to AHF policies and procedures and Donor
  • Keen review invoices, payment Vouchers,
    cheques and all associated supporting documents with accurate account
  • Deposit and withdrawal of cash/cheques and ensure
    that all cash receipts, bank deposit slip agrees with the receipt record.
  • Ensure timely processing of staff/vendors
    invoices and proper documentation of all financial documents.
  • Update and maintain a cash advance register
    and ensure weekly submission of accountabilities and cash refund journals
    to the Accounting Firm.
  • In charge of the preparation and submission
    of monthly statutory obligation i.e. PAYE, NSSH withholding Tax etc.
  • Receive/Record and reconcile all
    accountabilities and cash refunds received from staff/partners.
  • Prepare and submit daily cash receipt reports
    for management review.
  • Prepare and submit cash receipt report on a
    weekly basis Regular Update of Accounting Software, review postings and
    prepare financial & management reports.
  • Carry out monthly reconciliation of Staff
    Advances and update management on the status of staff financial positions
    on a regular basis,
  • Keenly check the financial transactions for
    compliance to AHF policies and the respective project requirements.
  • Ensure accuracy of all financial documents,
    accurate coding and proper filing.
  • Mentor, train and Support finance and
    non-finance staff on AHF financial standards.
  • Coordinate and participate in annual external
    audit, follow up on all issues raised in the management letter.
  • Provide leadership and supervision to
    Accounts personnel as directed by the supervisor.
  • Ensure adequate segregation of duties as per
    AHF Global policy/Manual.
  • Maintain a professional customer care
    approach in interacting with colleagues and vendors
  • Perform any other duty as assigned by the
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the AIDS Healthcare
    Foundation (AHF) Senior Accounts Officer career opportunity should hold a University
    degree in Accounting/Business related and a full professional course
    either ACCA, CPA, CA
  • At least three years’ experience with an
    International NGO or developmental Agency in a similar capacity.
  • Excellent computer skills especially Excel
    spreadsheets and Ms Word.
  • Working knowledge of IFRSs and the
    procurement/supply chain process.
  • Experience and knowledge in usage of
    QuickBooks and Tally Accounting software required.
How to Apply: 
suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to address their email
applications including a cover letter and CV Only to: globalhr.africa@aidsheath.org
mentioning position applied for in the subject line. The email should not be
larger than 2 MB – any larger email will not be considered.
copy applications including telephone contact details should be sent to:
Resource Manager,
– Uganda Cares,
54B Kira Road, Kampala.
Deadline: Friday 12th February, 2015 by 5:00pm

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