Accounts Officer NGO REACH Project Jobs – International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC)

Job Title:  Accounts Officer
Organisation: International
Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC)
Project Name: Resilient
Efficient Agribusiness Chains (REACH) project
Funding Source: Embassy of
the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Reports to: Finance Manager
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About IFDC:
The International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) is a public
international organization (PIO) governed by an international board of
directors with representation from developed and developing nations. The
non-profit center focuses on increasing and sustaining food and agricultural
productivity in developing countries through the development and transfer of
effective and environmentally sound crop nutrient technology and agribusiness
expertise.
About REACH Project:
The International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) has submitted a
proposal for the REACH (Resilient Efficient Agribusiness Chains) project to the
Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Kampala, Uganda. The project will
improve market engagement for 40,000 market oriented farmers, strengthen
household resilience and increase availability of agricultural support services
for farmers and businesses in the rice and potato value chains in consideration
of their strategic importance to the Government of Uganda and EKN.
Job Summary: The Accounts
Officer will provide financial and administrative management support for the
Project. The incumbent will mainly be responsible for supporting the finance
manager to ensure that funds are spent compliantly and reasonable within the
limits of pre-agreed budgets.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Make sure that all project financial data
    is kept up-date and that interested parties get accurate and timely
    feedbacks/reports
  • Provide accurate coding at transaction
    level to ensure that expenditure monitoring is accurate and data is
    captured in the right cost and sub-cost centers
  • Support the Finance Manager in preparing
    draft financial reports to be reviewed internally, before submission to
    HQ/donors.
  • Maintains files, including filing of
    general ledger journal vouchers, accounts payable documentation, and other
    miscellaneous filings
  • Maintains regular contact with other
    departments to obtain and convey financial information and/or to correct
    transactions
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the International
    Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) Accounts Officer job opportunity
    should be a certified Public Accountant 1 section 3, or equivalent;  Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
    including Accounting, Commerce or Financial Management
  • A minimum of three years’ working
    experience in a similar position with an international organization
  • Highly motivated, energetic, independent
    self-starter with strong communication skills
  • Demonstrate strong proficiency in
    accounting software packages
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem solving,
    time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, deliver
    quality results and meet deadlines
  • Honesty and integrity  
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join
International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) should Apply Online by
clicking on the link below. Follow the instructions on how to create resume and
Apply.
Deadline: 3rd October,
2016

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