Fresher Assistant Accountant NGO Jobs – Plan International

Job Title:      Assistant Accountant  
Organization: Plan
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Programme Unit
Finance Manager
About US:
Plan International was founded over 75 years ago and is one of the
oldest and largest children’s development organizations (non-profit / INGOs) in
the world. We work 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 is independent,
with no religious, political or governmental affiliations.
Job Summary: The Assistant
Accountant will be responsible for providing timely and reliable information,
maintain accurate records of financial transactions through establishing
accounts and posting transactions in the accounting system for the Programme
Key Duties and
1. Cash Disbursement:
Reconcile the receipt record with cash receipts
and the bank deposit slip 
The jobholder processes invoices in SAP
Prepares payments on the business on-line system
Prepares cheques to accompany the corresponding
payment – Vouchers
Stamps payment vouchers and all supporting
documents as ’paid’ as per the operation manual.
Capture all transactions into the SAP as per
Plan International’s procedures
Execute mobile money payments
2. Record Management:
Maintain payment Voucher files in numerical
Proper custody of the embossing machine and paid
3. Reporting:
Prepare monthly bank reconciliation
Prepare and submit the monthly mobile money
reconciliation report
4.  CPP Responsibilities:
Adhere to the Child Protection Policy (CPP),
Code of Conduct and reporting any child protection issues.
Responsible for the implementation of the CPP
standards as they apply to area of responsibility, development of actions to
address identified gaps and monitoring their effectiveness
5. Sponsorship Commitments Responsibilities: Understands the
sponsorship commitments and support Plan International Uganda team at all times
to work with them and meet the commitment to Sponsored Children and sponsors
Dealing with Problems: Having to make payment for a Project
Outline and later finding that it is not yet linked to the grant in SAP
Qualifications, Skills and
applicant for the Plan International Assistant Accountant job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
(Hons) degree in Finance and Accounting, Commerce, Business Administration with
accounting major
Part professional qualification in accountancy
e.g. CPA or ACCA,
At least two years working experience as an
Assistant Accountant in a busy and reputable organisation
Computer literate with ability to work with
Knowledge of an accounting software package such
as SAP, SUN, Tally, Sage desirable
Previous experience working with an NGO will be
an added advantage
Interest in addressing children, family and
community development issues
High level of integrity and accuracy
Committed to meeting deadlines
Good team player
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their letters of
application, together with updated CVs, contact telephone numbers, copies of
relevant certificates, names and contact details of three references plus
salary history and send to:
The Ag. Country Human Resources Manager,
Plan Uganda
Email to:
NB: Only short-listed
applicants will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful in
case you do not hear from us by 30th November 2016.
Deadline: 12th September,

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