Senior Accountant Non-profit Jobs – Mildmay Uganda

Job Title:        Senior Accountant
Organization: Mildmay Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Finance Manager
About US:
Mildmay Uganda is a faith- based local Non-Governmental Organisation
(NGO) offering Comprehensive HIV Care & treatment, Training, Research &
General Medical Services; also providing Health Systems Strengthening to scale
up comprehensive HIV/AIDS Services in 16 districts of Central Uganda.
Job Summary: The Senior Accountant
will support the Finance Manager in backstopping all financial processes and
ensuring financial reports are accurate and in compliance with all regulatory
Key Duties and
charge of checking all financial payments in accordance with financial and
other related policies before authorization for payment by the Finance
all Bank reconciliation statements and ensuring that all outstanding entries
are reconciled in timely manner
for reviewing all accounting entries for validity, accuracy and relevancy before
they are posted in the financial system for report generation
and submitting financial reports drafts for review by the Finance Manager and
ensuring all related schedules are prepared. This will include
preparation, analysis and commentary on all balance sheet & Income
statement account balances
charge of monitoring the Balance sheet items and ensuring timely action on all
assets and Liability accounts
the Finance Manager in the Treasury function by tracking the performance of all
bank accounts and associated interest earned. This will include tracking the
Investment in the Reserve account as per financial policy
the Finance Manager in red flagging all policy related issues airing from the
backstopping activities and generating policy amendment recommendations where
review the operations of the Cash office and ensure appropriate controls are in
place in the management of cash
other roles as shall be assigned by the Finance Manager from time to time as
part of the team principle in the department. This will include deputizing the
Finance Manager while away
Qualifications, Skills and
ideal candidate should hold a first Degree preferably B.Com (Accounting), BBA
(Accounting) plus full professional qualifications such as ACCA, CPA,
least five years, two of them in middle management positions in Accounting,
Finance or Auditing field
Broad knowledge
of Financial Reporting standards and other regulatory requirements
of donor financial accounting procedures (multi donor reporting)
in at least two accounting packages (including Navision)
The applicant must also be flexible, reliable,
and in sympathy with the Christian values of Mildmay Uganda
Evidence of a non-judgemental approach regarding
race, religion, culture, sexuality and lifestyle is critical.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
interest to The Human Resource Manager at Mildmay Uganda, Entebbe Road, Lweza,
Kampala, Uganda at clearly indicating in the subject of the
email, the position applied for or through P.O. Box 24985, Kampala. Certified
copies of academic transcripts, a full CV indicating current salary and other
benefits should be provided, and two professional referees (one of whom should
be a former employer).
Deadline: 11th
November 2016
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