Accountant Job Careers – Plan International

Job Title:      Accountant
Organization: Plan
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Disaster Risk
About US:
Plan International was founded over 75 years ago and it 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 Accountant
will be tasked with provision of logistical support to the department. The
incumbent will also the efficient and effective administrative routines are
Key Duties and
Cash Management:
  • Keenly review petty cash replenishment
    vouchers and carry out surprise petty cash count on a regular basis as per
    Plan International Uganda’s financial guidelines
  • The jobholder will also review requisition
    forms and payment vouchers for accuracy and completeness in line with
    Plan’s policies
  • Update the excel cash book register at the
    beginning and close of each business day in line with Plan International
    Uganda’s finance guidelines.
  • Prepare and consolidate monthly cash
    forecasts and refresh for the PU in line with Plan International Uganda’s
    finance guidelines.
  • The incumbent will also prepare budget Vs
    actual reports and prepare cashbook & bank reconciliations and as per
    the guidelines
  • Update the advances register and maintain
    a file for accruals and prepayment reports in line with Plan’s policies
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliation as per
    the Plan International Uganda format
Advance Management:
  • Provide financial trainings to CMP groups
    and partners as and when required to do so
  • Keenly review advance accountability
    reports submitted by the partners
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Plan
    International Accountant job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree
    in Commerce or Business Administration majoring in Accounting
  • Professional qualification in accountancy
    (CPA, ACCA) at intermediate or affiliate level.
  • At least three years working experience as
    an Accountant in a busy organization and at a responsible supervisory
    level is essential.
  • Prior NGO experience is an added advantage
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:
Ag. Country Human Resources Manager,
Plan Uganda
Email to:
Deadline: 21st April
NB: Please consider your
application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 31st
July 2017
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