Senior Accountant NGO Jobs – THETA

Job Title:    Senior Accountant
Organization: THETA
Project Name: USAID BETTER
OUTCOMES PROJECT for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda.
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Finance and Administration
Manager
About US:
THETA Uganda Limited is a National Non-Governmental Organization
established in 1995. Our primary mission is to improve health of society
through strengthening collaboration between the traditional and biomedical
health care systems through advocacy, research, capacity development,
partnerships and service-linkages.
About USAID BETTER OUTCOMES
PROJECT:
THETA -Uganda in collaboration with World Education Inc. / Bantwana
(WEI/B) the financial support from USAID are implementing a BETTER OUTCOMES
PROJECT for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda. The purpose of
the project is to improve access to comprehensive services across the continuum
of HIV care and to help vulnerable children and care givers prevent and respond
to HIV, violence and other adversities that impact child wellbeing in Northern
Uganda, including the District of Lira, Dokolo, and Kole.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Ensure compliance with all financial
    systems established by THETA -Uganda (as stated in the financial policies
    and procedures manual).
  • Maintain the general ledger accounts by
    reconciling accounts receivables and control accounts, analysing and
    reconciling payable ledgers
  • Tasked with the preparation of project
    staff payroll and payment of staff salaries.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual
    financial reports in time to facilitate management decision.
  • Keenly monitor donor expenditures as per
    budget and produce regular budget vs actual reports.
  • Assist in co-ordination of the annual donor
    budgeting as per THETA laid down procedures and guidelines.
  • Work closely with the Programmes team to
    establish the financial resources available for programme implementation.
  • Prepare financial statements for external
    audit exercise.
  • Collaborate with and provide information
    to external auditors during audits.
  • Identify areas of weaknesses in the
    financial systems, and contribute to development of
  • Ensure that financial reports produced are
    accurate and within agreed timelines.
  • Preparing bank reconciliations of the
    BETTER OUTCOMES bank account
  • Handling the day today accounting
    transactions.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by
    the supervisor



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the USAID Senior
    Accountant job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business
    Administration with accounting or finance major from recognized
    institution or related field; a professional accounting profession such as
    CPA or ACCA is an added advantage
  • A minimum of six years’ experience in
    financial management in a reputable NGO with three years’ experience
    handling USAID funding.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a cover
letter, updated CV with referees from previous employers and day-time contacts,
copies of academic documents and certificates by email or hand deliver to,
Human Resource Officer, THETA-Uganda, P.O. Box 21175, Kampala, Plot 724/5
Mawanda Road- Kamwokya, Kampala. Uganda
Email to: theta@thetaug.org
or kanuma@thetaug.org. (Please indicate
job title as subject of the email.)
Deadline: 29th
September 2017 by 5:00pm

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