Accountant USAID RHITES-EC Project Jobs – Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU)

Job Title:      Accountant
Organization: Communication
for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU)
Project Name: USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) Project
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Finance &
Administration Manager
About US:
Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU) is a
non-governmental organization that implements Development Communication
programs aimed at influencing positive behavior change for the social
development of men, women and children in Uganda and the entire East African
Region.
About USAID RHITES-EC Project:
Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU) is a consortium
partner in implementing the USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Health
Services in East Central Uganda Project (USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) whose aim is
to support the implementation of a comprehensive integrated investment in regional
health, nutritional assistance and HIV/AIDS programs. The five-year project
targets 11 districts in East Central Uganda with an estimated total population
of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of quality health,
nutrition, HIV / AIDS and child development services.
Job Summary: The Accountant
will provide financial support to program activities including monitoring,
reporting and enforcement of financial policies, procedures and internal
controls.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
The incumbent will manage the accounting system
for the CDFU/USAID RHITES E-C Activity
·        
Prepare monthly budgets and cash flows, monitor
receipts, payments, banking and withdrawals
·        
Carry out timely bank reconciliations and
analysis & prepare timely financial reports
·        
Orient new technical staff on financial
procedures/guidelines.
·        
Ensure statutory requirements like NSSF, PAYE
are properly calculated and submitted to relevant authorities on time
·        
Prepare staff salaries and other allowances on
monthly basis or as appropriate



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The ideal candidate for the USAID Project Accountant
job opportunity should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce,
Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting Option or Finance) or equivalent
from a recognized institution, must have ACCA Professional qualification; CPA
and other Post graduate qualifications will be an added advantage.
·        
A minimum of five years’ experience in the field
of accounting preferably in NGOs, good interpersonal skills, integrity and
strong communication skills.
·        
Computer literacy i.e. knowledge of Microsoft
Word, Excel, and PowerPoint & Quick Books.
·        
Extensive knowledge of USAID policies/
procedures is an added advantage.
·        
Ability to speak and understand Lusoga or Luganda
local languages will be an added advantage.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver
their applications, certificate of good conduct, CV, Copies of academic
certificates, contact information for three professional references and daytime
telephone contact addressed to:
The Human Resource Officer,
Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU),
P. O. Box 8734, Plot 105, Kiira Road,
Kamwokya, Kampala. Uganda.
Deadline: 31st
October 2017 by 5:00 pm
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