No Experience USAID SOCY Project Accountant Job Opportunities – Action for Community Development (ACODEV)

Job Title:      Project Accountant
Organization: Action for
Community Development (ACODEV)
Funding Source: U.S. Agency
for International Development (USAID)
Project Name: Sustainable
Outcomes for Children and Youth in Central and Western Uganda
Duty Station: National
Office, Wakiso, Uganda
Reports to: Finance &
Administration Manager (FAM)
About US:
Action for Community Development (ACODEV) is a Non-Governmental
Organization that serves and empowers individuals, families and communities in
East and Southern African region through promotion of innovative solutions in
the areas of Human Rights, Health Promotions and Institutional Capacity
About USAID SOCY Project:
ACODEV will be implementing Sustainable Outcomes for Children and Youth
in Central and Western Uganda over the next five years. The Project will
improve the health, nutrition, education and psychosocial wellbeing of
vulnerable populations, as well as reduce abuse, exploitation and neglect to a
minimum of 625,000 children and 101,500 households in 17 districts in central
and western Uganda.  The program will
improve outcomes for vulnerable children and youth by strengthening the systems
that surround them; caregivers will have greater economic opportunities, which
will increase their resilience and make them less susceptible to shocks; local
government structures and CSOs will be strengthened to provide services
targeting the diverse needs of vulnerable children, and health and social
service agencies will strengthen their coordination and referral systems to
provide integrated care along the continuum of response. The Project is being
implemented by a consortium of partner consisting of CRS being the lead,
Futures Group, ACODEV, Palladium, ANPPCAN and TPO.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The incumbent is responsible for the general
accounting function including preparing journal entries
In charge of ensuring donor grants compliance
requirements, ensuring donor financial reports are timely and in compliance with
donor regulations,
Tasked with maintaining balance sheet schedules
and ledgers and account and bank reconciliations.
Providing support with monthly closings and
account analysis and supporting the Finance and Administration Manager in
carrying out the responsibilities of the Finance department.
Tasked with administering and monitoring the
financial system in order to ensure that ACODEV finances are maintained in an
accurate and timely manner;
The Project Accountant will be ensuring ACODEV’s
compliance to tax obligations

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the ACODEV USAID SOCY
Project Gender Specialist job placement should preferably have experience in
computerized accounting with proficiency in QuickBooks; San-systems; Agresso;
Working knowledgeable on Accounts payable and
accounts receivables
Proficient and knowledgeable in generally
accepted accounting principles and fund accounting;
Broad knowledge and understanding of relevant
NGO legislation, policies and procedures;
An understanding of the cultural and political
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to hand
deliver their filled application forms, download here, updated CVs,
academic and other certifications to the addresses below:
The Recruitment Manager,
ACODEV National Office,
Plot 98/99 Masoli Road, 600 m off Gayaza Road,
P.O. Box 22234 Kampala-Uganda
Or ACODEV Western Regional Office,
Plot 29 Bukonzo Road, Muyenga, next to Rwenzori the Gardens, Kasese
Deadline: 10th
November 2017 by 5:00 PM
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