Fresher Accountant NGO Jobs – Malteser International

Job Title:      Accountant
Organization: Malteser
Duty Station: Uganda
About Us:
Malteser International, the worldwide relief agency of the Order of
Malta for humanitarian aid, works in more than 20 countries in Africa, Asia and
the Americas for people in need, regardless of their religion, origin or
political affiliation. Its mission is to provide emergency relief as well as to
implement rehabilitation measures and to facilitate the link between emergency
relief and sustainable development. Christian values and the humanitarian
principles of impartiality and independence form the basis of its work in the
following areas: Relief, Reconstruction & Rehabilitation; Health &
Nutrition; Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH); Livelihood & Social
Programs and Disaster Risk Reduction.
Job Summary: The Accountant
supports the program coordination in the implementation of project activities as
outlined in log frames as well as with the financial matters in relation to
project management.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Handle
    petty cash expenses and bank payments for MI Arua Office
  • Collect
    all receipts arising from the purchase of goods and services
  • Update
    daily cash balance sheet and enter data in Malteser booking software
    according to booking instructions provide by Kampala office Accountant or
    Programme Coordinator
  • Ensure
    accuracy in bookkeeping for cash and bank books, preparation of
    cheques, bank communication
  • Ensure
    proper weekly and monthly reconciliation of cash books
  • Preparation
    of payroll for national staff in cooperation with Accountant in Regional
    office in Kampala and Programme Coordinator
  • Ensure
    timely monthly accountancy closure (e.g cash books, receipts, and cash
    count protocol) and send it to Regional Office in Kampala
  • Ensure
    complete monthly accountancy is scanned and uploaded in Malteser booking
  • Sort
    receipts after monthly closure into project folders
  • Close
    cooperation with all Finance and Admin staff from Regional Office in

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The
    applicant must hold a University degree in CPA or ACTA or equivalent is
  • A
    minimum of two years of proven experience in finance management,
    preferably in the NGO sector. Working with donors like ECHO, PRM, BMZ is
    an asset
  • Fully
    computer literate (Microsoft Office) and good working knowledge of
    ITC technologies
  • Good
    organizational skills, flexibility, diplomatic and negotiation skill
  • Sensitivity
    for other cultures
  • Fluency
    in English (written and spoken), local languages an asset
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to
apply online at the link below.
NB: Please kindly submit
your application (CV, letter of motivation, copies of diplomas and three
professional references)
Deadline: 19th
December 2017

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