No Experience Junior Accountant NGO Jobs – AVSI Foundation

Organisation: AVSI
Duty Station: 
Kampala with field missions (Arua and Gulu), Uganda
Reports to:
Operation Manager and Country Representative
About US:
AVSI Foundation, an
NGO created in 1972, carries out cooperation projects for development, with
particular emphasis on education. In its work, its attention is focused on the
defense and promotion of the dignity of the person, the cornerstone of every
project. We work all around the world thanks to a network of 35 founding members
and more than 700 partners. AVSI Foundation works towards development that is
sustainable and capable of responding to the real needs of people, inspired by
the Social Teaching of the Catholic Church.
Job Summary: The
Junior Accountant will ensure adherence to AVSI’s and donors financial and
administrative procedures regarding two projects funded by AICS (Agenzia
Italiana Cooperazione allo Sviluppo)
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure that project procurements
    procedures and accountability documents meet donor compliance
  • Provide the field administration with
    the necessary support to ensure appropriate AVSI administrative, financial
    and logistics systems/procedures are in place, maintained and adhered;
  • Support field sites in the timely preparation
    of projected expenditures each month (cash book management) and prepare
    monthly Financial Planning and reports using both NAVISION and donor
  • Support Programme Managers in accurate
    budget control and financial management at project sites are in line with
    relevant project proposals;
  • Support partner administrations in the
    adherence to donor requirements and procedures and if necessary provide
    technical assistance;
  • Prepare interim and end of the project
    financial reports;
  • Oversee budgets revision/realignments
    for submission to donors and provide advice and assistance where
  • Ensure that an overview of project
    spending and financial reporting is maintained and provide advice and
    assistance whenever required;
  • Translate all the necessary accounting

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The AVSI Foundation Junior Accountant
    should preferably hold a University degree in Business Administration,
    Economics or equivalent
  • Proficient knowledge of English (written
    and oral)
  • Proficient knowledge of the standard IT
  • Strong capacities of financial
    management and planning
  • Leadership and training skills
  • Managing and organizational skills
  • Previous experience with NGO is desired
How to Apply:
All applicants are
encouraged to send their updated CVs (in the format you can find in the
previous section) by email to Please, specify in the
subject of the mail the code of the position you are applying for. Only
short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Code: 2218-JUNACC-UGA
Include also:
  • Name, position and contacts (telephone
    and mail) of two referees.
  • First date of availability to take up
    place in the field.
Deadline: 6th June 2018
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