Accountant Austrian NGO Jobs – HORIZONT3000

Job Title:     Accountant
Organisation: HORIZONT3000
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
HORIZONT3000 is an
Austrian NGO working in the area of development cooperation. With the mandate
of our member organisations of the catholic development sector we specialise in
the monitoring and implementation of projects as well as in the provision of
experts in developing countries.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Tasked with handling day to day accounting transactions (Regional
    Office and projects) and their posting in AccountPro (accounting package)
  • Handling of all bank related issues – Bank transfers, payments, bank
    reconciliations, online banking, organizing meetings with bank officials
    for the Regional Director
  • Documenting and filing of all payments made through various bank
    accounts of the Regional Office
  • Processing payrolls for all local staff members including NSSF and
    PAYE
  • Prepare Monthly, quarterly and yearly financial reports for the
    Regional Office; including Petty Cash, Regional Office Bank and various
    Projects managed by the Regional office
  • Ensure financial reports produced are accurate and within agreed
    timelines
  • Prepare quarterly Funds Requests
  • Manage all inventory
  • Prepare accounting for Head Quarters in Vienna where all Country
    Offices are consolidated
  • Prepare end of the year routine such as; a list of inventory, list
    of staff for that year, list of keys, car mileage books, etc.
  • Work closely with the programme teams to establish the financial
    resources available for programme implementation
  • Work closely with admin and logistics
  • Work closely with the Regional Director on financial monitoring
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The Accountant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Commerce
    or Finance and at least five years’ experience in a comparable position
    preferably in an NGO in the field of development cooperation. ACCA
    qualification will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to work against tight deadlines and under pressure,
    excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and manage own workload under minimal
    supervision
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to work well as part of a team
  • Willingness to work outside normal hours when required
  • Attention to detail, orderliness, integrity and love for number
    crunching
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office packages (especially Excel, Word,
    PowerPoint)
  • Experience in usage of accounting packages (e.g. AccountPro,
    Quickbooks)
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their typed cover
letters, curriculum vitae and copies of relevant academic certificates and
references via email to: office@horizont3000.org
Deadline: 6th June 2018
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