Accountant USAID ICAN Project Jobs – Abt Associates

Job Title:       Accountant
Organisation: Abt
Project Name: USAID/Uganda’s
Integrated Community, Agriculture, and Nutrition (ICAN) Activity
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Finance,
Compliance and Administration Director
About Abt:
Abt Associates is an
international development organization composed of dedicated professionals who
provide technical assistance, research, analysis, and practical training
services in more than 128 countries. Abt seeks to implement a five-year project
funded by the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID).
About USAID ICAN Project:
Abt Associates is
implementing the USAID/Uganda’s Integrated Community, Agriculture, and
Nutrition (ICAN) Activity, which will aim to sustainably enhance the resilience
of vulnerable households by increasing economic opportunities for poor
households, improving nutrition with a focus on women and children, and
strengthening community and local governance.
Job Summary:  The Accountant oversees and directs all
aspects of accounting support for the project.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Assists to develop, manage, and monitor project budgets, accurate
    financial reports, and projection of funding needs
  • Records expenditures, income, and any other related transactions, in
    the accounting software.
  • Prepares payment vouchers and corresponding checks
  • Prepares payroll and other regular payments with due consideration
    to deductions (for advances, loans, taxes, etc.)
  • Prepares monthly bank reconciliations
  • Prepares monthly Remove Office Voucher (ROV) documentation and
    promptly submits to HQ once approved by Senior Management
  • Ensures that the accounting records are up to date at all times,
    orderly, and readily available for reference and audit, when required
  • Prepares monthly cash requests, and promptly advises action required
    to cover estimated costs
  • Assists the Director of Finance, Compliance and Administration in
    the implementation of the internal financial control systems and
    compliance with corporate and USAID policies
  • Works closely with the Director of Finance, Compliance and Administration
    on all aspects of financial procedures and any issues that may arise
  • Perform any other duties as required

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Accountant USAID Project job placement
    should hold a Bachelor’s Degree and at least six years of professional
    experience. Recognized certification in accounting highly desired
  • Progressively responsible experience managing finances of
    international development programs. Detailed familiarity with USAID rules
    and regulations
  • Familiarity with US Government Cost Accounting Standards
  • Strong analytical and computer skills, with an emphasis on budget
    and financial analysis
  • English language fluency
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the USAID Project are
encouraged to apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 10th August 2018
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