Accountant – Partner Projects NGO Jobs – Welthungerhilfe (WHH)

Organisation: Welthungerhilfe
(WHH)
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: Project
Manager
About US:
Welthungerhilfe
(WHH), founded in 1962, is today one of the biggest Non- Governmental Aid and
development agencies in Germany. We campaign against worldwide hunger and for
sustainable food and nutrition security by promoting site-appropriate farming,
establishing access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene, improving
healthcare and education for people living in rural areas as well as promoting
skills development for youth, in Uganda,
Job Summary:  The Accountant – Partner Projects will mainly manage
the Partner Project’s accounting and financial controlling.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage the Partner Projects and Projects Accounting
  • Assist assigned partner project in compiling finance reports and
    check on partner’s other administrative and reporting requirements as well
    on regular basis
  • Perform administrative and human roles in the office
  • Capacity building and support of implementing partners through
    training and ensure that all partners have an in-depth understanding of
    the financial procedures and are equipped to apply it
  • Coordinating with the partner accountants and cashiers on cash flow
    management and controls
  • Provide support in partner project annual/monthly financial planning
  • Draft financial reports to Donors
  • Maintain accounting related data based on the current accounting
    software
  • Prepare vouchers for book keeping and indicate their cost
    classification
  • Verify correctness of vouchers including supporting documents
  • Prepare financial weekly updates, monthly reports and any other
    reports as requested
  • Receivable and Payable management monitor invoices and follow up on
    outstanding issues and balances
  • Ensuring timely planning of external audits as required together
    with the head of the partner project
  • Processing payments to vendors, suppliers and service providers of
    partner requirements
  • Ensuring proper filing system is in place for all accounting
    documents and files
  • Preparation, review and dispatch of reports to Country office.
  • Control Financial Transactions of Partner Projects
  • Monitor the cash flow situation and fund requests of the Partner
    project
  • Verify the correctness of the cash book and bank book transactions
    and report correctness
  • Verify the numerical correctness of contracts and execute payments
  • Monitor the Partner project compliance on deductions and payment of
    statutory taxes
  • Provide necessary documents and reports for internal controlling
  • Assist the Partner Project’s Financial Management
  • Provide necessary documents for the partner projects financial
    planning, accountability policies and procedures
  • Immediately report all problems involving finances and regulations
  • File all important documents regarding the partner project’s
    accounting and finances
  • Assist prepare financial declarations to the authorities
  • Assist the Project Manager in any other task if need


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance,
    Management or
  • Business
  • At least three years of experience working with donor funded
    programs and partner NGOs
  • Proven experience in Finance Management with good knowledge of
    preparation of donor reports
  • Proven experience in use of Computerized Financial software and
    accounting programs
  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience with an international NGO.
  • Proven experience working in a supervisory position
  • Previous experience of working independently and result-oriented
  • Team work, flexibility and willingness to travel extensively to the
    different project locations
  • Demonstrated personal accountability and drive to serve others.
  • Strong organizational, planning and time-management skills, detail-
    oriented
  • Information dissemination skills, ability to understand, explain and
    contextualize
  • Able to prioritize work, multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Able to analyze problems and design solutions at strategic and
    functional levels.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • High integrity and willingness to conduct her/himself transparently
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should submit their applications with a
detailed CV contact detail including telephone numbers of reference persons
(max. 3 pages) and a one-page motivation letter by hand to Welthungerhilfe Arua
Office
Deadline: 20th February 2019 by 05:00pm.
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