Accountant Jobs – Nnabagereka Development Foundation (NDF)

Job Title:  Accountant
Organisation: Nnabagereka
Development Foundation (NDF)
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Salary Scale:  UGX 2,000,000 – 2,000,000 (Gross P/Month)
About US:
Development Foundation (NDF) was founded by the Nnabagereka in 2000. We give
our time, our minds, and our hearts to leverage culture so we improve the
quality of life of children, youth and women. Our vision is “an equitable,
inclusive and peaceful world grounded in human virtues.” Obuntubulamu is
at the heart of our work, it is a litmus test of our contribution to society.
Job Summary:  NDF seeks to recruit an Accountant who is
passionate about using their knowledge and skills to ensure that the Foundation
has a robust and excellent accounting system that enables consistently
accurate, timely and reliable financial reporting to meet different stakeholder
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Strategy Planning
and Implementation
  • Provide input into the Strategic Planning process.
  • Provide input into the Budgeting Process, especially with respect to
    costs that do not relate to a specific department.
  • Record approved NDF budget in Accounting Software.
Accounting and Internal Controls
  • Support and implement internal control systems that safeguards NDF
  • Review all payment requisitions and supporting documents for completeness,
    accuracy and authenticity before preparing payment vouchers.
  • Record all NDF financial transactions in the Accounting Software
    accurately, timely and efficiently to enhance reliable financial reports
    for decision-making.
  • Ensure that financial transactions are filed appropriately, both
    physically and electronically, to enhance easy retrieval.
  • Follow up and review staff operational advance accountabilities to
    ensure that they are timely, reasonable and well supported.
  • Prepare timely and accurate bank reconciliation statements to ensure
    that errors or irregularities in the cashbooks or bank accounts are
    handled appropriately.
  • Ensure that the financial transactions in the accounting software
    are backed-up regularly.
  • Carry out fixed asset accounting including managing the fixed assets
  • Ensure appropriate management of petty cash.
  • Prepare timely and accurate financial reports to NDF donors and
    implementing partners.
Accounting and Reporting
  • Prepare and present analyzed monthly financial reports to management
  • Prepare and present analyzed quarterly financial reports to Finance
    and Admin Coordinator for release to the Board
  • Ensure that expenditure is in accordance with the budget.
Working Capital
  • Prepare and monitor monthly and quarterly cash flow forecasts.
  • Follow up pertinent stakeholders for payment.
Tax Management
  • During payroll preparation, ensure correct deductions are made
    including the non-statutory and statutory (PAYE, LST and NSSF).
  • Correctly maintain PAYE, WHT, LST and NSSF Control Accounts in the
    Accounting Software and reconcile them monthly.
  • Ensure timely submission and timely payment of PAYE, WHT, LST and
    NSSF returns to the relevant authorities.
  • Prepare and submit WHT Certificates to parties from whom taxes are withheld.
Audit Management
  • Prepare NDF financial statements for statutory external audit.
  • Adequately prepare for external and internal audits and offer the
    required support during the exercise.
  • Follow up and resolve issues raised from external and internal audits.
People Management
  • Manage performance of staff supervised including goal setting,
    regular feedback sessions and appraisals.
  • Understand and address the training needs of staff supervised.
  • Ensure discipline within the staff supervised.
  • Undertake reasonable requests made by company including flexible
    hours, location and responsibilities.
  • Ensure knowledge of and compliance to all policies of the company.
  • Adhere to NDF values of Obuntubulamu, Diversity, Innovation,
    Integrity and Preservation
Key Performance Indicators
  • Monthly Bank Reconciliation completed and available for review by
    5th date of the following month.
  • Monthly Statutory returns filed by 10th date of the following month
    and payment by the 14th of the following month.
  • All staff operational advances properly reconciled with outstanding
    advances not exceeding 30 days or else, escalated.
  • Quarterly finance report submitted by 10th date of the following
  • Donor and implementing partners’ financial reports submitted before
  • Facilitate annual external audit and close with unqualified audit
    report opinion by 31st March of every year.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelors’ Degree in Accounting or
    related field.
  • 2nd Stage of ACCA / CPA qualification.
  • Full ACCA / CPA qualification is desired
  • Three years of accounting experience.
  • Experience in the NGO sector is an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken Luganda.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Proficiency in use of QuickBooks accounting software.
  • Highly organized;
  • Integrity;
  • Disciplined;
  • High attention to detail;
  • Leader of self and others;
  • Personable and good team player;
  • Learner for self and others; and
  • Flexible.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should upload their credentials here, Click Here
Please take note of
the following:
  • Make sure your name is included in the application; and
  • Prepare to upload your CV in pdf.
Deadline: 1st September 2019
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