Accountant NGO Jobs – Plan International

Job Title:      Accountant
Organization: Plan
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Country
Finance Manager
About US:
Plan International
was founded over 75 years ago and is one of the oldest and largest children’s
development organizations (non-profit / INGOs) in the world. We work in 50
developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child
rights and lift millions of children out of poverty. Plan’s vision is of a
world in which all children realize their full potential in societies that
respect people’s rights and dignity. Plan is independent, with no religious,
political or governmental affiliations.
Job Summary:  The Accountant will be tasked with monitoring
of the Programme Area budget
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Cash Management
  • Review Petty cash replenishment vouchers and carry out surprise
    petty cash count on a regular basis as per Plan Uganda’s financial
  • Review requisition forms and payment vouchers for accuracy and
    completeness in line with Plan’s policies
  • Update the excel cash book register at the beginning and close of
    each business day in line with Plan Uganda’s finance guidelines.
  • Prepare and consolidate monthly cash forecasts and refresh for the
    PA in line with Plan Uganda’s finance guidelines.
  • Prepare budget Vs actual reports and prepare cashbook & Bank
    reconciliations and as per the guidelines
  • Update the advances register and maintain a file for accruals and
    prepayment reports in line with Plan’s policies
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliation as per the Plan Uganda format
Advance management
  • Provide financial trainings to CMP groups and partners as and when
    required to do so
  • Review advance accountability reports submitted by the partners
Payroll process
  • Effect statutory deductions from Staff incomes and consultants and
    make remittances to the relevant organs (NSSF & URA) in line with the
    prevailing laws – Payroll

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for this placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree
    (Hons) in Commerce or Business Administration majoring in Accounting
  • Part professional qualification in accountancy (CPA, ACCA) at
    intermediate or affiliate level. 
  • At least three years of working experience as an Accountant in a busy
    organization and at a responsible supervisory level is essential.
  • NGO experience is an added advantage
  • Interest in addressing children, family and community development
  • Computer literate with ability to work with spreadsheet and
    accounting software packages
  • High level of accuracy
  • High level of integrity
  • Committed to meeting deadlines
  • Self-starter
  • Team player
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 7th October 2019
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