Fresher Accountant NGO Job Placements – Windle International Uganda (WIU)


Organization: Windle International Uganda (WIU)
Funding Source: United Nations High Commissioner
for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Windle International Uganda (WIU) formerly Windle Trust
Uganda is a registered INGO whose mission is to promote peace and development
in communities through provision and coordination of Education and training for
Refugees and people affected by conflict.Windle International Uganda is the
lead partner of UNHCR in implementing Education Projects in Uganda with close
collaboration with the Government of Uganda through the Office of the Prime
Job Summary:   The Accountant will contribute to the
development and implementation of the department Accounting systems, policies
and procedures. He /she will support the department through the collection,
processing, recording, reconciliation, analyzing and reporting of financial
data, verifying the validity completeness and accuracy of the source
documentation. The Accountant is responsible for ensuring all payments to both
service providers and staffs are processed timely and with the required source
documents movement of cash at the head office. S/he will be expected to
maintain complete and proper records of revenue, expenditure, assets and
liabilities and ensures the accuracy and integrity of financial information.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly financial
reports for submission to Supervisor and authorized Officers within the set
Ensure compliance to WIU Finance Policies and
Procedures at the designated location or field Maintain and file financial
records and regularly post accounts data into Quick Books Update accounting
records as and when transactions take place, and ensure that proper
documentation is filed for each transaction
Work with Project Staff during budgeting,
Planning and Budget reviews/ realignments
Conduct cash counts on a regular basis
Provide feedback on budget verses actual
expenses; monitor budget lines and advise key staff on status
Make accurate journal entries in the available
Accounting System
Support the Accounts Assistants to maintain
accurate books of accounts and database
Conduct periodic planned Field trips for support
supervision of related projects
Conduct monthly reconciliations
Provide technical guidance, mentoring and
capacity building
Other related job tasks as assigned/ delegated by

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant for the Windle International
Uganda (WIU) Accountant job opportunity must hold an advanced Degree in
Accounting or a related field is required;
UDBS Technical certification is highly desired
ACCA/CPA level 2 & above an added advantage
At least two years of progressive related
professional experience with reputable organization or Government Agency;
Related experience in NGO or INGO Finance and Accounts Department is desired
Strong track record of leadership and proven
ability to produce demonstrable results;
Extensive network within the development
Strong analytical skills
Field experience and willingness to travel to
Field Locations for duty is a strong asset.
Excellent organization and coordination skills
Proficiency in use of Quick Books Accounting
Software is necessary
Ability to work under pressure and to work with
multiple conflicting priorities
Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power Point
Offices, etc.
Must be result- oriented
Working experience in the civil society sector;
Excellent organization and coordination skills;
Excellent negotiation skills;
Excellent communication and presentation skills
How to Apply:
All interested applicants should apply online at the link
Deadline: 13th January, 2020
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