Fresher Accountant Non-profit Jobs – Wizarts Foundation

Job Title:      Accountant
Organization: Wizarts Foundation
 Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Wizarts Foundation is a not for profit organization that
specializes in communications for development and behavioural change work mainly
through the broadcast media. The foundation primarily conducts its work through
grants from partner organizations with similar goals, and that goal is broadly
bringing about positive change in the social, political, and economic condition
of Uganda by empowering ordinary Ugandans at the grass root level.
Job Summary:  The Accountant provides financial information
to management by creating, populating, analyzing accounting data and preparing financial
reports.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Participates in the budgeting processes of the
organisation and its different projects.
·       
To ensure that all expenses are fully accounted
for through highly organized thorough documentation.
·       
Enters data into the accounting system
(Quickbooks) and prepares monthly project and organisational financial reports.
·       
To prepare quarterly financial reports.
·       
To file different tax returns and statutory
obligations at the end of each month and year that is income tax (PAYE),
National Social Security Fund (NSSF), Local Service Tax(LST) for project
employees, annual Income tax and filing annual returns with URSB and any other
taxes or statutory deductions that may arise.
·       
Drafts and shares monthly payroll with the
Finance and Administration Manager and the Executive Director.
·       
Prepares for audits and works with the auditors
to ensure they have every document and information they need to carry out the
audit.
·       
Handles cash including banking and issuing
receipts.
·       
Participates in the procurement processes of the
organisation.
·       
Ensures the organisation maintains an asset
register and inventory checks are carried out periodically.
·       
Take charge of the payment process to ensure all
payments and bills are paid on time and correctly.
·       
Perform timely monthly bank reconciliations for
all bank accounts.
·       
Maintains financial security by following
internal controls and implementing controls in areas of weakness identified.
·       
Maintains partners/stakeholders’ confidence and
protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
Business Administration, Commerce , Economics, Accounting and Finance or other
related degree
·       
CPA/ACCA are of added advantage
·       
Two years of experience as an accountant or in a
Finance Role  preferably in a donor
funded setting.
·       
Good excel skills.
·       
Fluent in both written and spoken English.
·       
Experience in compiling monthly financial
reports
·       
Experience in using accounting systems e.g.
QuickBooks
·       
Experience of payroll processing + knowledge of
local statutory & tax requirements
·       
Ability to pay attention to detail.
·       
Excellent report writing skills.
·       
Personal integrity.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications to admin@wizartsfoundation.org and
copy diana.kabenge@wizartsfoundation.org
Deadline: 30th January 2020
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