Accounts Officer Jobs – Uganda Youth and Adolescents Health Forum

Title:         Accounts Officer
Organization: Uganda
Youth and Adolescents Health Forum
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Uganda Youth and
Adolescents Health Forum is a dynamic and leading youth led and youth serving
health and human rights organization that works to advance sexual and
reproductive health and rights for young people, enhance gender equality and
promote economic empowerment and young people’s meaningful participation. UYAHF
envisions a generation where young people are pro-active and meaningfully
participate in national development processes and our overall goal is to
empower adolescent girls and young women to live quality lives with equity,
dignity, and opportunities to realize their full potential.
Job Summary:  The UYAHF Finance and Accountant Officer is
responsible for the day-day accounting functions of UYAHF in a manner that
supports the efficient management of financial transactions and reporting. This
function will be executed by ensuring proper documentation, accuracy and timely
reporting, follow up on advances, support to finance and non-finance personnel,
and ensure adherence to UYAHF financial regulation policies and procedures
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
assist in the management of program finances and administration, ensuring
compliance with donor financial procedures
payment vouchers and corresponding cheques
payments by verifying documentation and requesting disbursements
and process payroll, including statutory deductions payments and reports to the
tax authorities
both vendors and staff advances accounts
general ledgers and bank accounts
all captured business transactions in the accounting system for accuracy,
consistency and proper allocation
of transactions in the accounting system
petty cash accounts
managers on forecasting monthly cash requirements and monitoring expenditures
and submit monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements (including
expenses, receivable and payables.)
Ensure submission
of expense reports, bank reconciliations.
in the review of grantee financial documents
in the implementation of the internal control systems and financial procedures
manual of the organization
in the training of grantees in financial management and compliance
and recommend improvement to SOPs
any other lawful responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time by your
supervisor and or any other superiors.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant
must hold a Degree in Finance and accounting, economics, business and
administration or any other related field; A master’s degree or postgraduate
diploma in any related field is an added advantage.
At least
three years’ demonstrated experience working in finance and accounting for NGOs
is preferred;
understanding of accounting principles including accrual accounting,
reconciliations, general ledger journals and preparedness to learn more complex
A high
level of knowledge and competency in Microsoft Office especially Word and Excel
to ongoing professional development to acquire qualifications like CPA, ACCA,
of accounting packages such as Pastel, Navision, QuickBooks
Orientedness. Understands what might hinder work from getting done and zeros in
on the most critical.
confidentiality and professional integrity is upheld at all times.
– ability to plan efficiently in order to get the best results
Making – ability to make business sense and timely decisions
– effective communicator and negotiator. Speaks and presents themself well and
is a good listener.
Drive – determination and a winning spirit
A strong
team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with
groups of diverse backgrounds.
How to Apply:
Please submit your
resume/CV (3 pages Max) with a motivation/cover letter (2 pages Max) and two
reference letters, to: and Cc  and 
Deadline: 30th June 2020
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