Fresher Accountant NGO Job Opportunities – Save the Children International

Job Title:   Accountant
Organisation: Save
the Children International
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
Save the Children
International is an international relief organization that was established in
the United Kingdom in 1919 to improve the lives of children through better
education, health care, and economic opportunities, as well as providing
emergency aid in natural disasters, war, and other conflicts.
Job Summary:   Save
the Children International is currently recruiting for the, Accountant at our
Field Office in Kyangwali (Kikuube District). The Accountant will be
responsible for leading, supervising and facilitating the smooth running of the
SCI Western Region Finance office through managing the filing system, proper
petty cash management and initiating payments to suppliers in a timely manner
as well as making advance payments to staff in line with the set policies,
procedures and guidelines. Under the supervision of the Field Finance Manager,
the post-holder will ensure efficient and effective day to day Transactions of
field Office and inputting data into Finance system. In the event of a major
humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the
normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant for the Save the Children Accountant employment vacancy should hold a
Bachelor of Commerce (BCOM), Bachelor of Business Administration
(BBA-Accounting), Bachelor of Science in Accounting or any other related field.
·       
At least
two years of working experience in a related field
·       
Partial
or full completion of ACCA or CPA and knowledge of GAAP
·       
Experience
of working with local partners and District Local Government in Health,
Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection program delivery
·       
Ability
to speak local language and directly interact with target group will be an
added advantage
·       
Strong
analytical skills and strategic planning abilities Post-graduate degree in
education planning and management or a related field with additional training
project planning and management techniques.
·       
Ability
to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively
as a member of a team.
·       
Willingness
to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous
conditions.
·       
Computer
literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
·       
Availability
and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.
·       
Highly
developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international
environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
·       
Ability
to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
·       
Highly
developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing,
negotiation and coaching
·       
Excellent
time management and planning capacity
·       
Availability
and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.
·       
Commitment
to Save the Children values
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below.
Deadline:  16th July 2020
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