Project Accountant Job Placements – Somero Uganda

Job Title:    Project Accountant
Somero Uganda
Duty Station:
Busia, Uganda
Reports to:
Finance and Administration Manager
About US:
Somero Uganda is a
grass root non-government, not for profit organization that works to promote
and protect the human rights of exploited children and young women through
education, economic empowerment and health initiatives. We believe in a just
world for all however this is usually suppressed by denial of education,
Violence against children, child labour, negative cultural practices and
Job Summary:  The Project Accountant shall maintain high
standards of financial management and reporting for the Joining Forces project
implemented in both Busia and Bugiri districts. The applicant shall ensure the
Accountancy Function delivers on the agreed objectives as per the annual
approved Work plan. .
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Accounting and Finance
·       Ensuring prompt and accurate accounting for
all project income and expenditure using Quick books or Excel templates
provided by the donor and carrying out monthly reconciliations.
·       Maintaining full, accurate and detailed hard
copy records at the field site for each and every project transaction on a
monthly, quarterly or annual basis for donor verification.
·       Ensuring enough cash available for smooth
implementation of the projects by preparing and submitting monthly cash
forecasts to the Somero Kampala office.
·       Ensuring all project procurement is carried
out in adherence to Somero Uganda’s procurement procedures.
Reporting of financial performance
·       Collating and submitting all transaction
accountabilities and reports on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis to the
donor for physical verification
·       Working with the Finance and Administration
manager (based in Kampala) to ensure that all donor reporting requirements are
·       Advising the Program Officer on relevant
budgetary control measures to address any identified weakness in policy and or
·       Undertaking any other duties as reasonably
requested by the program Officer.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold an Accounting
degree or its equivalent.
·       At least three  years of general accounting experience with
management experience desirable
·       Two  years’ experience in nonprofit sector
·       Should at least have one professional
accounting package
 How to Apply:
All interested
candidates please submit a detailed CV and your letter of motivation stating
your expected renumeration, email, telephone contacts, name and full contact
details of three referees to
Please write
“TDH-Joining Forces; Project Accountant”  (Duty station)” respectively depending on the
position you are applying for.
Only shortlisted
candidates will be communicated to.
Somero Uganda is an
equal opportunities
Deadline: 16th July 2020 by 5:00 pm
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