Accountant USAID Project Job Opportunities – Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB)

 

Job Title:      Accountant 

Organization: Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau
(UPMB)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

The Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB), a leading
Christian organization coordinating 302 Member Health facilities all over
Uganda is implementing a five-year Local Service Delivery (HIV/AIDS) Activity
supported by USAID to be implemented in three USAID regions of Uganda (Gulu,
Mbarara, Jinja). The project will support private not-for-profit (PNFP) sites
to address gaps through optimization of high yielding HIV Testing and Counseling
Services approaches, improved retention and viral suppression, provision of
HIV/TB care and treatment, scale up services to reach men and key populations,
strengthen the PNFP institutional capacity and quality for sustainable service
delivery and contribute to Uganda’s efforts in reaching and maintaining
epidemic control.

 

Job Summary:  The Accountant will undertake all the finance
support for the department and ensure that all accountancy processes and
controls are followed by all UPMB Staff.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Prepare monthly books of accounts, payroll and
reconciliations

·       
Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial
reports in line with financial guidelines

·       
Classify and assign budget codes, calculate and
compile cost estimates and projected budget requirements and assist in budget
preparation and revision

·       
Assist to plan, prepare, co-ordinate and
implement all external audit activities

·       
Track budget allocation against obligations

·       
Monitor Donor accounts and provide detailed
monthly accountability

·       
Verify the accuracy of calculations and
completeness of accounting records and

·       
Assist to plan, prepare, co-ordinate and
implement all external audit activities

·       
Verify all monthly books of accounts, bank
reconciliation requisitions and requisitions for payments invoices donor
accountabilities and quarterly financial statements in accordance with
financial and project guidelines.

·       
Provide guidance to the Accounts team

·       
Conduct surprise petty cash reviews and audit

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
Professional qualification in ACCA or CPA

·       
A Bachelor’s Degree of Commerce or Business
Administration majoring in accounting

·       
At least five years of experience in a similar
position in an NGO, and with complex donor funded programs/projects.

·       
Excellent knowledge and familiarity with
Navision accounting software

·       
Good analytical with an eye to detail

·       
Honest and a high degree of integrity,

·       
A team player with good Communication and people
skills

·       
Mature and upholds to the values of the
Protestant churches

·       
Excellent financial reporting skills

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested persons who wish to
apply hand-deliver an application letter with a detailed CV naming at least two
referees, to:

 

Executive Director

Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau

Plot 877 Balintuma Road Mengo

P.O. Box 4127

Kampala-Uganda

 

E-mail: upmbadmin@upmb.co.ug

 

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