Program Accountant USAID Project Jobs – Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO)

 

Job Title:    Program Accountant

Organization:  Uganda
Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Finance
Manager

 

About US:

Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO) is an indigenous Non-Governmental
Organization registered with the Uganda NGO Board and is committed to improving
the quality of life of orphans and other vulnerable children.

 

About USAID ICYD Activity:

The USAID Integrated
Child and Youth Development Activity (USAID ICYD Activity) aims to improve
learning outcomes, advance HIV epidemic control in Uganda, and ensure that
children and youth can lead resilient, healthy, and productive lives. The USAID
ICYD Activity will deliver critical HIV/GBV/violence prevention and response
services to children and youth and their families in communities, clinics, and
schools. Within USAID’s Journey to Self-Reliance Framework, USAID ICYD Activity
will build the operational and technical capacity of four Ugandan Primary Local
Partner (PLP) organizations to become direct recipients of USG funding within
two years while strengthening government capacity to deliver core services to
children within an integrated referral network and case management system.

 

Job Summary:  The Program Accountant will be responsible for
preparing periodic financial reports as advised by the donor, budget
implementation and monitoring. The Program Accountant will report to the
Finance Manager.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

·        
Review
and processes expense submissions/reconciliations, and process field office payments.

·        
Support
proposal budget preparation, working with the program team.

·        
Support
management of program resources supervise administration of accounts and follow
up budgets and expenditures.

·        
Preparation
of budget revisions.

·        
Determination
of unutilized funds.

·        
Financial
Management of the project and providing follow up at regional level.

·        
Ensure
consolidation, reporting and analysis of financial and accounting data for the
project.

·        
Work
closely with procurement Officer for purchasing of equipment and supplies for
the program.

·        
Preparation
of monthly bank and mobile money reconciliation statements for review by the
Finance Manager.

·        
Review
monthly fuel consumption reports, vehicle repairs and maintenance and asset
register.

·        
Support
project manager and officers with project narratives in relation to expenditure
and financial risks.

·        
Ensure
that project cash flows are managed in a timely and accurate manner.

·        
Manage
the day to day finances, including processing invoices and following up on
payments.

·        
Manage
the external audit and ensure audit requirements are monitored throughout the
project.

·        
Work
with the Project team to ensure that audit recommendations are fulfilled

·        
Ensure
that all financial documents are safely stored and archived.

·        
Prepare
timely and accurate financial reports as required by the Project management
team.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Accounting, Commerce of
Business Administration, with at least one of the two qualifications of ACCA or
CPA.

·        
Minimum
of three (3) years of experience in a related field in an NGO setting.

·        
Excellent
Accounting skills

·        
Computing
Skills in Excel, Word and Outlook and computerized accounting software.

·        
Good
communication and listening skills, excellent knowledge in financial Reporting,
Pays Attention to Detail and Deadline-Oriented, Ability to work under pressure
and Able to manage high volume workload.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should submit an application letter and
curriculum vitae electronically to: jobs@uweso.org with the position you are
applying for in the subject line. Only electronic applications will be
considered. (All applications should be in a single PDF file of maximum size –
5MB)

 

Deadline: 13th November 2020 by 5 pm.

 

NB: We
shall only respond to shortlisted candidates. All invitations for interviews
will be done formally.

 

If you meet the
above requirements, please submit an online application via the link.
https://bit.ly/3elPQFE

 

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