Project Accountant USAID Project Jobs – Agency for Cooperation in Research and Development-Uganda (ACORD-U)

 

Job Title:    Project Accountant

Organisation: Agency for Cooperation in Research and
Development-Uganda (ACORD-U)

Duty Station:  Mbarara,
Uganda

Reports to:
Finance Officer – Mbarara

 

About US:

ACORD-U (Agency for
Cooperation in Research and Development – Uganda) is an indigenous Non
Governmental Organization (NGO) working for social justice and development.
ACORD has been working in Uganda since 1979 with operations in over 25
districts across Uganda. The ACORD-U works in conjunction with people who have
been denied their basic rights, helping to better understand, to challenge, and
to change the situation in which they find themselves.

 

About USAID KCHS Project:

The Agency for
Cooperation in Research and Development-Uganda (ACORD-U), received grants from
USAID, to implement the “Keeping Children Healthy and Safe (KCHS) Activity” in
South Western Uganda (Sheema, Mitooma, Kazo, Kiruhura and Ibanda Districts).

 

Job Summary:  The Project Accountant will be working in
close collaboration with the Finance Officer, Programme Manager, Finance &
Administration Manager and other administrative and project staff. S/he is also
expected to establish good working relationships with other ACORD partners,
bankers and suppliers.

 

The Project
Accountant will be responsible for efficiently coordinating financial and
Administrative systems and internal control procedures to ensure that books of
accounts are properly recorded, funds and other assets are secure, financial
and management reports are produced in time and USAID financial guidelines are
adhered to

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in Commerce, BBA with a bias in
finance/ accounting or other related disciplines, level II stage of
Professional Course (ACCA or CPA) is and added advantage

·       
At least
four years of experience working in donor funded projects.

·       
Experience
with USAID projects

·       
Knowledge
of commonly used accounting software (Quick books, Tally, PASTEL) is an added
advantage.

 

How to Apply:

Please send your CV
and cover letter with 2 work related referees and a table showing your past 3
year salary history to: Human Resource Officer, Agency for Cooperation in
Research & Development, P.O Box 280 Kampala, Uganda by email:
hr@acorduganda.org or Hand deliver to Plot 1272, Block 15, Nsambya, Ggaba Road
or ACORD Mbarara Field Offices.

 

Deadline: 26th November, 2020

 

NB:
ACORD Uganda is an equal opportunities employer that doesn’t discriminate on
any basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, thus, if you do not
hear from us by 4th December 2020 you are not considered. Female candidates are
encouraged to apply

 

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