Fresher Assistant Accountant NGO Jobs – Amref Health Africa

 

Job Title:    Assistant Accountant
(Fresher Jobs)

Organization:  Amref
Health Africa

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Program
Accountant

 

About US:

Amref Health Africa
is an international African organization founded in Kenya in 1957. Our
Headquarters are in Nairobi with major programmes in Ethiopia, Kenya, South
Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, and two regional hubs in Southern and Western
Africa based in South Africa and Senegal Respectively. Working with and through
African communities, health systems and governments, Amref Health Africa aims
to close the gap that prevents people from accessing their basic right to
health. Amref Health Africa is committed to improving the health of people in
Africa by partnering with and empowering communities. Our Vision is Lasting
Health Change in Africa.

 

Job Summary:  Amref Health Africa in Uganda is recruiting an
Assistant Account whose main duties will be to provide management accounting
and financial support to designated projects in line with AMREF’s financial
policies and procedures and donor grant management.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Financial Reporting

·       
Assist
in preparation of the Financial Reports for Donors and Management

·       
Assist
in preparation of the Financial Reports for Management

·       
Assist
in preparation of call down requests as specified in the respective grant
agreements and other internal financial reports.

Budgeting and
monitoring of Budgets

·       
Assist
in the development of Proposal Budgets and annual Budgets in liaison with the
project Managers

·       
Assist
in the preparation of Annual Operational Budgets and work plans for the
Programme in liaison with Managers

·       
Review
of monthly income and expenditure statements with project Managers to monitor
the budget performances

Financial Audits

·       
Participate
in internal audits as scheduled and in external audits by providing auditors
with accounting documents as requested and providing explanations for audit
queries.

Processing of
Payments

·       
Processing,
and coding of expenditure (claims, imprests, surrenders, field office returns
and purchase requisitions) and internal recoveries in accordance with approved
work plans and budgets

·       
Input of
Financial Data into the Sun-Systems and reconciling relevant accounts in the
ledger by passing relevant adjusting journals

Review of financial
documents

·       
Reviewing
the financial documents for completeness, reasonableness and accuracy in line
with budgets and organizational policies i.e. claims, imprests, surrenders,
etc.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a degree in a business related field;

·       
Partial
Accounting professional qualification.

·       
At least
two years of related work experience

·       
Strong
Analytical skills

·       
Good
Communication skills

·       
High
Quality work

·       
Timelines
in meeting deadlines

·       
Team
work

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send an updated CV including three work related referees and cover
letter addressed to the Human Resources Business Partner, Amref Health Africa
in Uganda to jobs.amrefuganda@amref.org Emails should not exceed 2MB.

 

NB: Only
short-listed candidates will be contacted. Amref Health Africa is committed to
the principles of safeguarding at the workplace and does not tolerate any form
of abuse, discrimination or harassment.

 

Deadline: 11th December 2020

 

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