Fresher Accountant UNHCR Project Jobs – Windle International Uganda (WIU)

 

Job Title:    Accountant

Organisation: Windle
International Uganda (WIU)

Funding Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

Windle International
Uganda (WIU) formerly Windle Trust Uganda is a registered INGO whose mission is
to promote peace and development in communities through provision and
coordination of Education and training for Refugees and people affected by
conflict.

Windle International
Uganda is the lead partner of UNHCR in implementing Education Projects in
Uganda with close collaboration with the Government of Uganda through the
Office of the Prime Minister.

 

Job Summary:  The Accountant will support the department
through the collection, processing, recording, reconciliation, analyzing and
reporting of financial data, verifying the validity completeness and accuracy
of the source documentation. The Accountant is responsible for ensuring all
payments to both service providers and staffs are processed timely and with the
required source documents movement of cash at the head office. S/he will be
expected to maintain complete and proper records of revenue, expenditure,
assets and liabilities and ensures the accuracy and integrity of financial
information.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Prepare
weekly, monthly, quarterly financial reports for submission to Supervisor and
authorized Officers within the set deadlines

·       
Maintain
and file financial records and regularly post accounts data into Quick Books

·       
Update
accounting records as and when transactions take place, and ensure that proper
documentation is filed for each transaction

·       
Work
with Project Staff during budgeting, Planning and Budget reviews/ realignments

·       
Conduct
cash counts on a regular basis

·       
Provide
feedback on budget verses actual expenses; monitor budget lines and advise key
staff on status

·       
Make
accurate journal entries in the available Accounting System

·       
Support
the Accounts Assistants to maintain accurate books of accounts and database

·       
Conduct
periodic planned Field trips for support supervision of related projects with
the authorization of the Executive Director and the Finance Manager

·       
Assist
in monthly reconciliations

·       
Other
related job tasks as assigned/ delegated by supervisors

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold an Advanced Degree in Accounting or a related field
is required; ACCA/CPA level 2 & above is highly desired

·       
At least
two years of progressive related professional experience with reputable
organization or Government Agency; Related experience in NGO or INGO Finance
and Accounts Department is desired

·       
Strong
track record of leadership and proven ability to produce demonstrable results;

·       
Extensive
network within the development community;

·       
Field
experience and willingness to travel to Field Locations for duty is a strong
asset.

·       
Fluency
in English with excellent communication (written and oral) skills is required.

·       
Keen
analytical skills

·       
Excellent
organization and coordination skills

·       
Proficiency
in use of Quick Books Accounting Software is necessary

·       
Ability
to work under pressure and to work with multiple conflicting priorities

·       
Proficiency
in MS Word, Excel, Power Point Offices, etc.

·       
Must be
result- oriented

·       
Working
experience in the civil society sector;

·       
Excellent
organization and coordination skills;

·       
Excellent
negotiation skills;

·       
Verbal
and written communication skills;

 

How to Apply:

All qualified and
interested candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

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Here

 

Deadline: 18th January 2021

 

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