Fresher Accountant Job Vacancies – Youth Advocacy and Development Network (YADNET Uganda)

 

Job Title:    Accountant

Organisation: Youth
Advocacy and Development Network (YADNET Uganda)

Project Name: SHE
LEADS PROJECT

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Finance
and Admin

 

About US:

Youth Advocacy and
Development Network (YADNET Uganda) is an organization /coalition registered in
Uganda with registration number INDR153454304NB that brings together
partners/CSOs that work with and for young people on SRHR, Economic Empowerment
and Environment. The membership organization has coordination structures of
members in all regions of uganda with regional coordination offices in Arua,
Lira, Mbale, Hoima, Mbarara, Kamuli and Moroto with National office in Najeera,
Kampala.

 

About SHE LEADS PROJECT:

She Leads is a
programme developed for the Power of Voices Strategic Partnerships with the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands. The programme focuses on
strengthening capacity of civil society organisations in the field of lobby and
advocacy, with a specific focus on strengthening lobby capacity of young women
and girls (GYW) and the civic space wherein they operate. Consortium partners
are Terre de Hommes, Defence for Children-Ecpat and FEMNET. The number of
targeted groups are; 28 girl – led groups, 35 CSOs. In total 3000 girls and
young women will benefit. The districts to be covered are Kampala, Kamuli and
Buyende. There will be many stakeholders in the project (Government, CSOs), in
this regard Plan International Uganda mutually agrees with Youth advocacy and
development network (YADNET) on how to collaborate in the implementation of the
aforementioned project.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Preparing
accounts and tax returns for the organization in addition to filing returns to
URA and NSSF

·       
Administering
payrolls and controlling income and expenditure

·       
Support
and organize the institutional and project specific Audits

·       
Ensure
periodic and annual financial reports are made and submitted to management on
time.

·       
Compiling
and presenting reports, budgets, business plans, commentaries and financial
statements to senior management.

·       
Providing
tax planning services with reference to current legislation

·       
Periodically
conduct financial forecasting and risk analysis

·       
Ensure
project budgets expenditures are well tracked and monitored

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold an Honors Degree in Business, Finance or Commerce from a
recognized university/institution

·       
Registered
student of one of the professional accountancy body such as ACCA or CPA

·       
Proven
integrity and confidentiality in handling public resources and in executing
duties

·       
A high
level of interpersonal, management skills and ability to work with teams

·       
Ability
to work under pressure and tight deadlines.

·       
Computer
literate in MS, internet, power point, etc

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their applications to: kyadnet@gmail.com

 

Deadline: Friday 26th March 2021 at 17:00hours/5:00pm

 

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