Fresher Accountant NGO Jobs – Save the Children

 

Job Title:    Accountant

Organisation: Save
the Children International

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

Save the Children
International is an international relief organization that was established in
the United Kingdom in 1919 to improve the lives of children through better
education, health care, and economic opportunities, as well as providing
emergency aid in natural disasters, war, and other conflicts.

 

Job Summary:  Save the Children is seeking job applications
for the position of Accountant. The Accountant will provide support to Field
office location through managing the filing system, proper petty cash
management and initiating payments to suppliers in a timely manner as well as
making advance payments to staff in line with the set policies, procedures and
guidelines. Under the supervision of the Field Finance Manager, the post-holder
will ensure efficient and effective day to day collection of field data and
inputting data into Finance system.

 

In the event of a
major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside
the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the Save the Children Accountant placement must hold a
Bachelor of Commerce (BCOM), Bachelor of Business Administration
(BBA-Accounting), Bachelor of Science in Accounting or any other related field.
Strong accounting skills and experience, including management of the general
ledger, journal entries, payroll, payables and balance sheet analysis.

·       
At least
two years working experience in the related field

·       
Partial
or full completion of ACCA or CPA and knowledge of GAAP

·       
Experience
of working with local partners and District Local Government in Health,
Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection program delivery

·       
Ability
to speak local language and directly interact with target group will be an
added advantage

·       
Strong
analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.

·       
Ability
to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively
as a member of a team.

·       
Willingness
to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous
conditions.

·       
Computer
literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

·       
Availability
and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

·       
Highly
developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international
environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures

·       
Ability
to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.

·       
Highly
developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing,
negotiation and coaching

·       
Excellent
time management and planning capacity.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates who
wish to join Save the Children should apply online at the link below.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 9th April 2021

 

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