National Office Accountant NGO Jobs – Ayuda en Acción

 Job Title:    National Office Accountant

Organisation: Ayuda
en Acción

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

Ayuda en Acción is an organization with an international presence that,
from a global commitment, has been fighting against poverty, inequality and
exclusion since its birth in 1981. Our scope of action is developed in Africa,
Latin America, Asia, and from 2013 also in Spain, in those territories and
populations with greater vulnerability and less access to opportunities to
exercise their rights with equality and equity. A non-denominational,
non-partisan organisation committed to the values that stem from respect for
Human Rights and that believes in the need to generate changes that make social
justice possible, by addressing the causes that generate inequality of
opportunities, social exclusion and poverty. A supportive community of exchange
of values and capabilities, based on dignity, equality and mutual respect,
which includes more than 120,000 people, a large number of companies and
diverse collaborators, whose solidarity reaches around 2,500,000 people with
whom we work together to improve their lives.

 

Job Summary:  Ayuda
en Acción is recruiting experienced candidates to support the Administration
and Finance Department, being responsible for the accountancy of the Ugandan
National Programme while ensuring compliance to the Generally Accepted
Accounting Principles (GAAP) and standards (IFRS); ensuring the good management
and use  of the financial, human,
material and technological resources available, complying to the applicable
regulations; supporting other operational areas of the organization, partners,
communities, public institutions and other relevant actors to achieve the
organization’s objectives.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Post
daily financial transactions (cash and banks) in the accounting system ensuring
their compliance with IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standard) and the
Spanish general accounting plan;

·       
Maintain
and update archives of all administrative documentation in hard & soft
copies;

·       
Follow-up
accountabilities on all funds disbursed to staff to ensure timely liquidation
of advance funds;

·       
Petty
cash payments management and monthly cash reconciliation;

·       
Timely
Prepare payments to suppliers and submit them for approval;

·       
Assure
compliance with legal, accounting and tax local regulations;

·       
Prepare
monthly, quarterly and annual financial & accounting reports in accordance
with the established guidelines and deadlines;

·       
Monitor
the financial execution in order to identify and correct budgetary deviations
in a timely manner for an effective contribution to the Ayuda en Acción
objectives;

·       
Management
and control of the cash positions ensuring adequate liquidity levels at all
times for Ayuda en Acción project’s implementation and perform monthly bank
reconciliations;

·       
Ensure
compliance with Tax obligations: prepare URA, local taxes & NSSF forms and
payments;

·       
Support
in the management of the human resources area: timely preparation of accurate
payrolls, maintain and update personnel information records, etc;

·       
Support
procurement procedures and assure inventory control, in accordance with the
internal regulations established by the organization and donors;

·       
Follow
up on external/internal audits, accounting and projects’ execution processes;

·       
Monitor
and perform comprehensive evaluations within of the control of the accounting,
tax and financial management, developing and guaranteeing the sustainability of
the processes carried out;

·       
Enhance
the implementation of best practices and internal control mechanisms in the
resources management;

·       
Perform
any other duties as may be requested or assigned by the National Administrator.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant should have completed University studies in Finance/Accounting or
related. Valued: Chartered Accountant

·       
At least
five years of experience in a comparable position, preferably in an INGO
setting;

·       
High
skills in office software (Excel, Power Point, Word, etc.);

·       
High
skills in financial ERP (knowledge of SAP ERP will be a plus);

·       
Excellent
communication skills in English (spoken and written);

·       
Availability
to travel within the field programme area;

·       
Proficiency
in labour, accountancy and tax legislation in force.

·       
Teamwork;

·       
Problem
solving and innovation;

·       
Communication;

·       
Results
orientation;

·       
Initiative;

·       
Pro
Active, fast learner, cooperative and organized behavior.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

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