Accountant NGO Jobs –  Chapter Four Uganda

Job Title:    Accountant

Organisation: Chapter Four Uganda

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Finance and Administration Manager


About US:

Chapter Four Uganda is an independent not-for profit non-partisan organization dedicated to the protection of civil liberties and promotion of human rights for all in Uganda. It derives its name from the bill of rights contained under chapter four of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda. Incorporated in 2013 under the laws of Uganda, Chapter Four Uganda is a robust and coordinated mechanism for legal response to abuse of civil liberties. The organization provides bold and innovative legal response through representation, litigation and counsel to the most vulnerable and discriminated sections of society.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Ensure the efficient management of Chapter Four Uganda’s financial resources in accordance with internal policies and financial standards.
  • Ensure that all Chapter Four Uganda financial obligations and statutory requirements are fulfilled, including requirements to funding partners and timely reporting to Donors and stakeholders.
  • Participate in budget exercises including annual and programme specific budgeting.
  • Ensure monthly budget monitoring for the organization.
  • Liaise with the Head of Finance to participate in annual audit exercises, including preparation of necessary documentation.
  • Ensure timely disbursement / payment of statutory dues e.g. NSSF, PAYE, as well as core costs e.g. salaries, utility bills and programme expenses
  • Identify, recommend and participate on the review and update of organizational financial policies
  • Ensure adequate record keeping of all financial data as per Chapter Four Uganda policies. E.g. filing of vouchers, receipts and other documents.
  • Ensure implementation and adherence to internal controls.
  • Participate in project proposal writing i.e. design / review project budgets.
  • Feed data in accurate manner in the accounting software.
  • Ensure safety of the accounting information and risk management.
  • Preparation of monthly reconciliation and budget Variance analysis.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a University Degree in Accountancy or financial management, B.COM, BBA etc
  • At least three years’ experience in finance and accounting.
  • Extensive experience in preparing and managing significant budgets with diverse streams of income and expenditure.
  • Extensive experience in working with computerised accounting systems, preferably QuickBooks.
  • Experience in designing and delivering finance, policies and systems.
  • Experience in analysing financial data and communicating to non-finance staff.



  • Part or a complete Level of ACCA, CPA, ACIS, CPE or equivalent.


How to Apply:

All interested applicants should submit their applications (cover letter addressed to the Executive Director, CV, and academic documents) by email to


Deadline: 14th May 2021


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