Accountant NGO Jobs – Sasakawa Africa Association-Uganda (SAA/SG2000)

Job Title:    Accountant

Organization: Sasakawa Africa Association-Uganda

Duty Station:  Uganda

 

About US:

Sasakawa Africa Association-Uganda (SAA/SG2000) is a non-profit non-governmental international organization that promotes demonstration and widespread adoption of improved pre and post-production agricultural technologies for smallholder farmers in Uganda in collaboration with relevant government institutions, farmer’ organizations and the private sector.

 

The Organization wishes to recruit highly competent, organized, pro-active, self-driven and experienced professionals to fill the positions for its Smallholder Horticulture Empowerment and Promotion Approach (SHEP) in Adjumani region. The project targets to work with 1,200 farmers organized in 60 farmer groups in 6 sub counties of Adjumani District. This project is 11 months running up to March 2022.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • General accounting tasks, including reconciling and maintaining balance sheet accounts and general ledger operations, preparing journal entries, preparing monthly closing and financial reports, preparing account/bank reconciliations:
  • Ensure all expenses are within assigned project budget and verify the completeness of all required supporting documentation for all payments voucher;
  • Ensure account receivables and payables activities are performed accurately and timely; Ensure timely and accurate monthly and Quarterly closure of accounts, including bank reconciliation, and submit reports to the Finance Officer as per prescribed deadlines;
  • Ensure financial data on the accounting software, Navision Dynamic 2017 is updated;
  • Prepare Monthly, quarterly and Annual Financial reports and present for review in appropriate timeframes




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a University degree in Commerce, Business Administration or any related discipline. Extra professional training (ACCA, CPA or similar certification) and relevant Masters will be an added advantage.
  • Good experience in the Navision Dynamic Accounting system.
  • A minimum of six years of experience in a reputable NGO is a pre-requisite.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should Email their applications including an application letter, a two-paged CV and scanned copies of relevant academic credentials to:

 

The Country Director, Sasakawa Africa Association

E-mail: sg2000uganda@saa-safe.org

 

NB: Sasakawa Africa Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Women are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

Deadline: 9th June 2021

 

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