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Published: Jan 24, 2023 (13 days ago)

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The Accountant will be part of the Finance team. He/she will support the Finance department with; Cash
management, bookkeeping and financial records management, Data Management, Audit Process, processaccounting on all financial matters pertaining to the project. The job holder will also support in internalcontrol management with the aim of achieving the project set objectives. The roles will be performed inline with the established FAWE Uganda/Plan Financial Procedures, and the General Accepted AccountingProcedures (GAAP) and the post holder will ensure confidentiality in and when handling financial matters.

QUALFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND COMPETENCES.


Qualifications:


 A Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Accounting option), Bachelors’ Degree in Accounting, or

Business Administration or other related field.

 At least level II of Certified Public Accountancy


Experience:


 At least 5 years’ in a similar position/accounting with an international or local NGO.


 Advanced knowledge of the Quick Books software is essential.


Responsibilities
The Accountant will be part of the Finance team. He/she will support the Finance department with; Cash
management, bookkeeping and financial records management, Data Management, Audit Process, processaccounting on all financial matters pertaining to the project. The job holder will also support in internalcontrol management with the aim of achieving the project set objectives. The roles will be performed inline with the established FAWE Uganda/Plan Financial Procedures, and the General Accepted AccountingProcedures (GAAP) and the post holder will ensure confidentiality in and when handling financial matters.

QUALFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND COMPETENCES.


Qualifications:


 A Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Accounting option), Bachelors’ Degree in Accounting, or

Business Administration or other related field.

 At least level II of Certified Public Accountancy


Experience:


 At least 5 years’ in a similar position/accounting with an international or local NGO.


 Advanced knowledge of the Quick Books software is essential.


1. Financial implementation of various projects towards ensuing value for money for all expenses in
the Project.

2. Documents and maintains complete and accurate supporting information for all financial

transactions.

3. Follow up on advances and timely retiring of all accountabilities in the database.

4. Develops schedules, completion of internal control audits and initiates actions necessary to correctinternal control weaknesses.

5. Coordinates and supports organisational internal and external audits.

6. Analyses all financial transactions and preparation of journal entries for accrual, prepayments,
corrections and adjustments.

7. Oversees the book keeping function including maintenance of the general ledger, accounts payable,

accounts receivable and payroll.

8. Carry out timely monthly bank reconciliations for the projects and ensure timely financialstatements are prepared in accordance with the donor contract agreements.

9. Supports the preparation of annual operating budgets and bi-annual forecasts


10. Any other related duties which will be assigned on day to day operations.


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