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Project Accountant Job at ACODEV - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Project Accountant

Jobs at:
ACODEV

Deadline of this Job:
10th November, 2017

Duty Station:
Uganda

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Job details:
ACODEV is a regional NGO that was founded in 2003 and runs integrated Community Development Programs in Public Health, Human Rights, OVC support, Livelihood and Grassroots Capacity Development programs including sub-granting for small grassroots organizations in East and now Southern Africa region.
With funding from USAID, ACODEV, in partnership with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) as the Prime, is implementing a S-year consortium Program: Sustainable Outcomes for Children and Youth (SOCY). The Program is designed to improve the health, nutrition, education and psychosocial wellbeing of orphaned and vulnerable children, as well as reduce abuse, exploitation and neglect among this population. It is expected to reach a minimum of 625,000 children and their caregivers within 101,500 households in 19 districts in central, south western and western Uganda. The program will improve outcomes for vulnerable children and youth by strengthening the systems that surround them; caregivers will have greater economic opportunities, which will increase their resilience and make them less susceptible to shocks; local government structures and C505 will be strengthened to provide services targeting the diverse needs of vulnerable children, and health and social service agencies will strengthen their coordination and referral systems to provide integrated care along the continuum of response.

SILC and Youth group formation are the key vehicles used to support the beneficiary groups. It is anticipated that for every household enrolled will have a minimum of one youth, making, approximately 100,000 Youth. 80% of these are expected to participate in SOCY Project activities. ACODEV provides Technical Assistance (TA) to the programs operations of consortium C505. It is against this background that ACODEV is looking for suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacancies below, to carryout vertical project activities, in the districts of: Central Region: Wakiso, Luwero & Hoima; Western Region: Kyenjojo, Kibaale, Sheema & Mitooma.
Job Title: Project Accountant
Number of positions: 1
Duty Station: National Office
Reports to: Finance and Administration Manager (FM)
Key Roles and Job Requirements
Responsible for the general accounting function including preparing journal entries, ensuring donor grants compliance requirements, ensuring donor financial reports are timely and in compliance with donor regulations, maintaining balance sheet schedules and ledgers and account and bank reconciliations. Assisting with monthly closings and account analysis and supporting the Finance and Administration Manager in carrying out the responsibilities oi the Finance department, Administering and monitoring the financial system in order to ensure that ACODEV finances are maintained in an accurate and timely manner; ensuring ACODEV'5 compliance to tax obligations.
Job Requirements:
Computerized accounting with proficiency in QuickBooks; San-systems; Agresso; on Accounts payable and accounts receivables, Generally accepted accounting principles and fund accounting; An understanding of relevant NGO legislation, policies and procedures; An understanding of the cultural and political environment.

Job application procedure
Hand deliver your application letter, print of filled form picked from ACODEV website www.acodevuganda.org, CV, academic and other certifications to the addresses below, by 10th November, 2017, at 5:00 pm. The Recruitment Manager, ACODEV, National Office: Plot 98/99 Masoli Road, 600m off Gayaza Road; P.O. Box 22234 Kampala-Uganda; Or ACODEV Western Regional Office: Plot 29 Bukonzo Road, Muyenga, next to Rwenzori the Gardens, Kasese Municipality; Tel: +256(0)414599684 (Office). INDICATE THE POSITION APPLIED FOR & DISTRICT/LOCATION ON TOP OF THE ENVELOPE. Use the Biota Form downloadable from our website, to summarize your profile.