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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Accountant Job at Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy ( NIMD ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

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Jobs at:
Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy ( NIMD )

Deadline of this Job:
5.00pm on Friday 10th August, 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Based in the Hague, the Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy ( NIMD ) works to promote peaceful, just and inclusive politics worldwide. Founded in 2000 by seven Dutch political parties across the political spectrum , NIMD currently works with more than 200 political parties in over 20 countries in Africa, middle East, Latin America, Asia and Eastern Europe.
NIMD’s overall objective in Uganda is to help foster a well functioning, strong and vibrant multiparty democracy. We do this by facilitation of the dialogue between all political parties represented in Parliament and encouraging them to cooperate on political issues. in addition to this. NIMD with financial support of the Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) will also implement the Political Parties Capacity Strengthening Program (PPOSP) for 3 years having started on the 1st July 2018. We seek to recruit qualified individuals with broad and demonstrable experience to fill the following positions in Kampala.
Post: Accountant
Reporting to the Finance Manager
To assist the Finance Manager of NIMD Uganda in the discharge of their functions; To ensure efficient and effective implementation of the PPCSP from a financial management and accounting perspective.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • A Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Business Administration. Finance from a recognized institution.
  • A professional qualification e.g. CPA, ACCA is desirable.
  • Minimum 3 years’ professional experience in accounting in a busy environment with good financial analytical skill.
  • Familiar with accounting software particularly Sage Accounting system.
  • Experience in managing finances for large budgets, in particularly donor funded projects, including the reviewing and preparation of financial reports.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • High level of integrity.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Accuracy/attention to details.
  • Computer literacy, proļ¬cient with MS Word, Excel and financial applications.
Job application procedure
Please send your application letter, documentation and CV to  by 5.00pm on Friday 10th August, 2018. Indicate the position you have applied for in the subject area of your email and address all applications to the Country Representatives. If you have not heard from us by the 30th August, 2018, consider your application unsuccessful