Project Accountant

SOS Children’s Villages

Community & Social Services

NGO, NPO & Charity USh Confidential
New
2 weeks ago

Job Summary

The Accountant supports the Head of Finance to manage daily financial and accounting tasks. The Accountant is part of a team of professionals working to maintain order and transparency of the organisations finances. The overall goal of the position is to contribute to the overall efficient operation of the Finance Department to enable SOS Management to be fully aware of its financial condition to make the decisions to successfully achieve its objectives. S/he will oversee and control financial matters and assets, analyse and prepare financial statements and document all financial transactions. The ideal candidate is well versed in accounting principles and should be able to work comfortably with numbers, giving attention to detail.

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Entry level
  • Experience Length:2 years

Job Description/Requirements

Duties and Responsibilities
• Provide all the necessary financial information including approved budgets, monthly and quarterly financial statements for good and effective financial management
• Carry out financial forecasts and risk analysis and submit to the Head of Finance by the 28th of every month and follow them up to obtain timely feedback

• Prepare monthly and quarterly financial statements with analysis by the 7th day of the incoming month or quarter to support timely decision making at all levels
• Prepare monthly bank reconciliation for the project bank account
• Post and process all journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded
• Update Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivables, carrying out timely reconciliations and issuing invoices appropriately
• Monitor cash flow and ensure that adequate funding for all project activities has been received

• Interpret financial policies, regulations and follow internal controls ensuring that staff are well versed with such policies and guidelines in their day to day work
• Review expenses, payroll records, accountabilities
• Verify all payments within approved budget lines to ensure proper authorisation and that they contain relevant supporting documents
• Prepare and submit monthly reports on implementation, budget status and other project requirements to initiate timely decision making

• Update financial data in databases and ensure that physical accounting documents and other financial information is accurate, properly documented and stored in a manner which facilitates easy retrieval
• Manage petty cash and carry out regular cash counts in accordance with set guidelines
• Maintain an up to date fixed asset register and ensure that all assets are properly labelled and recorded.

Minimum Requirements
• A University degree in accounting, business administration, commerce with Professional Qualification up to at least ACCA, CPA Level 2 or Full Professional qualification in accounting
• At least 2 years accounting experience in a busy organization/setting
• Excellent organizing skills
• Great attention to detail
• Deadline-oriented
• Good communication and report writing skills
• Analytical and research skills
• IT Skills and familiarity with any accounting computer software.

How to Apply:

Send a motivation letter and CV as one PDF document/file (of maximum 8 pages for the Project Coordinator and 6 pages for all other positions), not later than 4:00pm on Friday 18th November 2022 via email to jobs@sosuganda.org  and copy to mhu@mentalhealthuganda.org  - subject line is the job title e.g. “Project Accountant”.


Important Safety Tips

  • Do not make any payment without confirming with the BrighterMonday Customer Support Team.
  • If you think this advert is not genuine, please report it via the Report Job link below.
Report Job

Share Job Post

Stay Updated

Join our newsletter and get the latest job listings and career insights delivered straight to your inbox.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our privacy policy.

Lorem ipsum

Lorem ipsum dolor (Location) Lorem ipsum USh Confidential

Job Function : Lorem ipsum

2 months ago

Lorem ipsum

Lorem ipsum dolor (Location) Lorem ipsum USh Confidential

Job Function : Lorem ipsum

2 months ago

Lorem ipsum

Lorem ipsum dolor (Location) Lorem ipsum USh Confidential

Job Function : Lorem ipsum

2 months ago

Stay Updated

Join our newsletter and get the latest job listings and career insights delivered straight to your inbox.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our privacy policy.

This action will pause all job alerts. Are you sure?

Cancel Proceed
Follow us On:
Follow us on FacebookFollow us on InstagramFollow us on LinkedInFollow us on TwitterFollow us on YouTube
Get it on Google Play
2022 BrighterMonday