Jobs in Uganda - Accountant Job at StrongMinds

Accountant

Location:  Uganda


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 31 December 2020

Hiring Organization  StrongMinds

JOB DETAILS:
StrongMinds (www.strongminds.org) treats depression among women of all ages in Africa, where access to mental health treatment is extremely limited. To date, StrongMinds has treated more than 70,000 women with depression in Uganda and Zambia. We are the only organization scaling a solution to depression in Africa with a potential to serve millions in the next ten years. .

About the role
Under the leadership of the Senior Finance Officer, the Accountant is responsible for providing technical expertise and supporting the financial operations of StrongMinds Uganda and ensures timely and accurate financial reports and practices including review of cash management, financial disbursements, ledgers and ensuring high levels of compliance for both internal policies and statutory requirements.


Responsibilities:
Financial Systems and Financial reporting
• Ensure that the QuickBooks Accounting System is accurately and timely updated with all the financial transactions
• Prepare monthly reconciliations of debtors, creditors, bank accounts, cash accounts and other balance sheet accounts to identify differences and discrepancies in the accounts and prepare adjusting journals to make the relevant corrections.
• Ensure preparation and timely submission of monthly funds requests for the country program from the funding sources to ensure there’s sufficient liquidity at all times
• Manage and maintain the capitalized SMU fixed asset (FA) schedule tracking acquisitions, disposals and write offs and compute monthly depreciation charges.
• As per SMU guidelines, accurately review the payroll ensuring that staff salaries and related statutory deductions are made and paid in a timely manner.
• Prepare and share monthly financial reports with the program team
• Maintain an up to date reporting matrix and ensure that the quarterly, bi-annual and annual reports are submitted to the donors in a timely manner
• Participate in periodic program review meetings


Required Qualifications, Experience and Skills
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
• Partial or professional qualification in CPA, ACCA or other internationally recognized accounting qualification
• A minimum of 5 years of working experience in the accounting/finance department of an international NGO
• Experience in financial management, finance policy implementation, budget monitoring and financial reporting for donor grants
• Familiarity with QuickBooks accounting system will be an added advantage
• Good analytical skills and ability to present and report findings verbally and in writing


Job Education: Not Specified


Job Experience: Not Specified

Application procedure

To Apply Click Here https://strongminds1.recruitee.com/o/accountant  

Date Posted: 2020-12-21

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