Jobs in Uganda - 02 Accountant Jobs at Enable

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Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 02

Deadline: 19 March 2021

Hiring Organization: Enable

JOB DETAILS:
BACKGROUND:
Enabel, Belgian development agency, together with different Government Ministries, are implementing the bilateral Co-operation between Uganda & Belgium.
Enabel in Uganda is seeking to recruit a pool of Accountants fit to fill in positions with the different projects. Experience sought is mainly in Accounting and Grants. .

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Result Area 1: As Grants Officer
• Thoroughly study the Enabel grants guidelines and procedures;
• Provide support in the review of budgets/concepts/proposals for different calls. - Provide technical input in the formulation of Grants
Grant guidelines; Take the leading role in training the Grant beneficiary and its selective partners in all Grant Management and Grant financial accountability principles along the Enabel Grant guidelines;
• Develop Grant accountability check lists for the Grant beneficiary and its selective partners;
• Verify the financial accountability submissions by the Grant beneficiary on its correctness and completion; Verify the Grant beneficiary financial replenishment requests and ensure the
timely remittance of funds to the beneficiary;
• Advise your superiors and the Intervention Manager on the financial : - performance as well as bottlenecks of all Grants issued; Support Grantees during reporting processes to ensure submission (accurate and complete) of timely reports (Financial and Narrative) by Grantees including verification, review and quality checks of Financial reports; Review quarterly (financial and technical) reports from Grantees within the specified period using the approved Financial and Technical appraisal
checklist; . Follow up on budget change and & requests from the grantee,
Identify capacity building needs of partners on Financial Management, Accounting, Procurement and Asset Management as well as Financial Reporting;
Result Area 2: As Finance Officer:
• Ensure all approved invoices from external parties (contractors, suppliers...)
are paid in time using the most appropriate transfer methods; Follow-up on all project financial transactions, maintain cash, bank and mobile money accounts as well as ensure monthly bank account reconciliations; Ensure liquidation of any internal advances and update advances outstanding by the end of each month and report accordingly to the Financial Controller;
• Follow up the advances and balances of suppliers accounts;
• Check all technical aspects of the accounting system in reference to available technical sheets on dedicated repositories:
• Prepare Monthly staff payrolls for bank transfers at the end of each month;
Result Area 3: As Accountant:
• Ensure Accounting codes and budget lines are correct;
• Ensure quality and completeness and justification and supporting accounting documents for all expenses following the set guidelines;
• Record all Project expenses properly in the appropriate financial Management systems following the set guidelines; Produce monthly accounting statements for checking and control by the
Financial Controller;
• Keep track of accounting data by putting reference on the specific documents on a monthly basis. Follow up on VAT and other mandatory tax issues
Results Area 4: As Budget Support:
• Provide all necessary accounting data and information to the Financial Controller and the intervention Manager for them to be able to follow-upon Execution, budgeting and planning;
Result Area 5: As Reporter:
Prepare and generate monthly financial reports; Be responsible for transparent and consistent filing of all Finance, Banking and cash management documents.


Skills and Person Specification:
• Knowledge of operational issues with Grant funding and its financial accountability issues are compulsory:
• Proven ability to work under tight deadlines (and deliver financial reports) on time;
• Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, etc.);
• Highly conversant with a Financial Management software:
• Strong analytical mind and goal oriented work attitude Salary Package Enabel will offer a monthly gross salary package of between UGX 4.3M-4.8M, Medical insurance and a 13th Month package paid in December. Salary is accordance to the years of experience.


Qualification:
• Bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting, Business Administration,
Commerce i Qualified and or under taking anyone of the professional accounting courses e.g. CPA, ACCA



Education:
• Bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting, Business Administration,
Commerce i Qualified and or under taking anyone of the professional accounting courses
e.g. CPA, ACCA



Experience
• Minimum 5 years' Professional experience in Finance and Accounting, budget support / Grant management;
• Additional Training in Financial Management Procedures is of an added advantage; . Strong experience in financial reporting and financial analysis;

Application procedure

Application Procedure: Interested applicants should submit their hard copy applications including a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV) of 4 pages' maxiinum and copies of relevant academic documents with names of at least 3 professional referees; their emails and telephone contacts to:
The Human Resource Officer; Plot 1B Lower Kololo Terrace,
P.O. Box 40131, Kampala.
On-line applications to be submitted to: https://jobs.enabel.be/go/All-vacancies/4648801/ 
Send in your application not later than Friday 19th March 2021 at 5pm. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted and invited for a written test.

Date Posted: 2021-03-08

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