Jobs in Uganda - Accountant Job at Uganda Development and Health Associates (UDHA)

Accountant Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 09 April 2021

Hiring Organization: Uganda Development and Health Associates (UDHA)

Uganda Development and Health Associates (UDHA) strives to empower, promote and strengthen key health and development interventions in communities where we work. We envision a society in which people are fully empowered to manage their health and development needs. UDHA seeks to fill the positions below in anticipation of a sub Grant award to implement the HIV/TB activities supported by the Global Fund through THE AIDS Support Organization (TASO) Uganda, the Second Principal recipient of the Global Fund , UDHA will be a Sub Recipient(SR) of TASO Uganda for third cycle of the New Funding Model (NFM3) for the period 2021 to 2023. The Grants aims to support the implementation of Uganda's Response to the HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis.
Job Title : Accountant (Full Time).
No of Vacancy : 1
Terms : Contract basis based on performance
Reports to the : Finance and Administration Manager.
Location : UDHA headquarters in Iganga. .

Job purpose:
The job holder shall assist in coordination, analyzing, summarizing and recording of UDHA financial transactions.
Job Roles/responsibilities, personal specifications and Competencies/additional skills.
• Ensures project financial reports are compiled, aligned with narrative reports and submitted in a timely manner to keep all stake holders informed.
• Produces monthly, quarterly year-end actual budget (variance) analysis and other management information that may be required from time to time.
• Ensures expenditure are incurred and reported in line with contractual agreements with donors.
• Supports the Finance and Administration department in ensuring full compliance with policies & procedures, particularly around cash, advances and banking
• Prepare Monthly staff payrolls for bank transfers at the end of each month.
• Prepare and submit Beyonic/Mobile Money and bank reconciliations to the Finance and Administration Manager for review and approval.
• Preparing cash forecasts to identify monthly funding requirements to optimize resources and deliver value for money
• Ensure proper coding of transaction before they are posted into QuickBooks & donor specific templates.
• Follow on mandatory statutory obligations and ensure that the deadlines are adhered to
• 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
• Perform other tasks as assigned by his/her supervisors from time to time.

Personal Specifications
The applicant for the Accountant job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or Finance with level 11 of CPA or ACCA.

Work Experience:4 Years work experience in the accounting /Finance with at least 2 years providing support to a busy NGO of professional staff, where a considerable amount of analytical skills are called for.
Knowledge of operational issues with Grant funding and its financial accountability issues is a must.
• Financial Management, Planning, Budgeting and Coordination, Coaching and Mentoring, Accountability; Ethics and Integrity; and Team work.
• Ability to resolve problem situations in a tactful manner
• Effective communicator, both orally and in writing; ability to deal with persons of diverse cultures
• Highly conversant with QuickBooks.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Strong experience in financial reporting and financial analysis
• Attention to detail and accuracy.
• Proven ability to work under tight deadlines (and deliver financial reports) on time

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Application procedure

Please provide a detailed CV that demonstrates the job requirements specified, academic qualifications, employment experience including current position, and contact details of at least two referees preferably from previous or current employments.
All candidates who meet the requirements are encouraged to submit in single PDF their cover letter, CV and CERTIFIED copies of academic documents of not more than 2GB addressed as below to:  with copy to 
The Executive Officer Uganda Development and Health Associates (UDHA) P. O. Box 77, Iganga Municipality
Posting date: 15-March-2021
Closing date: 09-April-2021 by 5:00pm
Note: UDHA is an equal opportunity employer therefore Females and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
In case you have the relevant qualifications and experience required, please submit your application to the address below.
While UDHA appreciates all the interested applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. In case you do not hear from UDHA one month after the closing date, please consider yourself unsuccessful. Please note that any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Any telephone solicitation will lead to automatic disqualification. UDHA takes no responsibility of any costs by applicants that apply for any of the positions advertised here.

Date Posted: 2021-03-18




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