NGO Finance Jobs - Senior Accountant at Hospice Africa Uganda (HAU)


Job Title: Senior Accountant
Organisation: Hospice Africa Uganda (HAU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About HAU:
Since 1993, Hospice Africa Uganda (HAU) has promoted modern methods of pain and symptom control as well as holistic care for patients living with cancer and HIV/AIDs. HAU strives to uphold excellent clinical standards and provide quality education courses and advocacy activities to promote the spread of palliative care throughout Uganda and Africa. Hospice Africa Uganda has a head office in Kampala and field offices in Hoima and Mbarara.

Job Summary: The Senior Accountant will oversee, coordinate the accounting functions and communicate as required by HAU policies and donor requirements.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conduct bank reconciliation statements are prepared and properly approved.
  • Manage the financial system to offer accurate and timely information to ensure funds are allocated as per the budget
  • Review and authorize all financial transactions posted into computerized accounting systems.
  • Prepare timely donor financial reports.
  • Communicate HAU financial policies, procedures and guidelines to staff and other key stakeholders.
  • Participate in the budget monitoring and control system
  • Collect, collate and summarise the organizational income and use of funds and other statistics and financial information to be readily availed to those who require it.
  • Develop and maintain appropriate book keeping for the different activities.
  • Ensure there is a system in place for keeping individual and corporate donors informed of work progress.
  • Perform any other related duties as assigned or requested.

 Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The candidate should possess a relevant Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with professional qualifications i.e. ACCA, CPA or CIMA or any other related discipline. 
  • At least eight years of relevant experience in a related role
  • Prior experience in and NGO work environment will be an added advantage.

 How to Apply:
All suitably and qualified candidates with the necessary credentials are required to hand deliver , E-mail or post a typed cover letter with and updated CV indicating three professional referees to: The Head Human Resource and Administration Director, Hospice Africa Uganda, Plot 130, Makindye Rd, Opposite Makindye Country Club, P.O. Box 7757, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 23rd December, 2013


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