Fresher Accountant NGO Jobs - Malteser International

Job Title:      Accountant
Organization: Malteser International
Duty Station: Uganda

About Us:
Malteser International, the worldwide relief agency of the Order of Malta for humanitarian aid, works in more than 20 countries in Africa, Asia and the Americas for people in need, regardless of their religion, origin or political affiliation. Its mission is to provide emergency relief as well as to implement rehabilitation measures and to facilitate the link between emergency relief and sustainable development. Christian values and the humanitarian principles of impartiality and independence form the basis of its work in the following areas: Relief, Reconstruction & Rehabilitation; Health & Nutrition; Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH); Livelihood & Social Programs and Disaster Risk Reduction.

Job Summary: The Accountant supports the program coordination in the implementation of project activities as outlined in log frames as well as with the financial matters in relation to project management.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Handle petty cash expenses and bank payments for MI Arua Office
  • Collect all receipts arising from the purchase of goods and services
  • Update daily cash balance sheet and enter data in Malteser booking software according to booking instructions provide by Kampala office Accountant or Programme Coordinator
  • Ensure accuracy in bookkeeping for cash and bank books, preparation of cheques, bank communication
  • Ensure proper weekly and monthly reconciliation of cash books
  • Preparation of payroll for national staff in cooperation with Accountant in Regional office in Kampala and Programme Coordinator
  • Ensure timely monthly accountancy closure (e.g cash books, receipts, and cash count protocol) and send it to Regional Office in Kampala
  • Ensure complete monthly accountancy is scanned and uploaded in Malteser booking software
  • Sort receipts after monthly closure into project folders
  • Close cooperation with all Finance and Admin staff from Regional Office in Kampala


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a University degree in CPA or ACTA or equivalent is advantage
  • A minimum of two years of proven experience in finance management, preferably in the NGO sector. Working with donors like ECHO, PRM, BMZ is an asset
  • Fully computer literate (Microsoft Office) and good working knowledge of ITC technologies
  • Good organizational skills, flexibility, diplomatic and negotiation skill
  • Sensitivity for other cultures
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken), local languages an asset

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below.


NB: Please kindly submit your application (CV, letter of motivation, copies of diplomas and three professional references)

Deadline: 19th December 2017


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