Ukaid Project Finance Jobs – Accountant at Cheshire Services Uganda (CSU)

Job Title: Accountant
Organisation: Cheshire
Services Uganda (CSU)
Project: Girl Education
Challenge (GEC)
Reports to: Finance and
Administration Manager
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About CSU:
Cheshire Services Uganda (CSU) is a local nongovernmental organization
working in the field of disability arid development CSU is a member of the
Leonard Cheshire Disability Global Alliance, a membership of over 55 countries.
CSU works with and for Persons with Disabilities through four thematic
programme areas of Livelihood, Inclusive Education, Advocacy and campaign and
Health and rehabilitation. CSU has been selected by the Girls Education
Challenge (GEC) to receive DFID funding to design a project to effect
long-lasting and transformative change for girls with disabilities in Kampala
district. The project will support girls with disabilities to enroll and
demonstrate learning and retention in mainstream primary schools. CSU will in
the next five months develop the project further basing on the baseline to be
conducted. CSU therefore wishes to recruit a highly qualified and sett
motivated team to deliver the project upon final approval for implementation.
Job Summary: The Accountant will
be responsible for the finance’s mandates for the organisation.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The accountant will be responsible for
    petty cash management.
  • Processing of payments including all the
    documentations related to payments.
  • Daily maintenance of financial records.
  • Preparation of monthly bank reconciliation
    statements.
  • Participate in the production of annual
    financial reports.
  • Responsible for maintaining the stores
    records.
  • Participate in Budgeting process.
  • Participate in the Preparation of periodic
    budget performance analysis.
  • Management of all organisation’s utility
    bills.
  • Maintenance of organization’s asset
    register.
  • Any other duties by superiors. 
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant should hold a degree in
    Finance, Accounting, Commerce, Business Administration or its equivalent
  • Professional qualification in Accounting
    (ACCA or CPA level 2) is an added advantage.
  • At least two to three years of post
    qualification experience in accounting and finance in donor funded
    programmes.
  • Good working knowledge of accounting
    packages is a must.
  • Proven track record in accounting and
    financial management
  • Ability to develop budgets, forecasts and
    financial reports.
Language requirements: Knowledge of English and the local
language,
Other Personal Competencies:
Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment, good problem solving, planning
and organizing, and customer care skills.
Additionally, all prospective employees should demonstrate the ability
to work in a team, independently with minimum supervision as well as ability to
work with Persons with Disabilities.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their application letters,
CVs with three referees and copies of academic documents and state current and
expected salary amount to:
The Chairperson Cheshire Services, Uganda Plot 953, Koire Close, off
Bukoto-Ntinda Road, Bukoto. P.O Box 70012 Clock Tower, Kampala, Uganda
NB: Please clearly indicate
on the envelope the position you are applying for. CSU is an equal opportunity
employer and encourages suitably qualified persons with disabilities and
females to apply.
Deadline: 31st July,
2013
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