Belgian NGO Jobs – Accountant at Vredeseilanden (VECO)

Job Title:   Accountant
Organisation: Vredeseilanden
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Regional
Finance, HR and Administration Manager
About VECO:
(VECO) is a Belgian NGO that envisions a world in which small scale farmers
claim their rights to achieve sustainable livelihoods. We believe that small
scale farming can feed the world and reduce rural poverty while respecting the
limits of the earth. VECO East Africa seeks to contribute to viable livelihoods
and empowerment of organised small scale farmers through improved income from
sustainable agriculture. VECO facilitates sustainable Agricultural Chain
Development with small scale farmers and private sector in East Africa. We
support small scale farmers in their ambitions to feed a growing world
Job Summary: The Accountant will
provide support financial support to the VECO Uganda program under the guidance
to the Finance, HR and Admin Manager. The incumbent will provide administrative
and logistics support for the good functioning of the Mbale Regional Office.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Responsible for daily accountancy tasks, following
agreed reporting format
Ensure timely consolidation of accounts
Oversee the pilot level accounting (veco spending)
Preparation and submission of reports
Responsible for collecting justification proofs,
control the conformity with regulation of expenses
Provide financial and logistical support
Manages services contracts (cleaning, ICT)
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should hold a University Degree in Finance
and Accountancy or equivalent by experience, Holder of CPA
A minimum of three years’ experience at country
Prior exposure and experience with people management
Prior experience in an international environment
Excellent analytical skills
Good coaching skills
Reliable, accurate and respects deadlines
Excellent cross-cultural communicator and active
Good working knowledge of relevant PC software
Knowledge of Navision is an asset
Proficiency in English
Knows key concepts and tools in HRM
Has a strong affinity with VE mission and values
Positive attitude focused on win-win solutions
Acts with integrity and respects others (working
Constructively challenges self and others (making it
Ability to deliver commitments (accountable)
Creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team, fosters
open dialogue and shares successes (building effective teams)
Inspires people to act (in accordance with the
vision/plan of Vredeseilanden)
Willingness to learn and share lessons learnt
How to Apply:
Please send a
copy of your motivation Letter and updated CV to and
with the position title in the subject line.
You may send
Uganda Program
Mbale Field Office,
Plot 18, House
No. 261 Wanale Road, Mbale
P. O. Box 2379,
Mbale Uganda East Africa.
E-mail to: Veco-ug @
Deadline: 18th September 2015.

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