30 June 2016

Accountant Non-profit Jobs - Sasakawa Global 2000-Uganda (SAA/SG2000)

Job Title:      Accountant
Organisation: Sasakawa Global 2000-Uganda (SAA/SG2000)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Sasakawa Global 2000-Uganda (SAA/SG2000) is a non-profit non-governmental international organization that promotes demonstration and widespread adoption of improved pre and post-production agricultural technologies for smallholder farmers in Uganda in collaboration with relevant government institutions, farmers’ organizations and the private sector.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Manage the Finance Function of the Organization and ensure adherence to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles as required by the Government and Donors,
  • Maintain an up-to-date financial entries in a computerized accounting system,
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations, payroll and staff terminal benefits
  • Prepare accounts and audit reports for the project,
  • Keenly monitor financial operations of subsidiary projects linked to the main project
  • The incumbent will manage and control projects expenditures, analyzing expenditure against budget and give explanation for variances, if any,
  • Prepare quarterly and annual budgets, financial reports for submission to donors,
  • Compute and ensure all relevant taxes and social benefits are paid to relevant institutions,
  • Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures
  • Maintain financial security by following internal controls,
  • Ensure financial forecasting and risk analysis,
  • Verify completeness, existence and accuracy of all accounting information
  • Perform any other duties as may be required by the management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate should hold a University degree in Commerce, Business Administration or any related discipline. Additional professional training (ACCA, CPA or similar certification) and relevant Masters will be an added advantage.
  • At least six years’ experience in a reputable NGO is a pre-requisite.
  • Previous experience in Peachtree accounting system.

How to Apply:  
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should E-mail an application letter, updated CV with names of three referees and scanned copies of relevant academic credentials to:

The Country Director,
Sasakawa Global 2000-Uganda
Ruth Towers, Plot 15A Clement Hill Road
P.O. Box 6987, Kampala-Uganda

E-mail: sg2000uganda@saa-safe.org and copy: asnakech@saa-safe.org

Deadline: 6th July, 2016 by 5:00 PM

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