07 November 2016

Senior Accountant Non-profit Jobs - Mildmay Uganda

Job Title:        Senior Accountant
Organization: Mildmay Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance Manager

About US:
Mildmay Uganda is a faith- based local Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) offering Comprehensive HIV Care & treatment, Training, Research & General Medical Services; also providing Health Systems Strengthening to scale up comprehensive HIV/AIDS Services in 16 districts of Central Uganda.

Job Summary: The Senior Accountant will support the Finance Manager in backstopping all financial processes and ensuring financial reports are accurate and in compliance with all regulatory requirements

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         In charge of checking all financial payments in accordance with financial and other related policies before authorization for payment by the Finance Manager
·         Reviewing all Bank reconciliation statements and ensuring that all outstanding entries are reconciled in timely manner
·         Responsible for reviewing all accounting entries for validity, accuracy and relevancy before they are posted in the financial system for report generation
·         Preparing and submitting financial reports drafts for review by the Finance Manager and ensuring all related schedules are prepared. This will include preparation, analysis and commentary on all balance sheet & Income statement account balances
·         In charge of monitoring the Balance sheet items and ensuring timely action on all assets and Liability accounts
·         Supporting the Finance Manager in the Treasury function by tracking the performance of all bank accounts and associated interest earned. This will include tracking the Investment in the Reserve account as per financial policy
·         Assist the Finance Manager in red flagging all policy related issues airing from the backstopping activities and generating policy amendment recommendations where necessary
·         Regularly review the operations of the Cash office and ensure appropriate controls are in place in the management of cash
·         Perform other roles as shall be assigned by the Finance Manager from time to time as part of the team principle in the department. This will include deputizing the Finance Manager while away

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate should hold a first Degree preferably B.Com (Accounting), BBA (Accounting) plus full professional qualifications such as ACCA, CPA, CIMA
·         At least five years, two of them in middle management positions in Accounting, Finance or Auditing field
·         Broad knowledge of Financial Reporting standards and other regulatory requirements
·         Knowledge of donor financial accounting procedures (multi donor reporting)
·         Proficiency in at least two accounting packages (including Navision)
·         The applicant must also be flexible, reliable, and in sympathy with the Christian values of Mildmay Uganda
·         Evidence of a non-judgemental approach regarding race, religion, culture, sexuality and lifestyle is critical.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their interest to The Human Resource Manager at Mildmay Uganda, Entebbe Road, Lweza, Kampala, Uganda at hr@mildmay.or.ug clearly indicating in the subject of the email, the position applied for or through P.O. Box 24985, Kampala. Certified copies of academic transcripts, a full CV indicating current salary and other benefits should be provided, and two professional referees (one of whom should be a former employer).

Deadline: 11th November 2016

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