26 April 2017

Accounts Manager Non-profit Jobs - CARE International

Job Title:            Accounts Manager 
Organisation: CARE International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Country Director

About US:
CARE International is a leading global development and humanitarian organization. In 2014, CARE worked in 90 countries around the world, supporting 880 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects, reaching more than 72 million people. CARE International in Uganda (CARE) works with others to make a sustainable improvement in the lives of the very poor, with a focus on women and girls. Our current program focusses on women and girls’ economic rights, particularly financial inclusion and governance of natural resources women and girls depend upon, and on their sexual and reproductive health rights, including a life free of violence. Our programming is guided by our core values of excellence, accountability, respect, integrity and transparency.

Job Summary: The Accounts Manager will be responsible for the review, approval & reconciliation of general ledger, accounts payable & receivable, and cash management activities; and ensuring appropriate segregation of duties within the team. Within general ledger, he/she will be responsible for approving certain GL journal entries such as payroll and spreadsheet uploads from disconnected sub-offices; determining cost pools and allocation factors, and communicating these factors to the Finance Director for review and submission to the shared services center for processing allocations. Within accounts receivable, the incumbent will be responsible for ensuring that any physical payments received at the CO are deposited and recorded. The CO accounting supervisor will be responsible for forecasting needs, performing treasury transfers, determining if new accounts/banking services are required, and working with headquarters to Bridger check and establish services with new providers. This position will also be responsible for coordinating all CO audits both internal and external.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the CARE International Accounts Manager job placement must hold a Bachelors’ Degree in Business Administration or finance management and a full professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA, CIMA, ICSA, etc equivalent as must OR Master’s degree in a relevant qualification like accounting, Finance or an MBA but bias of Finance or accounting
  • A minimum of five years of professional work experience
  • Extensive knowledge of Key donor regulations and compliance requirements (USG, EU, ECHO CIDA, UNDP, UNHCR)
  • Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in Microsoft Office and good skills in using financial software applications
  • Knowledge of People Soft software is desired.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated CV and cover letter with three professional referees to the address or e-mail below. All applications shall be marked: “Accounts Manager”. E-mails that exceed 2MB will not be considered.

People Performance Group,
Plot 8 Kitante Close,
P.O. Box 12405 Kampala, Uganda

Email to: application@ppg.co.ug

Deadline: 13th July 2017


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