Accounts Manager Non-profit Jobs – CARE International

Job Title:            Accounts Manager 
Organisation: CARE
Duty Station: Kampala,
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
  • 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
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:
Deadline: 13th July 2017

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