3 Entry Level Cluster Accountant Job Opportunities – The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)

Organisation: The AIDS
Support Organization (TASO Uganda)
Funding Source: Centre for
Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) Uganda
Duty Station: Uganda
VA No.: TASO-2017-HR/5
REF: REF: TS/HR/SORP-01
Reports to: Cluster Team
Leader
About Us:
The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda) is an organisation
contributing to a process of preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and
improving the quality of Life of persons, families and communities affected by
HIV infection and disease.
About CDC Project:
TASO has received a 5-year CDC-PEPFAR Grant to implement accelerated
HIV/AIDS epidemic control activities through a Health Systems Strengthening
approach in Soroti Region, covering 8 districts of Soroti, Kaberamaido (Cluster
1), Katakwi, Amuria (Cluster 2), Serere, Kumi, Bukedea and Ngora (Ouster 3). In
addition, TASO will be implementing accelerated HIV/AIDS epidemic control activities
through a Health Systems Strengthening approach in Masaka and Kalungu
districts, as a Sub-recipient under the Masaka Region Rakai Health Sciences
Program (RHSP) Consortium funded by PEPFAR through CDC.
Job Summary: The Accountant
will mainly prepare and examine financial records. They will make sure that
records are accurate and that taxes are paid properly and on time. The
Accountant shall perform overviews of the financial operations of the project
at Cluster level in order to help it run efficiently. The Accountant will also
provide technical assistance to the sub-grantees at various levels to ensure
strict adherence to financial regulations; timely retiring of accountabilities
before other disbursements are made.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:   
  • Examine financial statements to ensure
    accuracy and conformity to regulations and donor needs
  • Ensure that statements and records comply
    with laws and regulations
  • Taxes owed computed, tax returns prepares,
    prompt payment of staff; sub-grantees and service providers
  • Ensure that account books inspected and
    accounting systems kept up-to-date
  • Ensure that all financial records are
    organized and maintained
  • Innovate ways to reduce costs, and ensure
    program quality
  • Provide auditing services for sub-grantees
    to ensure compliance with donor requirements
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidates for the CDC Project
    Accountant jobs should hold Bachelor’s degree in Commerce majoring in
    Accounting and Finance.
  • Professional Level II CPA/ ACCA will be an
    added advantage
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in
    financial accounting in a busy PEPFAR or USG-funded organization.
  • Previous experience working in PEPFAR or
    USG-funded organizations is highly desirable
  • Previous exposure and experience in
    applications of the NAVISION Accounting Software
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency
    in MS Excel, MS Word, Power point and MS Outlook
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are invited to send an application
letter, resume, copies of academic certificates, testimonials and three
referees. All interested Candidates MUST attach a fully filled Application
Form, download
here
, or pick it from any TASO Centre and register in the applications
book.
Note: Please firmly
staple your papers together only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Please forward your applications to:                  
The Director, Human Resource & Administration,
P.O. Box 10443, Kampala. Uganda
      
OR Hand deliver your application to TASO HQ level II, located at Old
Mulago Hospital
Deadline: 27th May
2017 by 4:30pm
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