Project Accountant NGO Career Jobs – Save the Children International

Job Title:          Project
Organisation: Save
the Children International
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Save the Children is the
world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence
in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs for over
90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the
right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to
inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve
immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for
children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being
innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving
results at scale.  In Uganda, we implement programmes in six thematic
programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education,
Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in development
and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36
districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of Uganda,
Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 300 persons. We
save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their
potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through our work around
52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.
Job Summary: The Project
Accountant will provide support to DRC Emergency Response through managing the
filing system, proper petty cash management and initiating payments to
suppliers in a timely manner as well as making advance payments to staff in
line with the set policies, procedures and guidelines. The job holder may be
called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency team in cases of
humanitarian crisis.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Save the Children Project
    Accountant job placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce
    accounting option or the equivalent.
  • A minimum of two working experience in
    the related field
  • Partial or full completion of ACCA or
    CPA and knowledge of GAAP
  • Experience of working with local
    partners and District Local Government in Health, Education, HIV/AIDS or
    Child Protection program elivery
  • Ability to speak local language and
    directly interact with target group will be an added advantage
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic
    planning abilities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain
    conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a
  • Willingness to travel and work in
    hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
  • Computer literacy and excellent
    documentation skills are a must.
  • Availability and willingness to work
    extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and
    ability to work well in an international environment with people from
    diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to intervene with crisis
    management or troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and
    communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 23rd February 2018
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