Fresher Accountant USAID Project Jobs – THETA

Job Title:    Accountant
Organization: THETA
Project Name: USAID
BETTER OUTCOMES PROJECT for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda.
Duty Station:
Reports to: Senior
About US:
THETA Uganda Limited
is a National Non-Governmental Organization established in 1995. Our primary
mission is to improve health of society through strengthening collaboration
between the traditional and biomedical health care systems through advocacy,
research, capacity development, partnerships and service-linkages.
THETA -Uganda in
collaboration with World Education Inc. / Bantwana (WEI/B) the financial
support from USAID are implementing a BETTER OUTCOMES PROJECT for Children and
Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda. The purpose of the project is to improve
access to comprehensive services across the continuum of HIV care and to help
vulnerable children and care givers prevent and respond to HIV, violence and
other adversities that impact child wellbeing in Northern Uganda, including the
District of Lira, Dokolo, and Kole.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Ensure compliance with all financial systems established by
    THETA-Uganda (as stated in the financial policies and procedure manual)
  • Maintain the general ledger accounts by reconciling accounts
    receivable and control accounts, analyzing and reconciling payable ledgers
  • Prepare project staff payroll and payment of staff salaries
  • Process monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports in time to
    facilitate management decisions
  • Monitor donor expenditure as per budget and produce a regular budget
    Vs actual reports
  • Assist in the coordination of annual donor budgeting as per THETA
    laid down procedure s and guidelines
  • Work closely with the programme team to establish the financial
    resources available for programme implementation
  • Prepare financial statements for external audit exercises
  • Collaborate with and provide information to external auditors during
  • Ensure financial reports produced are accurate and within agreed
  • Preparing monthly bank reconciliations of the BETTER OUTCOMES bank
  • Handling day to day accounting transactions
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the USAID Project Accountant job placement
    must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, BBA, BA (Accounting), B.Sc.
  • At least two years of related experience in a reputable
    Non-Governmental Organization with hands on experience in Finance and
  • Professional accounting qualification such as ACCA or CPA is an
    added advantage.
How to Apply:
All interested
candidates should send their CV, a cover letter with copies of academic certificates,
indicating 3 professional referees and their contacts to;
The Human Resource
THETA Uganda,
Plot 724/5 Mawanda
Road – Kamwokya,
P.O. Box 21175,
Kampala or Plot 62 Police Road, Adyel Division, Lira Municipality
Deadline: 18th May 2018
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