Project Accountant – Decide Project Non-profit Jobs – Plan International

Organisation: Plan
International
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Finance
Manager – Lira
About US:
Plan International
was founded over 75 years ago and is one of the oldest and largest children’s
development organizations (non-profit / INGOs) in the world. We work in 50 developing
countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift
millions of children out of poverty. Plan’s vision is of a world in which all
children realize their full potential in societies that respect people’s rights
and dignity. Plan is independent, with no religious, political or governmental
affiliations.
Job Summary:
The Project Accountant – Decide Project will ensure the financial integrity of
Decide – End child marriage project based in Lira, providing consolidated
financial plans and reports for the project in compliance with donor and Plan
financial guidelines. The role has a strong monitoring and capacity building
dimension, ensuring that the partners follow accountability procedures and that
their financial management capacities are strengthened. The role will directly
support the Project Manager in financial monitoring and reporting and the
overall capacity building strategy for the partners.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Ensure
that finance and procurement procedures are adhered to by all partners and
implementing staff.
·        
Ensure
that all budget queries are responded to in time with the right and adequate
information
·        
Support
project annual audit processes.
·        
Support
project liquidation processes and ensure Quarterly review of all project
expenditure reports and correction of exceptions.
·        
Conduct
budget monitoring and provide monthly and quarterly updates on budget
utilization and performance.
·        
Develop,
maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted
costs to actual costs.
·        
Maintains
accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
·        
Reconciles
financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
·        
Develop
capacity building plan on financial issues and builds the financial management
capacities of partners so that they can comply with donor and Plan accounting
standards.
·        
Guide
the Project Manager on financial monitoring issues, expenditure and alignment
with targets and overall implementation plan.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        
The
applicant for the Plan International Project Accountant – Decide Project
job opportunity must hold a 
degree in Finance and Accounting, Business
Administration, Accounting and other related
discipline
·        
Must be certified accountant
·        
Holds CPA certifications
·        
Five years of
experience in finance and accounting position with I
NGO.
·        
Excellent
Accounting skills
·        
Demonstrated
Corporate Finance skills
·        
Knowledgeable
of accounting systems
·        
Excellent
knowledge in financial Reporting,
·        
Pays
Attention to Detail and Deadline-Oriented.
·        
Financial
compliance management
·        
Training
and capacity building skills
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates should send their letters of application, together with
updated CVs, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant certificates, names
and contact details of three references plus salary history and send to:
The Country Human
Resources and Organizational Development Manager,
Plan Uganda
Email to: uganda.recruitment@plan-international.org
Deadline: 1st June 2018
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