Fresher Accountant NGO Job Careers – Save the Children International

Title:          Accountant
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 240 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 Accountant will provide support 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 Accountant job placement
    should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce accounting option or the
  • Partial or full completion of ACCA or CPA and knowledge of GAAP
  • At least two years of related working experience
  • Ability to speak local language and directly interact with target
    group will be an added advantage
  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally
    under strenuous conditions.
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 16th July 2018
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