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Fresher Accountant NGO Job Careers - Save the Children International


Job 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 equivalent.
  • 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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