Accountant – Skills Development Project NGO Jobs – Welthungerhilfe (WHH)

Organisation: Welthungerhilfe
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
(WHH), founded in 1962, is today one of the biggest Non-Governmental Aid and
development agencies in Germany. We campaign against worldwide hunger and for
sustainable food and nutrition security by promoting site-appropriate farming,
establishing access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene, improving
healthcare and education for people living in rural areas as well as promoting
skills development for youth.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage the Partner Projects Accounting
  • Assist assigned partner project in compiling finance reports and
    check on partner’s other administrative and reporting requirements as well
    on regular basis
  • Provide support in partner project annual/monthly financial
  • Maintain accounting related data on the basis of the current
    accounting software
  • Prepare vouchers for book keeping and indicate their cost
  • Verify correctness of vouchers including supporting documents
  • Prepare financial weekly updates, monthly reports and any other
    reports as requested
  • Receivable and Payable management – monitor invoices and follow up
    on outstanding issues and balances
  • Ensuring timely planning of external audits as required together
    with the head of the partner project
  • Processing payments to vendors, suppliers and service providers of
    partner requirements
  • Ensuring proper filing system is in place for all accounting
    documents and files
  • Preparation, review and dispatch of reports to Country office.
  • Control Financial Transactions of Partner Projects
  • Verify the correctness of the cash book and bank book transactions
    and report correctness
  • Verify the numerical correctness of contracts and execute payments
  • Monitor the Partner project compliance on deductions and payment of
    statutory taxes
  • Assist the Partner Project’s Financial Management
  • Monitor the cash flow situation
  • File all important documents regarding the partner project’s
    accounting and finances
  • Assist prepare financial declarations to the authorities
  • Assist the Finance Manager in any other task if needed

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Welthungerhilfe (WHH) Accountant –
    Skills Development Project job placement should preferably hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Management or Business
  • A minimum of three years of experience working with donor funded
    programs and partner NGOs
  • At least three years of work experience with an international NGO.
  • Proven experience in use of Computerized Financial software and
    accounting programs
  • Previous experience in working independently and result oriented
  • Demonstrated personal accountability and drive to serve others.
  • Excellent organizational, planning and time management skills,
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • High integrity and willingness to conduct her/himself transparently

How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should submit via email their Application
Letter and detailed Curriculum Vitae (max. 3 pages) containing contact details
and telephone numbers of work related reference persons to; Files should be submitted in single
email with standard file types like MS Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and
should not exceed 2MB.
NB: Please
indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line of your
Kindly note that
only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Deadline: 3rd January 2019
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