Project Accountant Non-profit Jobs – Tusuubira Women’s Development Agency

Organisation: Tusuubira
Women’s Development Agency
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Tusuubira Women’s
Development Agency (TWDA) is a nonprofit organisation which has been operating
in Wakiso District for the past 15 years as a Community Based Organization
under the names Tusuubira Women’s Group.
Job Summary:  The Project Accountant- CAPCA Project will
actively contribute to the development and implementation of TWDA’s accounting
systems, policies and procedures. The person will be responsible for keeping
proper and up to date records on all financial transactions related to the
project as per standard accounting procedures, in line with the organisational
financial management policy and procedures, approved project budget and in
compliance with the donor requirements. The accountant will be responsible for
ensuring all payments to both service providers and staff are processed timely
and with the required source documents. The post will be based at TWDA offices
at Naluvule, in Wakiso District.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports for
    submission to the supervisor and authorized officers within deadlines.
  • Update accounting records as and when transactions take place and
    ensure that proper documentation is filed for each transaction.
  • Work with the supervisor and other staff during budgeting, planning
    and budget review/realignment.
  • Conduct cash count on a regular basis.
  • Provide feedback on budget versus actual expenditure, monitor budget
    lines, and advise key staff on status.
  • Make accurate journal entries in the available accounting system.
  • Conduct periodic planned field trips for support supervision of
    related project with the authorization of the supervisor.
  • Conduct monthly reconciliations.
  • Ensure all statutory deductions are withheld and paid to the
    relevant agencies.
  • Responsible for filing of returns and payment of the relevant taxes
    to URA.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor from
    time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a degree in Accounting or a related field is
  • ACCA/CPA Level 2 or higher is highly desired.
  • At least three years in finance experience in an NGO setting.
  • Strong track record of leadership and proven ability to produce
    demonstrable results.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Dynamics accounting system is a must.
  • Extensive network with the development community will be an added
  • Fluency in English with excellent communication (both written and
    oral) skills is required.
  • Experience with international donors and reporting requirements.
  • Must be knowledge in MS. Word, Excel, power point and publisher.
How to Apply:
including a cover letter and a detailed CV with contact details of three
professional referees should be sent by courier or hand delivered and addressed
to the Director, Tusuubira Women’s Development Agency, Opposite High Field High
School, Naluvule, Wakiso or emailed to
Deadline: 14th January 2019
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