Accountant NGO Career Jobs – Finn Church Aid (FCA)

Job Title:     Accountant

Organisation: Finn
Church Aid (FCA)

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

About US:

Finn Church Aid is
Finland’s biggest development co-operation organisation and the second biggest
organisation in Finland working in humanitarian aid. Finn Church Aid is a
member of the ACT Alliance (ACT), an alliance of faith-based development and
humanitarian aid organisations forming one of the world’s largest aid
organisations. Finn Church Aid is committed to continue working until people in
need of assistance can make their own living and fulfill their basic needs.
Finn Church Aid also campaigns for dignity and justice.

Job Summary:  The Accountant is mainly responsible for
bookkeeping and reporting  including but
not limited to management, financial and statutory reporting.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

                    
Preparation
of financial, management and statutory reports for both in house use and
year-end tax purposes

                    
Developing
costing models for determination of company raw materials costs and product
costs and pricing schedules.

                    
Internal
and external Payment processing

                    
In
charge of maintaining employee records including but not limited to hours,
salary, mileage and personal time off, etc.

                    
Monthly
payroll processing including the filing of payroll taxes and other statutory
deductions

                    
Maintaining
client records of billings and payments including the collection of accounts
receivable when necessary.

                    
Preparing
monthly client invoicing and vendor payments for approval and distribution

                    
Reconciling
payment receipts and statements.  

                    
Maintaining
an asset register of all assets purchased including their current state,
location and details of the custodians.

                    
Receive
and reconcile bank statements.

                    
Prepare
weekly, monthly, quarterly reports and financial analysis reports including but
not limited to financial statements, client budget reports and accounts
receivable reports, etc.

                    
Maintain
the companies computerized accounting system in an up-to-date state including
but not limited to entering all transactions, records of vendors and customers

                    
Support
the budget development process and lead the subsequent budgetary control

                    
Filing
annual statutory return for both the company and the company’s directors with
URA and any other government departments.

                    
Provide
clerical and administrative support to the office to ensure activities are
professional, organized, and well documented

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

                    
The
applicant must hold a basic degree in Accounting

                    
At least
three years’ experience within a busy environment in the private sector

                    
Previous
experience using Quick Books and Microsoft Office products mainly Excel, Word
and Outlook.

                    
Proven ability
to work with numbers and understand a broad range of common financial matters.

                    
Have
demonstrated ability to make sound professional decisions.

                    
Be
self-directed and self
motivated.

                    
Be
willing to pursue collection of accounts receivables.

                    
High
level of attention to detail, ability to multi-task and work well under
pressure   

                    
Ability
to prioritize and meet deadlines

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to drop their applications
with updated CVs to this address:

Finn Church Aid
(FCA)

Plot 1495, Roche
Close – Muyenga, Off Tank Hill Road

P.O Box 21826,
Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 30th April 2019

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