No Experience Accountant Volunteer Jobs – Accounting for International Development (AFID)

Job Title:   Accountant
Volunteer
 

Organisation:
Accounting for International Development (AFID)

Duty Station:
Uganda

About US:

Accounting for
International Development (AfID) is a social enterprise that offers experienced
finance professionals the opportunity to use their skills to make a genuine
difference as volunteers and to gain rewarding hands-on International
Development experience.

About the Project:

AFID offers
accountants from around the world the opportunity to use their skills to
support a broad range of non-profit organisations globally. Assignments of
between 2 weeks and 12 months, or permanent salaried placements, form part of
an ongoing strategy to build the financial management and reporting capacity of
charities in over 50 countries. Accountants could be budgeting with a street
kid centre in Kampala, coaching a hospital bookkeeper in Kigali, financial
reporting for a primary school in Kathmandu or mentoring a new FM in Khartoum.
UK roles include FD, CFO, FC, FM, Project & Programme accountant, Internal
Audit, management and Financial accountant positions with or without the need
to travel overseas.

Job Summary:  Accounting for International Development
offers every type of accountant, from anywhere in the world the opportunity to
use their skills to support a broad range of non-profit organisations globally.
Volunteer Accounting Assignments of between 2 weeks and 6 months form part of
our ongoing strategy to build the financial management capacity of charities in
over 50 countries.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Our partner engages local communities and
Ugandan youth in conserving the Kibale National Park and other wild areas. They
require a volunteer to review their simple accounting system and provide some
help and guidance to their accountant.

·       Founded initially as a link between a
chimpanzee research project and the local community, the charity now works with
several partners on critical issues for the survival of the forest and support
of the local population. They have a broad range of programmes, ranging from
conservation and sustainable energy, to education and literacy, and there is
often the opportunity for volunteers to get involved with this work.

·       You will be following in the footsteps of
seven previous AfID volunteers, and you will start by reviewing their current
system, procedures and controls to ensure they are meeting compliance and best
practice. Your training will focus on their use of QuickBooks (no prior
experience required) and audit preparation work.

·       This assignment is very much about continuing
the progress of previous volunteers, and your review and recommendations will
ensure they maintain a strong and robust finance function.

  

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s
Degree in finance, accounts, or any other related course.

·       Computer literacy with at least MS Office
packages

·       Excellent organizational skills

·       Strong communication skills

How to Apply:

All Interested and
qualified candidates should apply online at the link below

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Deadline: 4th June 2020

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