Project Accountant NGO Careers – ZOA Uganda

 

Job Title:    Project Accountant (for
Ugandan Nationals Only)

Organisation: ZOA
Uganda

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Manager of Operations

 

About US:

ZOA is an international NGO that inspired by Christian identity and
biblical message of reconciliation and restoration of a broken world with its
headquarters in the Netherlands. ZOA operate in fifteen countries on and on
three continents. At ZOA we provide relief to people affected by conflict or
natural disasters, contribute to a new perspective of hope in which people work
together for a promising future in dignity and mutual trust. Together with the
affected communities, we work on the recovery of their livelihoods.

 

Job Summary:  The
Project Accountant is responsible for financial support for the We are Able!
Uganda consortium, working with consortium partners to ensure they are on track
with spending, project accounting and financial reporting.

 

The Project Accountant will be employed by ZOA Uganda and is line managed
by the ZOA Manager of Operations. The Project Accountant will be part of the
Consortium Management Unit for WaA! Uganda, within ZOA Uganda. He/she will be
supported by the ZOA Finance Manager (for technical support and quality
aspects).

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
The
Project Accountant works with the Consortium Coordinator Uganda and the Finance
focal points in the respective member and/or partner organisations to ensure
financial data and expenditure reporting is tracked and reported in a timely
manner, according to the requirements of the WaA! Consortium;

·       
Provide
timely financial feedback to the Consortium Coordinator and partner
organisations;

·       
Compile
and manage the monthly financial reports for the programme;

·       
Training
finance staff within consortium partner organisations and capacity
strengthening on financial systems with local partner organisations;

·       
Review
and ensure accuracy of financial transactions for WaA funded activities and
ensure appropriateness (includes vouchers, expenditures reports, Cash payments,
etc.);

·       
Ensure
compliance with both ZOA and donor rules and regulations such as funds
requests, records retention, reporting timelines, liquidation period, and
others;

·       
Provide
support to ZOA WaA! programme team with regard to financial policies/practices
and related areas as required, including budget reviews;

·       
Coordinate
and preparing the project audit, including internal ZOA preparation and support
to consortium partners;

·       
Support
to other ZOA finance functions whenever need arises.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or
any related field;

·       
A
minimum of three years’ experience in a similar role with international NGO;

·       
Robust
accounting skills and experience, including management of the general ledger,
journal entries, payroll, payables and balance sheet;

·       
Ability
to understand financial reports and analyze financial variances and excellent
knowledge of computer applications, especially MS Excel;

·       
Fluent
command of English;

·       
Experience
with sign language is a plus;

·       
Experience
of working with People with Disabilities is a plus.

·       
Commitment
to ZOA’s mission, vision and values (see
https://www.zoa-international.com/corporate-identity/);

·       
Good
interpersonal, organizational and intercultural sensitivity;

·       
Able to
plan and coordinate and work in an organized manner;

·       
Able to
bridge differences and bring people together;

·       
High
integrity;

·       
Motivated;

·       
Able to
work independently.

 

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position, please apply directly via the
link below.

 

Click Here

 

Note:

·       
CV’s of
no more than 2 pages in length and Cover Letter of 1 page are appreciated.

·       
Please
provide at least 3 references related to your previous employment listed in the
application. References of previous positions held should not be older than
five years.

·       
Only
selected candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the process
of recruitment.

·       
Qualified
female candidates and or individuals with disabilities are highly encouraged to
apply

 

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