Project Accountant, EAYIP Jobs – Youth Alive Uganda

 

Job Title:    Project Accountant, EAYIP

Organisation: Youth
Alive Uganda

Project Funding Source: MasterCard Foundation

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports: Finance Manager

 

About US:

Youth Alive Uganda is the leader in innovative children, adolescents and
youth integrated 
development programming since 1993. Youth Alive Uganda is a registered
youth led and children/youth focused NGO that implements children and youth integrated
development programs across the country in four thematic areas; Health, Livelihood,
Education, Human rights and skills Development and Mentorship.

 

About MasterCard Foundation
Project:

Youth Alive, the leader in innovative children, adolescents and youth
integrated development programming since 1993, is a consortium partner on the
MasterCard Foundation/East African Youth Inclusion program led by Heifer
International. EAYIP is a five –Year program aimed at improving livelihoods of
disadvantaged young people through creating employment and enterprise
development opportunities in the diary sector and other agricultural value
chains.

 

Job Summary: The Project Accountant will provide
proactive, efficient and effective management support for the EAYIP Project.
The Accountant will assist the project manager and the entire project team in
Finance related tasks and ensure grant accountability and compliance standards

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Financial
Management of the project and providing follow – up at a regional level.

·       
Ensure
consolidation, Control, reporting and analysis of financial and accounting data
for the project.

·       
Manage
project procurement logistics matters.

·       
Manage
Mobile money transactions and cashflows.

·       
Ensure
timely preparation and filling of all required tax returns.

·       
Prepare
project documents/ Cash forecasts to disburse funds and prepare reports.

·       
Support
project manager and officers with project narratives in relation to expenditure
and financial risks.

·       
Develop
financial performance measures in liaison with Project Manager • Ensure that
project cash flows are managed in a timely and accurate manner.

·       
Manage
the day to day finances, including processing invoices and following up on
recharges and payments in collaboration with Project Manager

·       
Risk
analysis and recommendations of risk management strategies.

·       
Manage
the external audit and ensure audit requirements are monitored throughout the
project.

·       
Work
with the Project Manager to ensure that audit recommendations are fulfilled

·       
Ensure
that all financial documents are properly stored and archived for referencing
and verification during internal and external audits

·       
Prepare
timely and accurate financial reports as required by the Project management
team

·       
Submit
reports to the Project Manager responsible for oversight to ensure adherence to
international finance and donor requirements.

·       
Be
responsible for monitoring the budget utilization and communicate any issues to
the project management team.

·       
Any
other duties that may be deemed appropriate to this role

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a university degree in fields related to accounting with at
least level 3 professional Accounting Qualification (ACCA, CPA).

·       
A
minimum of Three (3) years of experience in a project accounting.

·       
Experience
in using Quick Books Accounting package.

·       
Strong
financial management skills

·       
Experience
of working within a finance department

·       
Basic
understanding of accounting processes and procedures

·       
Good
level of competence in Excel, Word and Outlook and computerized accounting
software

·       
Good
keyboard skills

·       
Good
communication and listening skills

·       
Good
organizational skills used in planning own work

·       
Self-motivated
and enthusiastic

·       
Ability
to work under pressure and meet targets and deadlines

·       
Able to
work in a busy office environment that often demands high levels of
concentration

·       
Able to
respond effectively to changing priorities

·       
Able to
manage high volume workload

·       
Able to
work effectively with minimal management guidance/supervision

·       
Willingness
to accept responsibility

·       
Good
analytical ability

·       
Good
problem-solving ability

 

How to Apply:

All interested candidates should send their application letters and
resumes (no academic

documents) in a SINGLE PDF DOCUMENT to careers@youthaliveuganda.org.
Subject of the email should contain job title, district(s) applied for and name
of the candidate.

 

Note: Hand-delivered applications will not be considered.

 

Deadline: 2nd March 2021 by 05:00pm
Ugandan time.

 

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