Accountant Job Vacancies – Uganda Development and Health Associates (UDHA)


Job Title:    Accountant

Organisation: Uganda
Development and Health Associates (UDHA)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Finance
and Administration Manager


About US:

Uganda Development
and Health Associates (UDHA) strives to empower, promote and strengthen key
health and development interventions in communities we work. We envision a
society in which people are fully empowered to manage their health and
development needs. UDHA is Sub Recipient to TASO under the new funding model
implemented in partnership with TASO and aims to support the implementation of
Uganda’s Response to the HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis.


Job Summary: The
Accountant shall assist in coordination, analyzing, summarizing and recording
of UDHA financial transactions.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       Ensures project financial reports are
compiled, aligned with narrative reports and submitted in a timely manner to
keep all stake holders informed.

·       Produces monthly, quarterly year-end actual
budget (variance) analysis and other management information that may be
required from time to time.

·       Ensures expenditure are incurred and reported
in line with contractual agreements with donors.

·       Supports the Finance and Administration
department in ensuring full compliance with policies & procedures,
particularly around cash, advances and banking

·       Prepare Monthly staff payrolls for bank
transfers at the end of each month.

·       Prepare and submit Beyonic/Mobile Money and
bank reconciliations to the Finance and Administration Manager for review and

·       Preparing cash forecasts to identify monthly
funding requirements to optimize resources and deliver value for money

·       Ensure proper coding of transaction before
they are posted into QuickBooks & donor specific templates.

·       Follow on mandatory statutory obligations and
ensure that the deadlines are adhered to

·       Verify the financial accountability
submissions by the Grant beneficiary on its correctness and completion;

·       Verify the Grant beneficiary financial
replenishment requests and ensure the timely remittance of funds to the

·       Perform other tasks as assigned by his/her
supervisors from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The applicant for the Accountant job must
hold a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or Finance with level 11 of CPA or ACCA.

·       Four years of work experience in the
accounting /Finance with at least 2 years providing support to a busy NGO of
professional staff, where a considerable amount of analytical skills are called

·       Knowledge of operational issues with Grant
funding and its financial accountability issues is a must.



·       Financial Management, Planning, Budgeting and
Coordination, Coaching and Mentoring, Accountability; Ethics and Integrity; and
Team work.

·       Ability to resolve problem situations in a
tactful manner

·       Effective communicator, both orally and in
writing; ability to deal with persons of diverse cultures

·       Highly conversant with QuickBooks.

·       Strong interpersonal and communication

·       Strong experience in financial reporting and
financial analysis

·       Attention to detail and accuracy.

·       Proven ability to work under tight deadlines
(and deliver financial reports) on time.


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to submit in single PDF
their cover letter, CV and CERTIFIED copies of academic documents addressed as
below to: with copy to


The Executive

Uganda Development
and Health Associates (UDHA),

P.O. Box 77, Iganga


Deadline: 9th April 2021 by 5:00pm


While UDHA
appreciates all the interested applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted for interviews. In case you do not hear from UDHA one month after the
closing date, please consider yourself unsuccessful. Please note that any form
of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Any telephone
solicitation will lead to automatic disqualification.  


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