Earn 5-5.5m monthly as 1 of the Accountants at Enabel

Job Title:  Accountant – Pool Recruitment (Several Job Vacancies)

Organisation: Enabel

Duty Station:  Kampala, Fort Portal, Arua and Jinja, Uganda

Salary: UGX 5,000,000 – UGX 5,500,000 /=


About US:

Enabel is the Belgian development agency. It implements the Belgian governmental cooperation. The agency also implements actions for other national and international donors. With its Belgian and international partners, Enabel provides solutions to address urgent global challenges: Climate Change, Urbanisation, Human Mobility, Peace and Security, Social and Economic Inequalities and Global Citizenship. With 1,800 staff, Enabel manages about 150 projects in twenty countries, in Belgium, Africa and the Middle East.


Job Summary:  Enabel in Uganda is seeking to recruit a pool of Accountants fit to fill in vacancies within the different projects. Experience sought is mainly in Accounting, Finance and Grants.


The Accountant ensures the processing, entering and control of accounting data and documents of the portfolio/interventions/Representation in order to provide qualitative accounting: reliable, timely and exhaustive.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • You ensure the processing of accounting data and documents in order to provide qualitative accounting.
  • You ensure the preparation of treasury operations in order to ensure that suppliers/beneficiaries/etc. are paid correctly and in due time.
  • You ensure the preparation of files, collection of information and accounting records for control purposes in order to allow transfer of the same to his/her hierarchical supervisor to the controllers/Auditors/RAFs.
  • You control the supporting documents regarding grants in order to allow for an appropriate control of the grants.
  • You provide and maintain quality financial data in order to allow reliable financial reporting and analysis.

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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Commerce, Economics or Management
  • Must be a Qualified Accountant with any one of the professional accounting certifications e.g. CPA, ACCA,
  • Additional Training in Financial Management Procedures is of an added advantage;
  • At least five years of relevant working experience in Finance and Accounting, budget support, grants management or similar position of which at least 2 years specifically in Accounting, or equivalent within either a public organization, donor agency, a government project or a highly recognized private organization;
  • At least two years of work experience in Grants Management and donor funds
  • Strong experience in financial reporting, tax management and financial analysis;
  • Experience in working with Government officials, private sector, CSOs and workers’ organizations is of an added advantage.
  • Broad and in-depth understanding of the various aspects of international cooperation (context, challenges, strengths, partners, functioning, etc.).
  • Knowledge in Financial Management policies and Accounting procedures, budget management and financial analysis, Procurement, tax rules and grants management.
  • Familiar in using an ERP like Navision, Unit4..
  • Good knowledge of standard ICT applications (Excel, Word, PPT (etc.)
  • Knowledgeable in audit preparation and execution of audit feedback
  • Skilled at solving problems and you adopt a solution- and results-oriented approach;
  • Exhibit leadership skills in managing teams.
  • Flexible and can work in a changing environment.
  • You commit to the vision, mission and values of Enabel: https://www.enabel.be/content/enabel-vision-mission-values.


We offer you

  • An exciting and varied learning experience in an international environment and warm team.
  • A 48-month contract or you are included in the recruitment reserve for a period of 3 years.
  • A salary package comprising a monthly gross salary between UGX 5,000,000 and UGX 5,500,000 that is commensurate with experience and in accordance with our salary scales, medical insurance and a 13th-month paid in December.
  • Our job openings are for all who fulfil the conditions in the job advertisement. Enabel is committed to equal opportunities and diversity in its workforce. Recruitment is solely based on competence.


NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Qualified and experienced women are encouraged to apply.


How to Apply:

All Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and an updated CV (curriculum vitae) of 3 pages maximum using the online application link below:


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Deadline: Sunday 16th December 2022 


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