Accountant Non-profit Jobs – Chapter Four Uganda

Job Title:   Accountant    

Organisation: Chapter Four Uganda

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Finance and Administration Manager


About US:

Chapter Four Uganda is an independent not-for profit non-partisan organization dedicated to the protection of civil liberties and promotion of human rights for all in Uganda. It derives its name from the bill of rights contained under chapter four of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda.


Incorporated in 2013 under the laws of Uganda, Chapter Four Uganda is a robust and coordinated mechanism for legal response to abuse of civil liberties. The organization provides bold and innovative legal response through representation, litigation and counsel to the most vulnerable and discriminated sections of society.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the efficient management of Chapter Four Uganda’s financial resources in accordance with internal policies and financial standards.
  • Ensure that all Chapter Four Uganda financial obligations and statutory requirements are fulfilled, including requirements to funding partners and timely reporting to Donors and stakeholders.
  • Participate in budget exercises including annual and programme specific budgeting.
  • Ensure monthly budget monitoring for the organization.
  • Liaise with the Finance and Administration Manager to participate in annual audit exercises, including preparation of necessary documentation.
  • Ensure timely disbursement / payment of statutory dues e.g., NSSF, PAYE, as well as core costs e.g., salaries, utility bills and programme expenses
  • Identify, recommend and participate on the review and update of organizational financial policies
  • Ensure adequate record keeping of all financial data as per Chapter Four Uganda policies e.g., filing of vouchers, receipts and other documents.
  • Ensure implementation and adherence to internal controls.
  • Participate in project proposal writing i.e., design / review project budgets.
  • Feed data in accurate manner in the accounting software.
  • Ensure safety of the accounting information and risk management.
  • Preparation of monthly reconciliation and budget Variance analysis.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor of Science in Accounting / Finance /Financial Management; Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance and Accounting); or other related degree program.
  • Partial or Complete Levels of ACCA, CPA, ACIS, CPE or equivalent is an added advantage
  • At least three years of experience in finance and accounting.
  • Extensive experience in preparing and managing significant budgets with diverse streams of income and expenditure.
  • Extensive experience in working with computerised accounting systems, preferably QuickBooks.
  • Experience in designing and delivering finance, policies and systems.
  • Experience in analysing financial data and communicating to non-finance staff.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should submit their applications (cover letter addressed to the Ag. Executive Director, CV and academic documents) by email to or hand deliver to our offices at Plot 2 Wampewo Close, Kololo, Kampala. Uganda


Deadline: 2nd June 2023


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Date Posted 2023-05-26
Valid Through 2023-06-02
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Chapter Four Uganda
Job Location , , Kampala, 0256, Uganda