Accountant Jobs – Raising Gabdho Foundation (RGF)

Job Title:  Accountant (Deadline Extended)

Organisation: Raising Gabdho Foundation (RGF)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Raising Gabdho Foundation (RGF) is a social enterprise which aims to accelerate clean, accessible and sustainable cooking energy for vulnerable communities through innovations for products, approaches to behavioural change and benchmarking good practices. We believe that a mixed solution can accelerate clean energy uptake to reduce the effects of energy poverty and bridge the gap of energy and poverty.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Financial Planning and Analysis:

  • Conduct thorough financial analysis, identifying key performance indicators, trends, and opportunities for optimization.
  • Provide strategic insights to facilitate informed decision-making processes.
  • Lead the development of comprehensive budgets, forecasts, and financial models tailored to the manufacturing/production division.
  • Diligently monitor and analyse budget variances, offering strategic insights and actionable recommendations for continuous improvement.

Cost Accounting:

  • Oversee end-to-end cost accounting for the manufacturing process, conducting rigorous analysis of production costs, variances, and overall profitability.
  • Collaborate closely with production teams to optimize cost structures without compromising quality.
  • Collaborate seamlessly with cross-functional teams, extracting valuable data and insights for comprehensive cost analysis that directly influences strategic decision-making processes.

Inventory Management:

  • Take charge of managing and reconciling inventory accounts, ensuring precise valuation and efficient accounting for raw materials, work-in-progress, and finished goods.
  • Collaborate with the supply chain team to optimize inventory levels, reduce carrying costs, and enhance overall operational efficiency.

Financial Reporting:

  • Prepare meticulous monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements specific to the manufacturing division, ensuring compliance with accounting principles and regulatory requirements.
  • Contribute significantly to the preparation of detailed financial reports and presentations for senior management, providing a nuanced understanding of financial performance.
  • Deliver insightful commentary on financial results, highlighting key drivers and areas for improvement.

Sustainability Analysis:

  • Conduct comprehensive business analysis, including an assessment of financial performance, identification of growth opportunities, and the formulation of strategic recommendations.
  • Apply advanced analytics to evaluate how operational decisions impact financial results and sustainability objectives.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Hold CPA or ACCA certification (Level 1), showcasing advanced expertise in the field.
  • Demonstrate a track record of proven experience in cost accounting and budgeting.
  • Showcase strong analytical and problem-solving skills through examples of complex financial challenges overcome.
  • Exhibit excellent attention to detail and organizational abilities, highlighting instances where precision had a significant impact.
  • Proficient in financial software and advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, with a demonstrated ability to utilize technology for enhanced financial analysis.
  • Display effective communication and interpersonal skills, with concrete examples of successful collaboration and communication within a team environment.


How to Apply:

If you meet the qualifications described above and are enthusiastic about steering the financial success of our organization, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your comprehensive resume and a detailed cover letter outlining your experiences and accomplishments to


Deadline: 15th February 2024


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Date Posted 2024-01-08
Valid Through 2024-02-15
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Raising Gabdho Foundation (RGF)
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda