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AVSI Uganda Jobs 2020 – Fresher Junior Accountant

Duty Station: Kampala with field missions (Arua and Gulu)

Organization: AVSI Uganda

Period: 15 months

Starting date: ASAP

AVSI Uganda Profile:

AVSI, created in 1972, is a non-profit organization which carries out development cooperation and humanitarian aid projects throughout the world. AVSI implements cooperation projects in various sectors with a preferential focus on education, meaning that the person is accompanied towards self-discovery and recognition that the other person is a resource. Each project is conceived as an instrument to promote this awareness in everyone involved, has in itself a need for communicating and sharing, and creates an impact capable of generating a positive change.

Job Profile:

To ensure adherence to AVSI’s and donors financial and administrative procedures regarding two projects funded by AICS (Agenzia Italiana Cooperazione allo Sviluppo)

Reporting to: Operation Manager and Country Representative

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that project procurements procedures and accountability documents meet donor compliance requirements;
  • Provide the field administration with the necessary support to ensure appropriate AVSI administrative, financial and logistics systems/procedures are in place, maintained and adhered;
  • Support field sites in the timely preparation of projected expenditures each month (cashbook management) and prepare monthly Financial Planning and reports using both NAVISION and donor primanota;
  • Support Programme Managers in accurate budget control and financial management at project sites are in line with relevant project proposals;
  • Support partner administrations in the adherence to donor requirements and procedures and if necessary provide technical assistance;
  • Prepare interim and end of the project financial reports;
  • Oversee budgets revision/realignments for submission to donors and provide advice and assistance where necessary;
  • Ensure that an overview of project spending and financial reporting is maintained and provide advice and assistance whenever required;
  • Translate all the necessary accounting documents;

Essential requirements:

  • University degree in Business Administration, Economics or equivalent
  • Proficient knowledge of English (written and oral)
  • Proficient knowledge of the standard IT software
  • Strong capacities of financial management and planning
  • Leadership and training skills
  • Managing and organizational skills

Desirable requirements:

  • Previous experience with NGO

How to apply for AVSI Uganda Jobs 2020 – Fresher Junior Accountant:

Send your CV by email to [email protected]

Please, specify in the subject of the mail the code of the position you are applying for.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Code: 4319-JUNACC-UGA

Include also:

  • Name, position and contacts (telephone and mail) of two referees.
  • First date of availability to take up place in the field.

Deadline: 15th December 2019.

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