Accountant Job – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Job Title:   Accountant (Internal Candidates Only)

Organisation: Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is an independently governed institute within the College of Health Sciences at Makerere University and has the mission “To strengthen health systems in Africa, with a strong emphasis on infectious diseases, through research and capacity development.” IDI has operations across Uganda as well as in a number of other African countries and has a staffing of over 1,000 managing multiple projects in research, clinical services, public health and training.


Job Summary: The Accountant will be responsible for all finance and operational processes of the PROVE Project.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure timely submission of monthly and quarterly financial reports and field expenses
  • Manage projects account payable account and ensure that all paid invoices have supporting documentation, including price quotes per IDI’s procedures for procurement
  • Develop and implement accounting systems for management of cash advances
  • Work with grants in management of project budget, burn rate, pipeline monitoring financial projections and project cash flow management.
  • Manage and track project assets as guided IDI asset management policy
  • Support coordination of project financial performance reviews/audits.
  • And any other duties as may reasonably be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant business, finance, or international development field
  • Professional qualification is an added advantage
  • At least five years of experience in similar financial, compliance, and operational role supporting international donor projects
  • Experience in managing the budgeting and financial reporting requirements.
  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices, financial reporting standards, financial management processes and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare deliverables, including Monthly, Quarterly &Annual Progress, and Financial Reports, Budgets.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to solve complex problems
  • Excellent oral and communication skills and therefore ability to prepare clear concise financial and procurement-related reports


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 17th November 2022

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