Appy for a job opportunity of Accountancy Manager at Medecins Sans Frontieres

Title:  Accountancy Manager

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an international independent medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion
from health care.
Job Summary: The Accountancy Manager will be responsible for ensuring the quality, reliability and transparency of accounts of the organization in Uganda. He/she (hereafter referred to as he) is responsible for the organizations accounting in general, including the management of bank accounts, safes and cashboxes. He is also responsible for controlling the field project accounts to assure that they adhere with MSF accounting policies. He is the financial liaison between the field administrators and the headquarters financial controller.
Key Job Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure that procedures governing money management are properly followed
  • Responsible for making capital coordination payments
  • Ensure that accounting procedures are followed
  • Ensure that the organization remains compliant to national legislation related to finances (taxes,
    customs, declarations, etc.)
  • Responsible for performing capital coordination accounting
  • Receive, control and consolidate field project accounting
  • Assure that procurement and archiving procedures are followed.
  • Receive, control and correct financial information coming from outside of the country
  • Perform monthly accounting closure for the organization
  • Be the country referent for the organization’s accounting software
  • Conduct training for the capital coordination and field project administration teams
  • Cooperate in the follow-up of budgets, cash flow and financial reporting
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a University Degree in Accounting or Business management
  • A minimum of two or more years’ experience in financial management with an international
    non-governmental organization
  • Computer proficiency in Excel and Word.
  • Possess the ability to work independently and organize his work
  • Working knowledge of accountancy software
How to Apply for the job:
All interested applicants should submit their written application letter (letter of motivation) with a detailed CV indicating postal address, day phone contacts, photocopies of certified copies of academic documents and working certificates and minimum of two referees to the following physical address or email to:
The Finance and HR Coordinator, Medecins Sans Frontieres – France 2329 Spear Road Kansanga Church Zone,  P. O. Box 2362 Kampala, Uganda.
Email to:
Deadline: 13th February, 2015

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