Jobs – Accountant needed at BRAC

Job Title: Senior Accountant

BRAC is one of the largest Non- Governmental Development Organization in the world, working in a number of countries in Africa and Asia on poverty alleviation programs.

The Organization implements integrated development approach combining Education, Health, Agriculture, Livestock, Adolescent Empowerment and Microfinance.

Job Summary:
The  Senior Accountant will provide management accounting support to all BRAC Uganda Programs that is in line with the policies and procedures of the Organization. The job holder will also ensure good financial management according to BRAC Uganda accounting and financial policies and procedures.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Prepare management accounts and Donor reports and ensure reporting deadlines are adhered to.
  • Prepare periodic budgetary control statements to determine financial performance of the relevant programme and individual projects.
  • Oversee and monitor fund balances for various projects of BRAC Uganda.
  • Continuously build capacity of the accounts and finance team of BRAC Uganda.
  • Ensure value for money for all programme expenditures of BRAC Uganda.
  • Work closely with the internal and external auditors of BRAC Uganda.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Commerce or closely related discipline.
  • Possession of a professional qualification – such as CPA (U) , ACCA
  • Three or more years’ hands-on experience in project, financial and management accounting.
  • Computer literacy skills.
  • High degree of integrity and confidentiality.
  • Possess the ability to work independently and with minimum supervision.
  • Highly flexible in handling work assignments and ability to perform under pressure.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.
How to apply for the job: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who meet the above requirements, must submit their application letters, Curriculum Vitae, photocopy of academic papers to the email: hrd@uganda.brac.net. Please kindly include in the application letter your current salary if employed or your last salary if currently unemployed.
For more information please visit BRAC’s website www.brac.net.
Monday 16th June 2014.
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