Jobs – Senior Accountant at Abt Associates

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Abt Associates, a global leader in research, technical assistance, and program implementation, seeks qualified candidates for a 5-year, Mbarara-based, USAID-funded integrated health project. The program will advance key aspects of USAID/Uganda’s HIV/AIDS, Health, and Education (HHE) strategy and expand the public sector’s contribution to achieving the country’s health goals.

The program objectives include: Strengthening decentralized HIV/TB and other priority health service delivery systems; Improving the quality and efficiency of health services in facilities and communities; Strengthening referrals systems to improve access to, use and coverage of services; and Improving demand generation activities for services in communities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The incumbent will technically offer technical support in the development, management, and monitoring of project budgets, accurate financial reports, and projection of funding needs.
  • The Senior Accountant will also be responsible for records expenditures, income, and any other related transactions, in the books of accounts.
  • The job holder will also prepare payment vouchers and corresponding checks.
  • Prepares payroll and other regular payments with due consideration to deductions (for advances, loans, taxes, etc).
  • Prepares monthly bank reconciliations. Assists in the implementation of the internal control system and financial procedures manual of the company.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidates must hold a master’s degree in a finance / business administration- related discipline, prior donor-funded experience related to health, and an outstanding professional reputation.
  • Past experience and exposure with USAID programs within the region desired.
  • Eight or more years’ professional experience managing financial and contractual aspects of large international development projects, preferably USAID-funded projects.
  • Extensive experience managing and supervising financial and procurement management personnel.
How to apply for the job:
All interested candidates who meet the above requirements and desire to work with the above USAID ABT Project should send their updated CVs and application letters which should ideally include your suitability for the above aforementioned vacancy to:

NB: Please kindly include Position Title in Subject of the E-mail. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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