Project Accountant job at Aga Khan Foundation

Vacancy title:
Project Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Aga Khan Foundation

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, November 24 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala, East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 14 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Position overview: The Project Accountant is required to ensure capture of accurate and timely financial data, maintenance of accounting records, controls and procedures for MECPU finance department.

The roles and responsibility:
• Ensuring accuracy of financial documents, as well as their compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
• Prepare monthly management accounts and maintain important donor financial reports.
• Prepare tax returns and ensure that taxes are paid properly and on time.
• Evaluating financial operations to recommend best-practices, identify issues and strategize solutions, and support efficient running of the organization.
• Guiding on cost reduction, revenue enhancement and profit maximization.
• Conducting forecasting and risk analysis assessments.
• Support budget preparation/development and monitoring BVs.
• Manage random annual audit of MAU and MECDI accounts in preparation for external audit and provide reports.
• Prepare monthly bank reconciliation statements.
• Prepare files for auditors including updated fixed asset register, schedule for all balance sheet items, income schedules, staff payroll schedule for any period under review.
• Prepare monthly accurate pivot and monthly reports by 5th of the preceding month.
• Ensure timely submission of PAYE, NSSF, LST WHT and annual returns compliance.
• Submit timely and accurate donor reports within deadlines to Country Office.
• Analysis of cash/bank against donor payables to determine cash needs.
• Implement and maintain reliable accounting procedures consistent with international best practice for use in keeping company accounting records.
• Maintain a clean general ledger.
• Any other duties assigned from time to time by supervisor or designate.

• At least 3 years experience managing a small finance department in a development or humanitarian environment.
• Bachelors degree in Accounting or related course from an accredited institute.
• CPA qualifications are added advantage.
• Experience managing at least a team of three or more personnel.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Friday, November 24 2023
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 14-11-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 14-11-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 14-11-2077
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