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Accountant (General Ledger) Job at TPO Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda
TPO Uganda 49 Days Ago
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 23 June 2021
Duty Station: Mbarara
Posted: 08-06-2021
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 08-06-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 08-06-2064
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Accountant (General Ledger)

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

Jobs at:

TPO Uganda

Deadline of this Job:
23 June 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Mbarara , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 08, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

TPO Uganda is a local Ugandan NGO that has been operating in the country for 25 years. Our programs comprise interventions organised around the following themes; Care and protection of OVC; child protection, livelihoods support, mental health and psychosocial support, response and prevention of all forms of violence against women and children as well as emergency response and humanitarian action. TPO Uganda is active in 33 districts in the region and is a member of several partnerships and coordination mechanisms in the country.

TPO Uganda is now seeking person
Position: Accountant (General Ledger) (1 position)
USAID/PEPFAR-funded Keeping Children Healthy and Safe (KCHS)
Reporting to: Director Financial Management & Operation
Location: Mbarara (1 Person)

Job Purpose
To perform routine Accounting and Financial Management support for TPO Uganda resources allocated to your custody; including but not limited to budget control and management, transaction management, enforcement of internal controls and accounting support to project finance staff as allocated by your supervisor. Responsibilities Related to project implementation
• Ensure Data Accuracy
• Analyse Financial Information – Daily basis
• Support Monthly and Annual Close Processes
• Reconcile Accounts – Daily Basis
• Prepare Journal Entries – Daily Basis
• Document Filing system – Daily Basis
• Coding – Daily Basis

Person Specifications:
Bachelor's or associate's degree in accounting, or in a related specialization. At least two years' experience in general ledger accounting, or similar. Proficiency in accounting and business management software, such as Sage Evolution 200. In-depth knowledge of accounting standards and regulations. Exceptional attention to detail. Superb time-management and organizational skills. Part professional qualifications at least stage two either CPA, CIMA or ACCA is and added advantage. Minimum experience of three years in managing partner sub-grants and interacting with partners on operational issues.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


Job application procedure
• Please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees and a table showing your past 3-year salary history to: Human Resources Manager, TPO Uganda, P.O Box 21646 Kampala, Uganda, email:  hand delivered applications are highly discouraged.
• Deadline: June 18, 2021.
• Positions with various locations do indicate at least 3 preferred areas for deployment.

TPO Uganda is an equal opportunities employer that does not discriminate on any basis.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, thus, if you do not hear from us by 1st July 2021, you are not considered.

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