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Senior Accountant

SOS Children’s Villages

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted March 16, 2022.

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# Job Description

SOS Children’s Villages is an independent, locally registere, child-focused,
social development non- governmental organization with a strong reputation for
providing quality care and protection, education and health needs for
vulnerable children. Since its inception in 1991, SOS CV Uganda has reached
over 60,000 children, youths and adults directly and indirectly to become
empowered and self-reliant to contribute significantly to the needs of their
families and communities. Works in partnership with a number of donors,
institutional and corporate agencies including; Norwegian Agency for
Development Cooperation NORAD, Austrian Development Agency ADA, Grieg
Foundation, ERIKS Development Partner, USAID/Bantwana World Education, AVIS
Foundation, Brand Charity, USAID/Uganda Private Health Support Program
UPHSP, Terre des Hommes TDH, Stanbic Bank Uganda, DHL – Go Teach, Madhvani
Group of Companies.
SOS Children’s Villages Uganda is seeking qualified candidates to fill the
following position;

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT 1
JOB SUMMARY
The Senior Accountant reports directly to the Head of Finance and ensures
that income, expenditures and property of SOS Children’s Villages Uganda are
well accounted for through keeping of proper and updated accounts of all
financial and property transactions of SOS Children’s Villages Uganda.
Coordinating the Planning and Budgting for the Natioanl Association.
Facilitates the auditing of accounts by internal and external auditors. The
National Senior Accountant is responsible also for the overall administration
of the budget of SOS Children’s Villages Uganda.

KEY TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Organizes the accounting system of National Office and assists projects
to organize their respective accounting systems as per the guidelines
established.
• Ensures that projects receive and are aware of financial policies and
procedures of SOS Children’s Villages Uganda.
• Follows-up the timely submission of budget proposals by projects and offices
of the National Office. Gives necessary comments on budget proposals and
submits to the Head of Finance. Consolidates budget proposals to national
project proposal for submission to the Board and Regional Office for approval.
• Administers and controls use of approved budget. Carries out budget
utilization comparison periodically as per the directive thereon. Arranges
transfer of budget to projects as per plan and procedure.
• Follows-up the receipt of donation from the Regional Office, donor fund and
sponsorships’ gifts. Ensures proper utilization and accounting of the same.
• Checks appropriateness of requests for payments. Approves payments as per
the delegation thereon.
• Checks completeness and appropriateness of supporting documents of both
income and expenditure transactions, codes, documents for account recording,
ensures timely recording of all transactions.
• Controls cash and bank accounts, reconciles bank account with bank
statement. • Checks proper accounting keeping by projects, provides advices
and assistance as necessary thereon, reports inconsistencies to the Finance
Head.
• Data Management and control. Receives monthly, quarterly and annual
financial statements from projects. Consolidates the same to National Office
financial statement and submits to the Head of Finance.
• Ensures proper record keeping of all fixed assets and property at National
Office and projects.
• Directs, coordinates and executes inventory taking at locations
• Performs the balancing and closing of accounts and supports with drafting of
annual financial statements.
• Facilitates the auditing of accounts by internal and external auditors.
• Carries out and performs other similar duties as assigned by the Head of
Finance

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCES:
• Bachelors Degree in Finance or Accounting, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor
of Business Administration – Finance and Accounting.
• Proffesional Qualification of ACCA or CPA will be of an added advantage.
• Minimum 6 Years work relevant working experience.
• Computer Skills with familiarity using accounting software packages.
• Planning and Organizational skills
• Leadership skills
• Good communication and report writing skills
• Strong analytical skills
• Interpersonal skills
• Team Work

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Email:: [email protected]

If you believe you are the right candidate, please send your electronic
application letter, detailed curriculum vitae CV, and photocopies of
academic certificates, and names and contact details of three traceable
referees to the address below to reach not later than Monday, 28th March 2022:

**The Head Human Resources and Administration**
**SOS Children’s Villages Uganda,**
**Plot 53 Ntinda II Road**
**Kampala**

Electronic Applications must be sent as one Single PDF Document not exceeding
eight pages to: **[email protected]**

Applications that are late, do not have CV or certificates or exceeds eight
pages or electronically submitted as images will be disqualified. Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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