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Monday 21 October 2013

Temporary Assistant Accountant - Plan International in Uganda

Job Title: Temporary Assistant Accountant
Recruiter  Plan International
Location Kampala, Uganda

Founded 75 years ago, Plan International is one of the oldest and largest Children’s development organizations in the world. We work In SO developing countries across Africa. Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty Plan’s vision is of a world in which all children realize their full potential in societies that respect people’s rights and dignity Plan is independent with no religious, political or governmental affiliations.

Major Roles
Assist the Finance department to manage the financial transactions in accordance with the organisation’s policies and procedures
Participate in the preparation of financial reports as required
Process payments and bank reconciliation
Participate in the preparation, management and control of the budget
Process transactions in the corporate finance system
Attend to statutory requirements.

The candidate should hold a Bachelors degree in Commerce or Business Administration with Accounting major
Part professional qualification in accountancy e.g. CPA or ACCA, at foundation stage completed

Skills and Experience:
At least three (3) years working experience as Assistant Accountant in a busy organization preferably in an NGO. Good computer skills with ability to work with spreadsheets, accounting software packages such as SUN, Tally, Sage
The successful candidate should be service oriented, innovative and creative, eager and quick to listen and learn with attention to detail.
She/He will be a person of high integrity, committed to meeting deadlines, willing to work extra hours with interest in addressing children, family and community development issues.

How to Apply:
All interested applicants seeking to work with Plan Uganda should submit letters of application to the email address below, together with a CV,  contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant certificates, names and contact details of three references plus salary history should be included and sent to:

NB: Only soft copies of application will be accepted.
The People & Culture Manager,
Plan Uganda
Email: uganda.recruitment@plan-international.org .

NB: Plan Uganda is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply. Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 15th November, 2013.
Deadline: 31st October, 2013