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Friday, 28 February 2014

Branch Accountant Job - Multi Community Based Development Initiative

Vacancy  Branch Accountant
Recruiting Company : Multi Community Based Development Initiative (MUCOBADI)
Duty Station: Agago,
Country: Uganda
Reports to: Finance and Admin Manager

Multi Community Based Development Initiative (MUCOBADI) is a local NGO founded in 2000 by Community Development Volunteers and currently working in Bugiri, Mayuge, Buikwe, Butaleja and Abim Districts. Our current programming focuses on Health, Human rights and Social Accountability, Livelihoods and Water, Hygiene and Sanitation. We are an independent, non-political, non-religious and Non-Governmental Organisation registered with the Uganda National NGO Board (Reg No: S.5914/7569)

About ACT Health Programme:
In partnership with GOAL Uganda, MUCOBADI will implement a 5- year programme for Health Sector Accountability (ACT-Health) in 3 Districts of Kitgum, Pader and Lamwo.

Job Summary: The Branch Accountant will be primarily responsible for the documentation, logistics, budget/work plans implementation and reporting. Will oversee financial management and financial facilitation of programme activities

Prepare and review accounting transactions and source documents
Verify all expenses and ensure receipts are allocated to correct cost center accounts
Review Cash Operation balances, make recommendations to management and pay out cash
Prepare documents of original entry like Cash Disbursement, Journals and Deposit Vouchers
Serve as a bank agent and handle issues like cash withdrawals, deposits and bank statement and ascertain cash and bank balances
Keep regular books of accounts and ensure timely posting of transactions
Prepare Monthly Bank reconciliations
Process and effect payments in line with MUCOBADI & GOAL Financial guidelines
Maintain a record of all financial transactions (Bank statements, reconciliations and cash records)
Make monthly financial reports with strict adherence to reporting deadlines.

The Branch Accountant should ideally possess a University degree with a major in Accounting/Finance and professional qualification in ACCA/
CPA of at least stage 2 will be an added advantage.

Skills and Experience:
Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Internal Control Procedures
At least three years’ experience in donor funded projects.
Written and Oral Communication skills, good team builder and high level of integrity.
Good computer skills and knowledge of accounting systems and Microsoft Excel

All suitably qualified and interested candidates can apply be sending a 1-page cover letter and CV (Max 3 pages) and copies of academic documents on e-mail to: info@ mucobadi.org OR mucobadi@yahoo.com, Attn: Finance & Administration Manager

You can also hand deliver or post to Multi Community Based Development Initiative (MUCOBADI)
P.O. Box 285, Bugiri Uganda

NB: MUCOBADI is an equal opportunity employer and is against any form of discrimination against PLHIVs, Women and PWDs and is committed to the safety and Protection of Children from intentional and unintentional harm.
Deadline: Thursday 6th March 2014 by 5 pm.