Save the Children recruits 01 Accountant- Kasese (Kasese District)

Save the Children recruits 01 Accountant- Kasese (Kasese District)

Save the Children

Kampala, Uganda

Accountant- Kasese (Kasese District)
Save the Children International is currently recruiting for the, Accountant at our Field Office in Kasese (Kasese District). The Accountant will be responsible for leading, supervising and facilitating the smooth running of the SCI Western Region Finance office through managing the filing system, proper petty cash management and initiating payments to suppliers in a timely manner as well as making advance payments to staff in line with the set policies, procedures and guidelines. Under the supervision of the Field Finance Manager, the post-holder will ensure efficient and effective day to day Transactions of field Office and inputting data into Finance system. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.
To be successful for this role, you will have/bring the following:·         Minimum of a Bachelor of Commerce (BCOM), Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA-Accounting), Bachelor of Science in Accounting or any other related field.

At least two years of working experience in a related fieldPartial or full completion of ACCA or CPA and knowledge of GAAPExperience of working with local partners and District Local Government in Health, Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection program deliveryAbility to speak local language and directly interact with target group will be an added advantageStrong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities Post-graduate degree in education planning and management or a related field with additional training project planning and management techniques.Ability to establish and maintain conducive working relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and culturesAbility to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coachingExcellent time management and planning capacityAvailability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.Commitment to Save the Children values
The organization:We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and protection.  We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize children’s rights and ensure their voices are heard.  We are working towards 3 breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthdayAll children learn from a quality basic education and that,Violence against children is no longer tolerated
Application informationPlease apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document. Please apply online by following this link https://uganda.savethechildren.net/careers indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been your direct supervisors.

Important to note: Testimonials/certificates SHOULD NOT be attached to application that is submitted online. Hand delivered applications will not be accepted and are therefore not considered during the shortlisting process.   Application closes on July 17, 2020 at midnight Uganda time. We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
JOB DESCRIPTIONFind out more about this role by downloading the job description
 17 JUL 2020 – 20:59 UTC


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