Job vacancy Senior Accountant

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Ntinda, Kampala, Uganda, Kampala

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WORK AT
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Job Type
Employee
Job Status
Full Time
Announced
31 October, 2020
Job Title

Senior Accountant

Job Location
Job Presentation
The International Committee of the Red Cross ( ICRC) is a neutral and independent international humanitarian organisation, which assists and protects victims of armed conflicts and other situations of violence. The ICRC Delegation has an immediate opening for the following position:
Title: Senior Accountant
Duty station: Kampala
Working hours: 48 hours a week
Reports to: Finance & Administration Manager .

Purpose of the post:
The Senior Accountant is in charge of preparing, reconciling and analysing the accounting records and financial reports of the Delegation.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS
Bookkeeping cash and bank
• Explains the ICRC financial structure and procedures to collaborators. internal and external
• Receives the bills, audits and crosschecks accuracy and consistency of all accounting documents submitted, i.e. amounts, Requisition Orders, Purchase Orders/contracts, accounting details, as per the Organisations rules and procedures, prior to submission to the Finance & Admin, Manager for approval.
• Prepares all payments by bank transfer and confirmation letters timely and delivers them to the concerned respective parties
• Monitors the cash flow of the delegation and prepares cash transfer request as per monthly projections to the headquarters.
• Enters all cash payments in the accounting application and establishes the vouchers and supervises all entries related to cash payments.
• Establishes accurate reconciliation oi bank journals with bank statements.
• Ensures that accounting data entered is as per IGRC chart of accounts and uses the standardized entries for imputations.
• ln charge of the Delegations VAT file and follows up the refunds from URA.
• Ensures that payments tor statutory deductions, such as NSSF and P.A.Y.E are timely executed.
• Prepares power of attorney list for the bank — new signatures and cancels previous ones.
Financial reporting and meetings
• Prepares monthly financial planning and submits it to all the concerned.
• Prepares the list of newly approved Allocation of Expenditure and timely submits it to alt the concerned.
• Prepares any other financial lists or statistics as required by Administration on an ad hoc basis.
End of month closure
• Performs extensive quality checks of the monthly accounting and corrects omissions/mistakes.
• Prepares monthly protections and handles the monthly closure independently, under the general supervision of the Finance & Admin. Manager.
• Liaises with all concerned departments in obtaining statistical data needed for the end of month closure.
• Performs end of month accounting closure.
National Society accounting
• Responsible for reconciliation of Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) accountabilities with ICRC accounts.

Minimum required knowledge and experience:
• University degree in Accounting or Business
• Administration, ACCA or CPA
• Minimum 7 years working experience in a similar position
• Very good analytical skills
• Very good computer skills and knowledge of accounting software
• Excellent command of the English language
• Available for immediate deployment

Job Education Requirements: University degree

Job Exprience Requirements: 7 years

Work Hours: 8
Valid Till
6 Nov, 2020


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