Regional Chief Accountant Job at Giving Hand Fund in Kampala

On Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

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Role title: Regional Chief Accountant

Geography: Based in Kamapala

Reports to: Finance Manager


The role of the Regional Chief Accountant will include day to day management of the funds’ financial and accounting systems needed to support substantial growth over the next five to 10 years.

The Regional Chief Accountant shall build and manage our effective and streamlined administrative/financial systems, including budgeting, financial and revenue projections, financial, accounting, and internal controls systems

Detailed responsibilities:

Your activities will include:

Maintaining the financial books and records, composing monthly reporting, driving the annual budgeting, reporting, accounting, audits and tax process;

Preparing weekly Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payable Excel Reports for weekly meeting with Excelsior Executives;

Overseeing compliance with Internal Control Policies and Procedures;

Invoicing clients for services;

Reconciliation of Bank Statements and fund’ Accounting Systems;

Developing Financial Management Policies and Procedures;

Developing and managing financial management’s reports and poject budgets, and overseeing the development and management of internal operating budgets;

Processing of staff travel expense reports;

Filing of finance documents in secure and organized manner;

Preparing and monitoring general ledger postings;

Reconciling bank accounts and general ledger accounts;

Processing payments for vendors;

Preparing monthly payroll for Kenya & Uganda Office Staff and remittance of statutory deductions including PAYE, NSSF, NHIF and pension to relevant local authorities;

Qualifications for the Role

We believes that the most important asset lies in the caliber of our people.

It is the qualifications and experience of the people and network that speak to the value that we can offer our stake holders.

In order to assemble the right team, we will focus on several qualifications:

Certified Public Accountant(CPA or ACCA) or a four-year degree in Business, Economics, Management, or Corporate Finance or Accounting.

Advanced knowledge of common accounting and enterprise management systems; US GAAP and IFRS reporting abilities common in the UK, Kenya, Uganda and South Africa – including use of the QuickBooks platform

At least 2-4 years of demonstrated experience in financial management and accounting.

Experience should include accounting, audit, compliance, budget, and resource development

Excellent  CPS, people skills, with experience collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team; proven effectiveness leading professionals in finance and accounting; personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment

Technologically savvy, with an ability to point to examples of having worked with IT staff to develop and implement new processes and systems that increased efficiency in a fast-moving environment

Demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities, proposing new ways of creating efficiencies, and guiding investment in people and systems

Flexible and a self-starter; able to multi-task while also being highly detail-oriented.

Experience and familiarity with implementing initiatives in both developing world and emerging markets environments especially in Africa


USD 4580(pm), Housing in Kampala Uganda

Group Life & Medical cover & 21 days annual leave.

R&R of 3days after every 8 weeks.

How to Apply:-

To express interest, please email [email protected], title the subject as “Regional Chief Accountant” and provide your CV/resume, a one page description of why you are best suited for the role, and three references.

Only applications received through the dedicated email address will be considered.

We are an equal opportunity employer application deadline 30/06/2013

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    iam so greatiful and waiting to here from you.

  2. Joseph says:

    This organization Giving hand funds, is fake they will ask you to present CPS test and direct you to the website where you can get this service normally or others based in Nairobi Kenya,those CPS company will give u a test and ask for money before they give you answer, once you pay the money then you are conned people be very carefully they are just raising money from poor people.

  3. osman says:

    this is another bogus organization and the said vacancy doesn’t even exist,people should be watchful as this another way to cone people of money,they will send u a CPS Test and after u pay the money, no reply will be issued to tired!

    • dailyjobsinkenya says:

      You should not pay money for any position. We have said this again and again. Please be careful. If an organization wants you to pay for something then it should be certificate of good conduct which you should pay at the CID.

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