Financial Accountant jobs in uganda

Job Title: Financial Accountant

A leading pharmaceutical distribution company in Uganda with a 12 year experience in the pharmaceutical distribution industry is seeking to recruit a highly experienced, qualified, self-driven and competent individual to fill the role of the Financial Accountant with strong management and team working skills. The post would involve supporting the Finance function and participates in studies to improve the operational and fi nancial effectiveness of the Company; extracting fi nancial data from various accounting and information systems; Performs fi nancial and cost accounting analysis of data.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:
• Analyses fi nancial data and defines elevant information; interprets data for the purpose of determining past financial performance and to support management decision making. Use this data to prepare
monthly financial management reports.
• Develop financial tools and reports for forecasting, trend analysis and result analysis.
• Support financial accounting by preparing entries to accounts and document business transactions.
• Support the development of the annual operating budget through consultation with other departments.
• Perform budget to actual analysis of fi nancial results and document explanations and action points for
significant variances.
• Monitor and review accounting and related system reports for accuracy and completeness.
• Resolve accounting discrepancies.
• Reviews costs and performs cost benefit analysis related to new projects, products and planned strategies.
• Interact with internal and external auditors in completing audits.
• Managing a team of Accountant to the fulfilment of quality output of accounting jobs.
Preferred Skills:

Education Requirements:
• A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Commerce or related fi eld
• Professional accounting qualifications such as CPA, CIMA, ACCA, CA and ICAEW.
• Excellent working knowledge of computerised accounting systems;
experience in SAP accounting package will be an added advantage.
• 3-5 years of professional experience in financial accounting, auditing, financial analysis in a reputable company, minimum of two years working experience in financial accounting, auditing and fi nancial
analysis in a reputation organization.
• Excellent communication and report writing skills.
• Personal skills such as effective time management, integrity and open mindedness.
• Strong organizational and analytical skills.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and have the required credentials, please forward your detailed CV including your names, present position, email address, day time telephone contact, copies of your certificates and at least three professional referees by 4th March 2011 to the following address:

Human Capital Solutions
Edes & Associates Consultants Limited
22 Entebbe Road – 2nd Floor Conrad Plaza
P.O. Box 21984 Kampala, Uganda
Tel. +256 414 250504
Fax. +256 – 414 345139
Email: Info@edesassociates.com

Rucruitment of Procurement Officer at Infectious Diseases Institute

Job Title: Procurement Officer

He/she shall be responsible for the IDI procurement function which involves both local and international purchases, covering a range of requirements from medical drugs, laboratory equipment and supplies, office supplies; IT related requirements, renovations, and service agreements among
others.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Ability to negotiate procurement terms and conditions; Good communication skills, both oral and written; Knowledge of procurement procedures; Proficiency in the use of computers especially Excel spreadsheets, word-processing packages and e-mail;
* Ability to use judgment and initiative in the course of executing responsibilities;
* Ability to make decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures;
* Ability to communicate with employees, vendors, and IDI contacts in a courteous and professional manner and
* Ability to prioritize multiple tasks


To Apply:
Qualified and interested persons who wish to apply may hand-deliver, email or post an application letter with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees, to:

The Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute
P. O. Box 22418, Kampala.
hr@idi.co.ug

For more information please check the Institute’s website: http://www.idi-makerere.
com/ Deadline for receipt of applications is Friday 25th February 2011. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: EDUCATION OFFICER
The Job holder will be expected to provide professional support to partners in the field of education, mainly for pastoralist and other marginalized people.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:
• Develop pastoralist education program for Uganda including resource mobilization
• Ensure quality learning, teaching process, attractive learning environment and successful completion and transition of pupils
• Integrate economic empowerment in education including economic activities and adult literacy
• Provide technical/professional support to partners for quality educational programming
• Develop a range of initiatives which will strengthen the existing support systems for children within communities and develop an environment which supports children’s well being;
• Represent IIRR on issues relating to Pastoralist Education in Uganda and provide appropriate support to the local education set-ups in the development of national initiatives for pastoralist communities;
• Work closely with the regional Education Advisor and field staff in reviewing and documenting program outcomes;

Qualifications:
• Degree in Education, Master’s degree holders are preferred with deep understanding of issues in education.
• Minimum of 5 years experience in education work in similar organizations.
• Working knowledge of community based initiatives in pastoralists and region.
• Proven experience in facilitation, funds mobilization and proposal writing.
• Experience in participatory action research, conducting studies and data analysis and documentation.
• Sound competency in written English and competent in the use of IT.


How to apply
Kindly submit a cover letter and CV, including remuneration expectation and contact details of three (3) work-related referees to the undersigned by 04 March 2011: Human Resources Manager, Email: recruitment@iirr.org,
iirr@utlonline.co.ug Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. IIRR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IIRR Plot 6 Charles Lwanga Road, Ntinda, P.O. Box 35536, Kampala

CMDRR OFFICER Job Vacancy in Uganda at International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR)

Job Title: CMDRR OFFICER

The post holder is expected to support the implementation of the Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction (CMDRR) Project and to deliver on capacity building in CMDRR. He/She will also work with the Regional Applied Learning Manager to support applied learning activities when called upon.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:
• Facilitate the implementation of CMDRR Project of IIRR.
• Monitor the CMDRR program implementation by partners
• Building partner’s capacity in project/management and program strategy with focus on mentoring, coaching and training.
• Developing collaborative relationships with strategic partners, donors, and key stakeholders to ensure the effectiveness of IIRR CMDRR strategy and sustainability of partners.
• Manage, advice, support and guide the existing portfolio of partners.
• Review and validate the partners’ reporting on a regular basis to monitor the progress and verify the projects are implemented in accordance with IIRR’s requirements.
• Together with the Finance Section, analyze the consistency of the financial and narrative reports of partners, and their consistency with the project progress on the field.
• Improve quality and delivery with partners.
• Make regular visits to the partners if relevant and if necessary.
• Organize and facilitate workshop and training on CMDRR.
• Prepare a training and workshop report including follow up plan.

Qualifications
• Minimum of a Degree in any of the social sciences.
• Minimum of three (3) of relevant work experience in coordination with NGOs and/or donor organizations.
• Experience in training and facilitation of CMDRR.
• Experience in building the capacity of organizations and community institutions like Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) communities in CMDRR.
• Understanding of Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction (CMDRR) strategies
• Experience and knowledge of proposal writing, program budgeting, M& E.
• Ability to work independently, with limited supervision and in a team.
• Strong interpersonal skills and professional maturity.

Kindly submit a cover letter and CV, including remuneration expectation and contact details of three (3) work-related referees to the undersigned by 04 March 2011: Human Resources Manager, Email: recruitment@iirr.org,
iirr@utlonline.co.ug Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. IIRR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IIRR Plot 6 Charles Lwanga Road, Ntinda, P.O. Box 35536, Kampala

Jobs in Uganda at International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR)

Job Title: MONITORING & EVALUATION OFFICER

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) has over 90 years of history in participatory, integrated and people-centered development. The Institute has enhanced the capacity and confidence of over 100,000 development managers, practitioners and community leaders across Asia, Africa and Latin America and is recognised for documenting and disseminating field-based experience through its publications. We envision a world of equity, justice, and peace where people achieve their full potential and live a life of quality and dignity in harmony with the environment.

Job Title: MONITORING & EVALUATION OFFICER

The job holder will be responsible for spearheading the provision of demand led services in Participatory Planning Monitoring and Evaluation for IIRR clients.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:
• Design PPME course that includes development of training materials, case studies and curriculum design.
• Facilitate participatory monitoring and evaluation trainings, systems reviews, studies, assessment and audits
• Develop and manage field projects including those proposed for field projects that can be used for learning and demonstration.
• Document and produce quality reports for external and internal use.
• Develop PPME systems and ensures partners and IIRR have effectively implemented it.

Qualifications:
• Degree in Sciences or any other relevant field ( 2nd degree preferable).
• At least 5 years similar experience in a reputable organization.
• Excellent conceptual, analytical, writing and presentation skills.
• Sound understanding of program/project development and management
• Skills, knowledge and experience in conducting both qualitative and quantitative research/ assessments/evaluations
• Excellent interpersonal and team skills.
• Competent in the use of IT.

Kindly submit a cover letter and CV, including remuneration expectation and contact details of three (3) work-related referees to the undersigned by 04 March 2011: Human Resources Manager, Email: recruitment@iirr.org,
iirr@utlonline.co.ug Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. IIRR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IIRR Plot 6 Charles Lwanga Road, Ntinda, P.O. Box 35536, Kampala

Jobs Vacancies at Habitat for Humanity Uganda- Career

Job Title: Financial Education Trainer
(9 months) base at Luwero in Luwero District

The Financial Education Trainer is responsible for implementing the activities of the financial Education Project in the field.

Responsibilities include:

1 To deliver the financial education modules, with responsibility for recruiting clients, carrying out training courses and managing the financial education project at branch level.
2 Contributes to the development and customization of customized training / Technical assistance products and services in the areas of financial education for Habitat for Humanity Uganda’s target market within the communities served by the Branch.

Minimum Qualifications:
A minimum of a Diploma in financial management or related field. Additional training in Financial Education, Adult/ Youth Learning techniques or a related field is beneficial. Previous experience of conducting Financial Literacy Facilitation, Client service, presentation and /event planning is an added advantage. Minimum of one year working experience with an NGO, preferably in a microfinance setting or community development. Computer literacy, ability or willingness to ride a motorcycle, and knowledge of the local language (Luganda) of the community.

Qualifying candidates should apply by submitting a cover letter, a detailed CV, copies of professional and academic transcripts; and names and contacts of at lest three referees. These should be submitted to the National Director at the address given below no later than 25th February 2011.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


Habitat for Humanity Uganda
P.O.Box, 9873, Kampala

Community Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Support Worker - Vacancy

NGO: Habitat for HumanityUganda

Job Title: Community Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Support Worker based at Bugade in Mayuge District

S/he will play the lead role for overseeing Habitat for Humanity Uganda’s Programmes for HIV and other Vulnerable children in the respective Communities. S/he reports to the OVC Programme Coordinator.

Responsibilities include:
1. Overseeing all aspects of programme implementation in the target communities.
2. Identify and document OVC families that are in need of shelter and other house related services
3. Participation in advocacy initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications:
A minimum of a degree in Social work or its Equivalent . At least of NGO project/program related implementation and management preferably within the HIV/ AIDS sector. Computer literacy. Ability/ willingness to ride a motorcycle. Knowledge of the local language (Lusoga) of the community.


How to Apply
Qualifying candidates should apply by submitting a cover letter, a detailed CV, copies of professional and academic transcripts; and names and contacts of at lest three referees. These should be submitted to the National Director at the address given below no later than 25th February 2011.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


Habitat for Humanity Uganda
P.O.Box, 9873, Kampala

Rucruitment of a Senior Financial Officer

Job Title: Senior Financial Officer

A Kampala – based equal Opportunities HIV/ AIDS research Organization is currently seeking applications for the following position: Senior Financial Officer required to assist with Overseeing and coordinating the Finance Department:

Reports to the Division Head, Finance Department

Responsibilities:
1. Assist with the supervision of the finance team as they process transactions, enter data into the accounting packages, carry out reconciliations, produce financial reports and carry out other departmental function.
2. Carryout data checks on a regular basis for correctness and accuracy.
3. Payroll preparation and related report production ensuring compliance with statutory guidelines like NSSF and PAYE.
4. Ensure that the reports to the funders are submitted in the appropriate format and within strict timelines.
5. Ensure that financial operations are in conformity with the accounting manual and other funding agency requirements and also review and update the accounting manual.
6. Establish and oversee budget preparation and give accurate and timely reports on expenditures and balances.
7. Liaise with the internal and external auditor and ensure that audit recommendations are implemented on a timely basis.
8. Progressively evaluating the accounting system for performance and necessary upgrade.
9. Analytical review of the financial records to ensure correctness and conformity with the acceptable accounting guidelines.

Requirements:
 Must be a holder of a Bachelors of commerce degree with a bias in accounting and full qualifications in ACCA or its equivalent is essential.
 At least 5 years proven working experience in a busy donor – funded organization with 2 years working as a supervisor in a busy accounts department and must have proficiency in use of Excel. Use of computerized accounting packages as Navision is a desirable qualification.
 Must have a high integrity, excellent management and good communication skills, team player, be pro – active, demonstrate close attention to detail, and be willing to take up new challenges and initiatives to benefit the organization.

How to apply

 Applications with complete C.V, including 3 referees and their full addresses or contact Tel Nos, copies of academic certificates and testimonials, and fully addressed to:
The Human Resource Manager – P.O.Box 23491-Kampala, not later than 3rd March, 2011. Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Danida Jobs Vacancy in Uganda- Career

DANIDA
Job Title: Accountant/Cashier

Tasks (will include but not limited to):
• Daily cash handling, payment of cash in both dollars and local currency.
• Preparation and payment of approved bill and invoices.
• Filling of accounts material.
• Handling of tax claims in relation to URA.
• Monitor that electricity and water bills are paid.
• Monitor consumption of electricity, water, etc.
• Back-up for the Accountant.
• Other duties as required.

Qualification and experienced:
• Degree in business administration or bachelor of commerce or other qualification is a professional accountant.
• At least 5 years of experience working in a similar job.
• Experience with Navision Financial System or other financial management software.
• Experience with handling of tax claims in relation to URA.
• A strong team player with a demonstrated ability to work to deadlines.
• Exhibit a high degree of drive and motivation.

Position will be for a period of 3 years renewable on the basis of satisfactory performance. The first 5 months will be on probationary period.
To apply, send your CV, cover letter with 3 work related referees and copies of certificates to the address below. Deadline for submission is 11th March 10:00am.

The Chief Financial Officer,
Embassy of Denmark.
Plot No. 3 Lumumba Avenue,
P. O Box 11243, Kampala, Uganda.

Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung Jobs in Uganda- Career

Job Title: Field Officers – Certification (Nakaseke, Luwero and Nakasongola Districts)

Main duties:
• Organize and oversee the implementation of the Utz code of conduct.
• Organize and ensure timely, efficient and effective delivery of Utz certification training at farmer group and farmer level.
• Training an monitoring of Utz internal inspectors.
• Liaise with the data officer and depot staff so as to ensure accurate farmer records for the respective areas.
• Carry our inter audits of depots, chemical stores, farms, etc.
• Prepare monthly internal audit reports and progress reports regarding the implementation of certification activities.
• Participate in the auditing of the Utz code of conduct and host the annual external audit for Utz certification.
• Assist with the preparation and maintenance of the Utz quality manual.
• Participate constructively in the on-going development and promotion of the Uganda Coffee Farmers’ Alliance (UCFA).
• Collaboration with gender focal persons and ensuring equitable participation of men and women in all activities to the program and projects in particular the decision making process.

Requirements:
• Minimum of diploma in Agriculture, Agronomy, Crop Science and/or related qualification.
• Possession of a bachelor of science in related fields is preferred. Extensive knowledge of farmer organizations and group dynamics is essential.
• Thorough understanding of sustainable coffee production and familiarity with certification standards especially Utz certified as a must.
• Computer literacy especially with knowledge in MS Access, excel and Word.
• Highly self motivated and disciplined with good communication skills.
• Ability to ride a motor cycle with a valid riding license.

Applicant should be fluent in Luganda and English is preferred.
Letters should have detailed CV, and the names and contacts of 3 referees.
Email at: stella.nabusimba@hrnstiftung.org

If hand delivered, deliver to Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung Africa Ltd Office 7th Street, Plot 44/50 Industrial area, Kampala, c/o Ibero Uganda.
If not, post to:
The Finance Manager and Administration Officer,
Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung Africa Ltd Office
P. O Box 23139
Kampala.

Applications before 5:00pm on 7th March 2011.

Jobs in Uganda at Hanns R. Newmann Stiftung

Job Title: Field Officer – Agronomy (Nakaseke District)

Company: Hanns R. Newmann Stiftung


Main duties:
• Implementing an effective agricultural system focusing on improving coffee husbandry at farmer level.
• Coordinating with other field workers of the project and district authorities.
• Assisting small holder coffee farmers to improve quality and marketing of coffee.
• Monitor all farm level operations.
• Proper collaboration with the gender focal persons.
• Ensuring equitable participation of men and women in all activities of the program and projects.


Specific Requirements:
• You should have an agricultural qualification at degree or diploma level.
• Expert knowledge in sustainable coffee farming systems with a minimum of 5 years experience in extension work within rural locations.
• Highly self motivated and disciplined with good communication skills.
• Should be computer literate.
• Ability to fide a motorcycle with a valid riding license.


How to Apply

Applicant should be fluent in Luganda and English is preferred.
Letters should have detailed CV, and the names and contacts of 3 referees.
Email at: stella.nabusimba@hrnstiftung.org

If hand delivered, deliver to Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung Africa Ltd Office 7th Street, Plot 44/50 Industrial area, Kampala, c/o Ibero Uganda.
If not, post to:
The Finance Manager and Administration Officer,
Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung Africa Ltd Office
P. O Box 23139
Kampala.

Applications before 5:00pm on 7th March 2011.

Insurance Jobs in Uganda at Leads Insurance LTD

Company:Leads Insurance LTD

Job Title: Underwriter

Key aspects of the position:
• Good communications skills, both oral and written.
• Has to have business humor.
• Should be technically articulate in explaining the company’s products.
• Good interpersonal skills and public relations.
• Must be self driven and result-oriented and be client focused in fulfillment of the company’s business objectives.

Qualifications:
• Minimum degree in Economics, Commerce, Business Administration.
• Post graduate qualification in Insurance and related fields.

Experience:
• At least 5 years’ experience in Underwriting and marketing insurance products and services in a related organization.
• Must be computer literate with capacity to use one of the common word processing packages or use a spread sheet for tabulation.

Age: 30-35 years

Apply before: Monday, February 28 2011.

Applications addressed to;
The Chief Executive Officer
Leads Insurance Ltd., P.O. Box 26191, Kampala.

Strategic Marketing Manager Job Vacancy at Cipro Asset Tracking

Job Title: Strategic Marketing Manager

In line with our growth goals, Cipro Asset Tracking intend to recruit
competent persons to fill the vacant position of Strategic Marketing
Manager.

General Purpose

The general purpose of the Strategic Marketing Manager is to develop,
establish and maintain marketing strategies to meet organizational
objectives. Effective management of the marketing, advertising and
promotional activities of the organization

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

manage and coordinate all marketing and promotional staff and activities
develop and implement marketing plans
manage the productivity of the marketing plans
monitor, review and report on all marketing activities and results
determine and manage the marketing budget
deliver marketing activities within agreed budget

Education and Experience

Marketing-related degree or equivalent qualification
experience in all aspects of developing and maintaining marketing
strategies
technical marketing skills

Key Competencies

excellent written and verbal communication skills
organization and planning
problem analysis and problem-solving
team-leadership
persuasiveness
innovation
judgment
decision-making

CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION. 25th february 2011


To Apply
Send details to
Email: info@ciproassettracking.com

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