Jobs at Justice & Reconciliation Project in Uganda

JRP seeks a qualified Programme Accountant to support the programme work of JRP in seeking to be financially responsive and accountable. The role supports the maintenance and development of financial and funding infrastructure that supports JRP's programmes. It looks at day‐to‐day management and reporting on financial progress of JRP programmes in consultation with programme leaders. The role demands a varied range of skills and aptitudes. As a mid‐level officer, the accountant works in close collaboration with the Management Team, programme team leaders and the Finance and Administration Team Leader. S/he supports the JRP team in planning and management of programme finances. The post is based at the JRP headquarters in Gulu.
Key duties include:

Maintenance and routine monitoring of finance systems

Day‐to‐day records and book‐keeping

Preparing programme budgets in consultation with programme leaders

Monitoring day‐to‐day financial progress

Operating and maintaining accounting systems

Ensuring programme value for money
The successful candidate will have a relevant finance / management qualification (at least a Bachelor’s degree) and substantial experience in financial and administration management, ideally in the NGO sector.

How to Apply:
To apply for these posts, please send an email to Attach a CV, strong cover letter, academic qualifications and a list of at least three referees to be contacted in case of short listing. All applications should be addressed to the Programme Coordinator. The closing date for applications is 30th MARCH 2012. Any form of lobbying or phone calls will lead to automatic disqualification of one’s application. No hard copy submissions will be accepted.
JRP is an equal opportunity employer. Women and disabled persons are advised to apply for any of the above positions.

Deadline:30th March 2012


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