children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has
been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a
Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection,
development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the
way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in
their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our
Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice
for and of children, and by achieving results at scale. In Uganda, we implement programmes in six
thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance,
Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in
development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over
36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of
Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 270
persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil
their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through our work
around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.
Transfer Programme (CTP) Accountant will be responsible for guiding the finance
roles in the refugee settlement, ensuring quality assurance and compliance in
financial management, especially for cash transfer programmes, providing
financial information to management team and budget holders. In addition, the
incumbent also provides technical support and inputs to programme planning,
budgeting and implementation support to management in reporting,
representation, monitoring and evaluation. This being a dual function role the
Officer is responsible for efficient and careful handling of cash, undertaking
approved payments by both cash and cheques and maintaining the cash book up to
date and reconciled. In addition the position takes the initiative to ensure
that Save the Children funds are used in the best possible way.
- The ideal candidate for the Save the Children Cash Transfer Programme (CTP) Accountant job placement should hold a Bachelors’ Degree in Commerce, Business Administration or Science In Accounting from a reputable University
- Membership of an Accounting profession such as ACCA or CPA or level 3 completion will be an added advantage.
- A minimum of three years’ experience in financial management position and relevant experience supervising and developing the capacity community based institutions in financial management.
- Broad knowledge and experience in external donor reporting for an international NGO, understanding of donors’ financial reporting and budgeting requirements, government tax policies and other statutory requirements.
- Prior exposure and experience working with local partners and District Local Government in Child Rights Governance, Health, Nutrition, Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection is an added advantage.
- Excellent analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
- Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial 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.
- Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
- Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
- Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
- Excellent time management and planning capacity.
- Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.
their updated CVs with cover letters (attached as one document) indicating
three referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors via E-mail only
to: [email protected]
- Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications.
- Hand delivered applications will not be accepted and are therefore not considered during the shortlisting process.