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About CARE Uganda

CARE Uganda is part of the global CARE organization, a leader in the movement to end poverty. We are committed to defending human dignity and promoting social justice. Our mission is to save lives, defeat poverty, and achieve social justice, with a focus on women and girls. And is in search for an Accountant.

Job Summary – Accountant

The Accountant supports CARE Uganda’s financial operations, ensuring timely and accurate financial reports and practices. Key responsibilities include:

  • General Ledger: preparing and reviewing journal entries, reconciling accounts payable and receivable, and preparing monthly financial analysis reports.
  • Accounts Payable: reviewing supporting documents, ensuring correct coding, and providing guidance to accounting assistants.
  • Accounts Receivable: accurately recording transactions, preparing donor billings, and following up on receivables.
  • General Finance and Accounting: reviewing financial commitments, processing payments, and preparing reconciliations.
  • Cash Management: preparing cash flow projections, monitoring cash book and bank balances, and determining available funds.
  • Promoting gender equity, diversity, and safeguarding practices.

Qualifications of the Accountant

  • Academic Requirements: Professional qualification (CPA/ACCA) and postgraduate qualification in a related field.
  • Skills and Experience: 5+ years of experience in finance and accounting, with experience working for an international NGO. Demonstrated knowledge of donor rules and regulations, financial management systems, and PeopleSoft ERP.
  • Core Values: commitment, accountability, respect, effectiveness, and diversity.


  • Excellence: setting high standards, mentoring, and developing staff.
  • Integrity: ensuring ethical interactions and transactions.
  • Communicating with Impact: conveying information clearly and diplomatically.
  • Facilitating Change: supporting and managing change.
  • Strengthening Partnership: developing strategic relationships.
  • Management Excellence: influencing performance and promoting compliance.
  • Developing Teams: building a cohesive team.
  • Diversity: promoting diversity and inclusivity.
  • Adaptability: adjusting to changing environments.
  • Coaching: developing staff skills and capacity.

How to Apply

All candidates should apply by clicking on the link below.

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June 26th, 2024

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