Accountant/Bookkeeper

Accountant/Bookkeeper

  • Job Title: Accountant/Bookkeeper
  • Organization: Energy and Security Group (ESG)
  • Project Funding Source: USAID  
  • Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:

The Energy and Security Group (ESG) is a consulting firm assisting a client to address the need to increase and expand the use of clean energy in Uganda to enhance economic performance, promote energy security, improve quality of life, and advance resource sustainability.


Job Summary: The Accountant/Bookkeeper will be mainly responsible for all accounting duties, such as collecting, documenting, and recording all expense transactions, reconciliation, maintenance, and monitoring of accounts; and compilation of data based on knowledge of bookkeeping practices, and company financial systems.  Will report to the Director and the external accountant; as well as follow guidelines from the company headquarters.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:   


    Prepare expense reports, budgets, and financial statements

    Undertake administrative tasks such as administering payroll and arranging payments for invoices.

    Ensure the organization’s compliance with current taxation legislation.

    Monitor company/department financial transactions and controlling budgets.

    Perform other related tasks as necessary.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  

    At least three years of accounting or bookkeeping experience.

    Ability to working independently with minimal supervision.

    Previous experience working with USAID or International donor projects

    Detail oriented.

    Ability to learn on the job and prioritize and balance multiple assignments and deadlines.

    Excellent computer software skills in MS Excel, MS Word, and QuickBooks.


How to Apply:

All candidates are strongly encouraged to send an updated resume and cover letter to: Uganda.info@energyandsecurity.com as soon as possible. Execution is set to start in October and we welcome your application to these opportunities. Please provide 3 references and their contact information.


Deadline: As Soon as Possible