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Accountant (Fresh Graduate Jobs) – Raising Gabdho Foundation (RGF)

Job Title:  Accountant (Fresh Graduate Jobs)

Organisation: Raising Gabdho Foundation (RGF)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

Raising Gabdho Foundation (RGF) is a social enterprise which aims to accelerate clean, accessible and sustainable cooking energy for vulnerable communities through innovations for products, approaches to behavioural change and benchmarking good practices. We believe that a mixed solution can accelerate clean energy uptake to reduce the effects of energy poverty and bridge the gap of energy and poverty.

 

Job Summary:   Raising Gabdho Foundation (RGF), a social enterprise committed to providing clean, accessible, and sustainable cooking energy to vulnerable communities, is seeking a highly motivated Accountant to join our finance team. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate with a degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field to contribute to our mission and gain valuable experience in finance and accounting.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Financial Planning and Analysis:

  • Assist in conducting financial analysis, identifying key performance indicators, and contributing to trend analysis.
  • Support the preparation of budgets, forecasts, and financial models for the manufacturing/production division.
  • Assist in monitoring budget variances and providing recommendations for continuous improvement.

Cost Accounting:

  • Learn and assist in end-to-end cost accounting for the manufacturing process.
  • Collaborate with production teams to understand cost structures and contribute to cost optimization efforts.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to gather data for cost analysis.

Inventory Management:

  • Gain exposure to inventory management by assisting in reconciling inventory accounts.
  • Collaborate with the supply chain team to understand inventory levels and contribute ideas for operational efficiency.

Financial Reporting:

  • Contribute to the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements for the manufacturing division.
  • Assist in preparing financial reports and presentations for senior management, providing insights into financial performance.

Sustainability Analysis:

  • Support comprehensive business analysis, focusing on financial performance and growth opportunities.
  • Learn to apply analytics to evaluate the impact of operational decisions on financial results and sustainability objectives.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field (graduated within the last 3 years).
  • Strong academic background and a genuine interest in pursuing a career in accounting.
  • Basic knowledge of accounting software, such as QuickBooks or similar programs.
  • Familiarity with spreadsheet software, particularly Microsoft Excel.
  • Willingness to adapt to new tasks and responsibilities as the role evolves.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to articulate financial information clearly.
  • High ethical standards and integrity, understanding the importance of handling confidential financial information.

 

How to Apply:

If you are a recent graduate with a passion for accounting and finance, and you meet the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your academic background, relevant coursework, and any internships or projects related to accounting to recruitment@raisinggabdho.org

 

Deadline: 10th March 2024

 

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