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 committed to accelerating clean, accessible, and sustainable cooking energy for vulnerable communities. Through innovative products, behavioral change approaches, and benchmarking good practices, we aim to reduce the effects of energy poverty and bridge the gap between energy and poverty.

Job Summary:
Raising Gabdho Foundation (RGF) 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:

1. Financial Planning and Analysis:
– Assist in conducting financial analysis and identifying key performance indicators.
– Contribute to trend analysis and support the preparation of budgets and forecasts.
– Monitor budget variances and provide recommendations for continuous improvement.

2. Cost Accounting:
– Learn and assist in end-to-end cost accounting for the manufacturing process.
– Collaborate with production teams to understand cost structures and optimize costs.
– Gather data for cost analysis and contribute to cost optimization efforts.

3. Inventory Management:
– Assist in reconciling inventory accounts and gaining exposure to inventory management.
– Work with the supply chain team to understand inventory levels and suggest operational efficiencies.

4. Financial Reporting:
– Contribute to the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
– Prepare financial reports and presentations for senior management, providing insights into financial performance.

5. Sustainability Analysis:
– Support comprehensive business analysis focusing on financial performance and growth opportunities.
– Apply analytics to evaluate the impact of operational decisions on financial results and sustainability objectives.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
– 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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