Job Title: Finance Officer
Location: Kampala, Uganda
Minimum Starting Salary: UGX 2,605,773. per month
Oxfam is a worldwide organisation that employs over 6,000 people in more than 80 countries to overcome poverty and suffering. The Organisation is working for a world where resources and power are distributed more equally and where everyone’s rights to a livelihood, basic services, protection from violence, and a say in their future are upheld. A world in which everyone enjoys the same opportunities – regardless of gender, race, culture, or physical ability. To fulfil this dream, we are strengthening our Programmes in Uganda and are seeking to recruit new staff members to join our dynamic, innovative and committed team of staff, volunteers and partners. Our ideal candidates should have job-specific technical skills, dynamism, and commitment to the cause of overcoming poverty and suffering. You need to be of unquestionable integrity and committed to Oxfam’s values.
Job Summary: We require a Finance Officer to Join the Finance Family. Working closely with the Programme Accountant, Donor Accountant and the Country Finance & Systems Manager you will deliver on the operational management of finances and grants to Partners for programmes based in Kampala. This role entails having a clear understanding on aspects around handling a wide- range of detailed internal and external finance information on processing invoices, Payroll management, floats and advances, liquidity management, and supporting and training Partners. At the end of each reporting period and collaborating all information into final Month end closure reports. The role of the Finance Officer roles is a part of the building blocks to delivery on the Country Finance Strategy.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
· The person we are looking for will have a graduate degree in Accounting or/and Finance or equivalent professional qualification in the relevant field preferably ACCA or CPA, at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role;
· Working with an International NGO with a multi-donor portfolio, proven experience in dealing with finance at a Country level; ability to work effectively with others is essential as well as effective verbal and written communication skills.
· You will have excellent computer skills for Word processing and Spreadsheets.
How to apply:
If you think that you are our candidate, please apply on line by sending your CV and covering letter ONLY explaining why you are our ideal candidate for the job to firstname.lastname@example.org by 11th February 2013. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please don’t send your academic credentials with your application, Send CV and cover letter only. We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization.
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