Job Title: Finance Officer
Organisation: eResources Uganda (Non-profit Organization)
Duty Station: Nakapiripirit, Uganda
Job Reference Number: ERE/JOB/04/16
eResources Uganda is a Consultancy firm that seeks to recruit for its valuable client, a national and indigenous Non-Governmental Organization working to improve the quality of life and sustainable livelihoods of the poor and vulnerable groups in Uganda while building a sustainable future.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
- The Finance Officer will ensure compliance to donor regulations and the financial controls, policies and procedures are applied in all financial transactions.
- Ensure all the financial transactions and payments are conducted professionally, recorded accurately and promptly within the budget lines provided.
- Prepare cash forecasts and projections and ensure effective cash flow for efficient implementation of project activities.
- Responsible for the ensuring that all accounting records are complete and financial reports as per regulations given are prepared and submitted on time.
- Manage the entry of accounting records in the established accounting system.
- Offer support to the Procurement Committee on procurement of project items/services and accounting against appropriate budget lines.
- Travel to project sites / communities for stock taking and assets verification exercises.
- Keenly review expenditures relating to all accounting documents for accuracy and consistency with donor regulations.
- Ensure proper management of project funds including petty cash and disbursement of funds as per the organization and donor regulations
- Support with field audits of project team and accountability of funds and resources received from the head office for the field operations/activities.
- Actively participate and assist with any internal and or external audit.
- Follow-up on finance recommendations from the head office in Kampala and ensure timely response to all finance concerns.
- Assist the Program Director, Project Coordinators and Finance and Administrative Manager with budget preparation and forecasting.
- Attend planning and strategic management meetings at the head office in Kampala.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
- The ideal candidate for the Finance Officer career job should hold a University degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Economics or relevant field;
- Professional accounting certification of ACCA or CPA desired
- At least three years of financial and administration experience in an NGO setting
- Flexibility to work outside normal working hours with long hours
- Excellent oral, written and presentation skills in English with good computer skills
- Able to work under minimum supervision, independently and in a team
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their cover letters and updated CVs via E-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: Friday 27th May, 2016.
NB: The applicants should quote the reference number and job title applied for. Only short listed candidates will be contacted and any form of soliciting may lead to disqualification.
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