Finance Officer Job Placement - National Association of Social Workers of Uganda (NASWU)


Job Title:   Finance Officer
Organisation: National Association of Social Workers of Uganda (NASWU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: National Coordinator

About US:
The National Association of Social Workers of Uganda (NASWU) is a professional body for Social Workers in Uganda. The Association aims at bringing together all Social Workers in Uganda to contribute to a better professional practice, favorable conditions of work for Social Workers and equitable national development and transformation. The overall aim of NASWU is to promote and facilitate Social Welfare and Social Development in Uganda
Under the Coordinating Comprehensive Care for Children (4 Children) a five-year, USAID-funded project implemented by a consortium of organizations led by CRS. NASWU supports systems and structures at country and regional levels to implement evidence-based interventions that protect against risk, interrupt cycles of vulnerability and build pathways to resilience leading to an AIDS Free Generation.

Job Summary: The Finance Officer will actively contribute to improving the efficiency and efficacy of the association and ensure that financial controls are in place, financial transactions are properly authorized, recorded, have adequate supporting documentation, filled, maintained and can be easily extracted

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Design reporting formats for financial reports
  • Train finance staff on the accounting software and preparation of financial reports.
  • Design effective training programs on financial management for Secretariat
  • Ensure that all financial statements and reports are prepared and submitted to partners in a timely manner.
  • Review and improve the accounting operations to meet new donors and institutional requirements.
  • Prepares and submits timely and reliable financial reports to the National Coordinator for approval
  • Check and ensure that all procurement processes and expenditures are in accordance with NASWU policies.
  • Ensure that NASWU Financial rules and guidelines are followed
  • Coordinate annual external audit, preparation of required documentation and support the implementation of the resulting plan of action and audit corrective measures


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or equivalent.
  • Professional qualification in ACCA or CPA is an added advantage
  • Five years of relevant continuous work experience in finance and administrative
  • Experience with donor funded projects will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated experience in procurement and preparation of financial reports and budget variance analysis.
  • Work experience with Ms office applications is a must.
  • Practical computer skills and experience with accounting software
  • Demonstrate valuable experience in financial management in a membership organization

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their applications and updated CVs (Detailing responsibilities carried out in previous positions) and three referees via Email addressed to:

National Co-ordinator,
National Association of Social Workers of Uganda

Email to: naswu2014@gmail.com (Please indicate clearly on the application subject line the position applied for.)

NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 20th April 2018 by 4:00pm

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