Finance and Administration Director Job at Girls’ Education Movement –Uganda (GEM-U)

Girls’ Education Movement
–Uganda (GEM-U)
: Kampala, Uganda
GEM-Uganda is a national
child and young people development organization that promotes and advocates for
the education of children through arrange of innovative education programmes
and projects. Our aim is to enable the youth in Uganda to realize their full
potential and have their achievements recognized.
Today, our work makes a lasting impact by encouraging young people to take
responsibility and become involved citizens. It has given a voice to the people
who are too rarely hard and builds skills that will remain useful throughout their
By working with children
and young people, we offer them a chance to:
  • Take
    action to improve their communities.
  • Learn
    to support the education of others.
  • Experience
    the benefit of club activities
  • Lead
    the full spectrum of financial management, accounting, reporting, human
    resources and organizational administration. 
  • Responsible
    for Finance and Admin systems, procedures, Assets and Manuals.
  • Quality
    assurance of the Fin. and Admin. Department.
  • Provides
    strategic support to GEM-U Executive Director and Board of Directors,
    especially the Finance and Admin. Committee.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Manage
    all Finance and Accounting functions of the organization;
  • budgeting,
  • cash
    flow management,
  • audits
  • Financial
    accounting and reporting
  • Grant
    and Contract Management; including soliciting funding and material support
  • Overall
    office operations
  • Procurement
  • Asset
  • Responsible
    for the HR oversight function of the organization
  • Responsible
    for staff capacity building and motivation
  • Organizational
    Policy dissemination and monitoring adherence
Skills & Experience:
  • A
    Bachelor’s degree in Commerce/Business Administration – majoring in
    Accounting and Finance
  • A
    Masters’ degree or relevant qualification
  • Certified
    Public Accountant [Professional training]
  • Higher
    qualification in Human Resource Management
  • At
    least 6 years’ experience in a similar position; [esp. NGO accounting for
    donor agencies]
  • Setting
    systems for financial management and control
  • Team
    leader, guide and mentor in Team work, Finance and Administration
  • Computer
    literacy and agility
  • Good
    Inter-personal, communication and report writing skills
  • Leadership
    and counseling skills
  • Self
    -motivated and ability to work with minimal supervision
to Apply:
If interested in working
with the Girls’Education Movement –Uganda, go to their website,  and Click Here
to download the application form, fill it and send to . The
subject of the application should bear the position you are applying for.
Deadline: 26th
June, 2013 at Noon (12:00 PM)
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