Senior Finance Officer Job at MUJHU Research Collaboration

Organization: MUJHU Research Collaboration- MUJHU Care Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance Manager
Job Summary: The Senior Finance Officer required assisting with overseeing and
coordinating the Finance section
Key Duties and
  • Assist with the
    supervision of the finance team as they process transactions, enter data
    into the accounting packages, carry out reconciliations, produce financial
    reports and carry out other departmental functions.
  • Conduct data checks on a
    regular basis for correctness and accuracy.
  • Payroll preparation and
    related report production ensuring compliance with statutory guidelines
    like NSSF and PAYE.
  • Ensure that the reports
    to the funders are submitted in the appropriate format and within strict
  • Ensure that financial
    operations are in conformity with the accounting manual and other funding
    agency requirements and also review and update the accounting manual.
  • Establish and oversee
    budget preparation and give accurate and timely reports on expenditures
    and balances.
  • Liaise with the internal
    and external auditor and ensure that audit recommendations are implemented
    on a timely basis.
  • Progressively evaluating
    the accounting system for performance and necessary upgrade
  • Analytical review of the
    financial records to ensure correctness and conformity with the acceptable
    accounting guidelines.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should
    possess a Bachelor’s of commerce degree with a bias in accounting, and
    full qualifications in ACCA or its equivalent is essential.
  • Three or more year’s
    proven working experience in a busy donor — funded organization with two
    years working as supervisor in a busy accounts department and must have
    proficiency in use of Excel.
  • Use of computerized
    accounting packages as Navision is a desirable qualification.
  • High degree of integrity,
    excellent management and good communication skills, team player, be
    pro-active, demonstrate close attention to detail, and be willing to take
    up new challenges and initiatives to benefit the organization.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications with
complete C.Vs , including three professional  referees and their full addresses or contact
telephone numbers, copies of academic certificates and testimonials , and fully
addressed to: The Human Resource Manager P. O. Box 23491- Kampala, Uganda
NB: Only short listed applicants will be contacted.
Physical Address: MU-JHU CARE LTD MU-JHU Research Collaboration Makerere University,
Kampala The John Hopkins University, Baltimore P.O. Box 23491, Kampala, Uganda
Telephone:+256-414-541044 Facsimile:+256-414-543002
Deadline: 4th
October 2013

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