International NGO Jobs – Finance and Administration Manager at Stromme Foundation

Organisation: Stromme
Foundation Eastern Africa (SFEA)
: Kampala, Uganda
Regional Director
Foundation Eastern Africa (SFEA) is an international NGO registered in Uganda
since 1994 and has its Head Offices in Kristiansand, Norway. SFEA has a mission
to eradicate poverty through interventions in Microfinance and Education. SFEA
intervenes through local partners in the countries of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania
and South Sudan. SF’s identity is based on Christian values and strives to
approach all people with dignity and openness. With deep respect for human
dignity and a conviction of the value of equitable partnership, SF works to
empower the poor to take charge of their own lives and communities.
 The Finance and Administration
Manager will oversee the Finance and Administration functions of the NGO. The incumbent
will be responsible for planning, controlling and ensuring the efficient and
effective financial management of SFEA resources. S/he will be the SF Eastern
Africa Regional office person in charge of financial management for the Region
and the day to day administration of the regional office.
Duties and Responsibilities: 
Provide leadership on all financial issues
including reporting to the different stakeholders
Actively participate in the development and
financial oversight of the overall SFEA strategic plan Participate in the
formulation and review of Stromme Foundation
s policies
and manuals
Establish and maintain all policies relating to
financial management, financial controls and risk
In charge of Budget(s) initiation, management,
reporting and control
Partner disbursements and ensuring appropriate
accountability of funds
Ensure financial monitoring of partners
Oversee the accounting system and process
Co-ordinate internal and External audits
Ensure adherence and compliance to audits, legal
and any other statutory requirements
Oversee the efficient and effective administration
of the Regional Office
Supervises and appraises the SFEA accounting and
administration staff
Performs any other duties as assigned by the supervisor
Performance Indicators: 
Budget Management and Control
Financial Report Preparation
Asset and Cash flow Management
Regional Office Administration
Resource Mobilization
Training /Coaching of Partner Finance Personnel
Skills and Experience: 
The Finance and Administration Manager should
possess a degree from a recognized university in Accounting and/or Finance.
Possession of a Post graduate qualification is an added advantage.
Hold Professional qualifications (ACCA or CPA-U, etc)
Five or more years’ experience in an International
NGO and three years in a Senior Management position
Excellent analytical skills
Keen attention to detail and accuracy
Self-motivated team builder with good
communication skills
Good trainer, facilitator, coach
Computer literacy skills i.e. Proficiency in using
an accounting package and ability to adapt to a new one
The Finance and Administration Manager should have
capacity to work independently in developing and implementing action plans
guided by the organisations strategic plan and willingness to go to the field.
She/he must have excellent communication, good
report writing and interpersonal skills.
Ability to think clearly, deeply and broadly
Practicing innovation and change
Practicing accountability and integrity
Committed and practicing Christian
to Apply: 
candidates should submit a duly filled
application form, request if from, with a Detailed
Curriculum Vitae and copies of academic credentials, and day time contacts for
at least three referees one of whom must be your current supervisor and send
them to the following address:
The Regional
Foundation East Africa,
Plot 25,
Bukoto Street Kampala P.O. Box 27200,
Email to:
Wednesday, 10th June 2015 by 4.30pm.
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