Account/Administrative Officer – TechnoServe

Organisation: TechnoServe
Duty Station: Gulu Uganda
Reports to: Financial Controller / Program Manager
About US:
TechnoServe works with enterprising
people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and
industries. We are a nonprofit organization that develops business solutions to
poverty by linking people to information, capital and markets. Our work is
rooted in the idea that given the opportunity, hardworking men and women in
even the poorest places can generate income, jobs and wealth for their families
and communities. With more than four decades of proven results, we believe in
the power of private enterprise to transform lives.        
Job Summary:  The Account/Administrative Officer will
oversee the operational implementation of the Uganda Strengthening Rural Youth
Development through Enterprise (STRYDE) project in the Northern Region. The
incumbent will be responsible for procurement, payments, reporting, logistics
& fleet management, budgets & budget monitoring/ burn rate calls,
accurate financial & management reporting and analysis, and ensuring
compliance with organization and STRYDE requirements.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1.
Finance & Administration:
·        
The
job holder will support procurement and coordinate pre-qualification of
reputable & reliable supplier’s goods and services.
·        
He /
she will also ensure proper documentation of all finance, Administrative &
Human resource records.
·        
Ensure
STRYDE is implemented with sound financial and administrative practices through
efficient management of project funds and timely processing of payments.
·        
Oversight
of the project funds; ensure that funds are disbursed in line with set
activities/ budget and that accountabilities are submitted in a timely manner
·        
The
incumbent will actively participate in annual budget preparation, mid-year
reviews, monthly burn rate calls and ensure action points are implemented
accordingly.
·        
Responsible
for the preparation of daily cash reports and monthly cash needs to ensure
availability of funds.
·        
Work
in liaison with program team to ensure that project work plans and financial
planning are in sync;
·        
Responsible
for the preparation of fuel consumption reports and management of vehicles.
·        
Coordinate
External/internal Audits and ensure implementation of agreed recommendations.
·        
Regular
update of Asset register and engraving of assets. Regular Maintenance of assets
to avoid breakdowns e.g. vehicles, computers, power backups etc
2.
Human Resource:
·        
Ensure
that all personnel including interns & volunteers in the Region are
recruited through Human Resource dept.
·        
Provide
coaching, direction, and leadership support to regional finance and admin
personnel.
·        
Regularly
review staff monthly time sheets before, approval by respective supervisors.
·        
Manage
staff leave and ensure all leave forms are^ approved by Kampala Finance &
Human Resource
·        
Perform
any other duties as assigned by the Financial Controller / Program Manager
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
applicants for the Account/Administrative Officer vacancy should hold a University
degree in Accounting and part II qualification of any professional course ACCA,
CPA is a MUST.
·        
At
least three years’ experience in a similar position with an international NGO
or development agency.
·        
Computer
literacy skills i.e. proficiency in Excel spreadsheets, Ms Word and any
Accounting software required.
·        
Possess
the ability to read, analyze and interpret financial documents.
·        
Good
report writing skills
·        
Excellent
communication skills
·        
High
degree of flexibility and adaptability to TechnoServe corporate culture.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified prospective
employees are encouraged to send their applications to: ug-jobs@tns.org
Deadline: Friday, 10th July,
2015
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