Finance & Admin Manager NGO Opportunity – ECOTRUST

Organization: Environmental
Conservation Trust of Uganda ( ECOTRUST)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Reports to: Executive
Assistant to the Executive Director
About US:
The Environmental Conservation Trust of Uganda
( ECOTRUST) is a Ugandan NGO whose goal is to provide long term sustained
funding for biodiversity conservation and environmental management.  ECOTRUST has an established valued Niche
in Conservation Financing, which consists of: Development & Promotion
of Cutting edge conservation initiatives, Managing grants on behalf of
donors, Establishment of Payment for Environmental Services Schemes,
Building Public: Private partnerships and Land Trusts.
Job Summary: The Finance
& Admin Manager will mainly be responsible for directing ECOTRUST’s
financial policies and oversee all financial functions including  investments, accounting, control systems,
budgeting, reporting, credit, insurance and ensure tax compliance in
accordance with the ECOTRUST policy and procedures.
Key Duties and
  • Ensure  the transparency, accountability and
    effective use of Ecotrust financial resources in line with the set financial
    systems and guidelines
  • In charge of ensuring timely
    budgeting, management and reporting of Ecotrust finances to ensure
    timely completion of key financial plans and processes
  • Provide a prudent income and
    expenditure control for Ecotrust through Inventory, investment  and asset management, including
    keeping track of the endowment assets investment performance
  • The job holder will also develop
    systems of financial monitoring and control to better align Ecotrust
    policies, practices and procedures with international finance systems
  • Support the development of a
    functional Human Resource 
    Management system
  • Supervise the administration
    function of Ecotrust at all sites
  • Build the capacity of the
    employees of Ecotrust in basic financial management
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate should
    preferably hold a Bachelor of Commerce/BBA degree
  • The applicant must possess part
    accounting qualifications i.e. CPA/or ACCA &
  • Additional training in project
    planning and management, mission directed, visionary, proactive with
    good sense of judgment/discernment.
  • A minimum of three years’
    experience preferably with an NGO.
  • Prior experience in donor funding
    and grants management as well as knowledge in investment management is
    an added advantage.
  • Good computer skills and
    knowledge of use of accounting software i.e. Quick books
  • Skills in cash flow development,
    budget development and investment management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Good reporting /proposal writing
  • Strategic planning skills
How to Apply:   
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates are encouraged to send their applications with updated CVs to
the Executive Director via Email to: , or P. O. Box
8986 Kampala or in person to Plot 49 Nakiwogo Road Entebbe. Uganda
Deadline: 28th January,
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