Finance and Administration Manager Career Opportunity – Development Network of Indigenous Voluntary Associations (DENIVA)

Organization: Development Network of Indigenous Voluntary Associations (DENIVA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director

About US:
The Development Network of Indigenous Voluntary Associations (DENIVA) is a legally constituted network of non-governmental and community based organizations (NGOs/CBOs). It provides a platform for collective reflection, action and voice to voluntary local associations to strongly advocate the creation of more opportunities for the citizens and civil society organizations’ (CSOs) participation in the development of Uganda.

Job Summary:  The Finance and Administration Manager will oversee all financial and administrative functions at the Network’s Secretariat.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Lead, develop, supervise and coordinate implementation of organizational financial systems, policies, practices and procedures and ensure compliance.
·         Oversee and facilitate capacity enhancement of staff and Member Organisations (MOs) on matters of financial reporting.
·         Provide overall leadership in developing clear and realistic funding plans, budgets and forecasts in prospective projects to achieve the organization’s strategic goals
·         Take charge of the preparation of financial reports to stakeholders of the network.
·         Enforce control of income and expenditure and general financial administration of DENIVA
·         Build, maintain regular links and strengthen established networks with other departments and stakeholders
·         Identify finance-related knowledge needs for the Network, coordinate the generation, storage and access to finance-related knowledge.
·         Develop coordinate, implement and monitor administrative plans and procedures.
·         Perform any other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in finance or business related discipline. Possession of an MBA or Masters in Finance is an added advantage
·         The applicant must also hold full professional qualification e.g. ACCA, ACA, or CPA
·         At least five years’ experience, three years’ at a managerial level in a finance function
·         Previous exposure and experience in the design, implementation and monitoring systems of financial management, controls and accounting systems and experience in producing budgets and financial reports for use by management and different donors
·         Working knowledge of computerized accounting systems.
·         Skills and knowledge of project and contract management
·         Organisational development skills
·         Working knowledge of strategic planning and budgeting
·         Demonstrated ability to manage other people and experience of working in a team.
·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
·         Learning attitude

How to Apply: 
Al suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their hand written applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic certificates, names and address of three professional referees and a day time contact telephone number and e-mail should be delivered to DENIVA offices on address below during official working hours (8.30am-5.00pm). Address the applications to:

The Chairperson Personnel and Administration Committee,
Block 9, Plot 490 (near Law Development Centre) Off Makerere Road Kampala, Uganda

NB: All applications must be sealed and the post applied for clearly indicated on the top right corner of the envelope.

Deadline: 21st January 2016

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