17 May 2016

Finance Officer Non-profit Careers - eResources Uganda

Job Title:   Finance Officer
Organisation: eResources Uganda (Non-profit Organization)
Duty Station: Moroto, Uganda
Job Reference Number: ERE/JOB/03/16

About US:
eResources Uganda is a Consultancy firm that seeks to recruit for its valuable client, a national and indigenous Non-Governmental Organization working to improve the quality of life and sustainable livelihoods of the poor and vulnerable groups in Uganda while building a sustainable future.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The Finance Officer will ensure compliance to donor regulations and the financial controls, policies and procedures are applied in all financial transactions.
  • Ensure all the financial transactions and payments are conducted professionally, recorded accurately and promptly within the budget lines provided.
  • Prepare cash forecasts and projections and ensure effective cash flow for efficient implementation of project activities.
  • Responsible for the ensuring that all accounting records are complete and financial reports as per regulations given are prepared and submitted on time.
  • Manage the entry of accounting records in the established accounting system.
  • Offer support to the Procurement Committee on procurement of project items/services and accounting against appropriate budget lines.
  • Travel to project sites / communities for stock taking and assets verification exercises.
  • Keenly review expenditures relating to all accounting documents for accuracy and consistency with donor regulations.
  • Ensure proper management of project funds including petty cash and disbursement of funds as per the organization and donor regulations
  • Support with field audits of project team and accountability of funds and resources received from the head office for the field operations/activities.
  • Actively participate and assist with any internal and or external audit.
  • Follow-up on finance recommendations from the head office in Kampala and ensure timely response to all finance concerns.
  • Assist the Program Director, Project Coordinators and Finance and Administrative Manager with budget preparation and forecasting.
  • Attend planning and strategic management meetings at the head office in Kampala.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Finance Officer career job should hold a University degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Economics or relevant field;
  • Professional accounting certification of ACCA or CPA desired
  • At least three years of financial and administration experience in an NGO setting
  • Flexibility to work outside normal working hours with long hours
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills in English with good computer skills
  • Able to work under minimum supervision, independently and in a team

How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their cover letters and updated CVs via E-mail to: eresources@consultant.com

Deadline: Friday 27th May, 2016.

NB: The applicants should quote the reference number and job title applied for. Only short listed candidates will be contacted and any form of soliciting may lead to disqualification.

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