Earn 57m Annually as Senior Finance and Administration Coordinator at Restless Development

Organisation: Restless Development
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Finance and Administration Manager
 Gross Annual: UGX 57,485,148

About US:
Restless Development is the global leader in youth-led development. Our award winning youth-led approach reaches over 450,000 young people weekly across 8 countries in Africa and Asia, and engages 350 youth organization from around the world. Since 1985, we have demonstrated that young people are critical actors in the development, and can drive positive change at local, national and international levels in the areas of sexual and reproductive health, livelihoods and civic participation. Our model is bottom up and holistic, focusing on individual leadership change amongst young people as well as systematic changes in policy and practice towards a more supportive environment for youth-led development.

Job Summary: The Senior Finance and Administration Coordinator will oversee the day-to-day finance operations, Lead Accounting function, Lead office and administration and Management, Team management and development and provide support to Fundraising and Partnerships unit

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Finance Operations 30% With the support of the team, the Senior Finance and Administration coordinator will:
·         Work closely with the unit and Programme teams to manage the quarterly budget reforecasting process
·         Work to support SFAM to produce monthly management accounts and coordinate input from PMs/PCs on variance analysis
·         The jobholder will also support the internal audit function to ensure all preparations are duly coordinated from all units and closely monitor implementation of the internal audit actions.
·         Provide required support for external audit as may be required
·         Statutory compliance by ensuring that PAYE, NSSF and other returns are duly filed in time
·         Reconcile intercompany transactions between Uganda and Restless Development Intl on a monthly basis in finance force
·         Keenly review and approve CSVs before upload in Finance force
·         Manage the month end process
·         Build and manage bank relationship at Head office and in all field offices
·         Ensure information in Finance force is a true reflection of financial transactions
Team Management and Development: 30%
·         Provide effective line and performance management to your team in accordance with Restless Development policies ensuring they achieve the unit’s objectives
·         Develop and build the capacity of the finance and admin team and non-finance staff to strengthen compliance with policies and procedures
·         Uphold Restless Development codes of conduct and staff policies at all times
Financial Accounting Function: 20%
·         Work closely with team to ensure all cash and bank transactions are recorded on time and accurately
·         Ensure all financial transactions have the relevant authorisation and are made in accordance with Restless Development financial procedures
·         Ensure value for money is achieved in all transactions
·         Work with team to ensure proper records of cash advances/accountabilities and supplier payments are duly matched in financial force
·         Ensure bank and cash reconciliations are duly carried out
·         Ensure all financial records are filed according to financial policies
Office Administration and Management: 10%
·         Work closely with the finance Coordinator to carry out regular supplier reviews in line with policy
·         Ensure proper maintenance of office assets, equipment and vehicles
·         Uphold procurement procedures and systems to ensure value for money at all times
·         Ensure staff have all the required administration and Logistical support at all times
·         Provide oversight to insurance to ensure all policies are duly updated as per schedule at all times
Support to Fundraising and partnership: 5%
·         Work closely with the Fundraising, Partnerships unit Manager and other programme staff to develop project budgets for partner organisations, trusts and foundations applications as required
·         Ensure required financial reports are duly prepared for partner organisations, trusts and foundations as per schedule shared via google drive
·         Provide financial information to support update of monthly fundraising funnel
Other Duties: 5%
·         Other duties as required, sometimes requiring work on weekends, for which time off in lieu can be taken
·         Act as a role model to our staff and for young people in Uganda by upholding our values and policies at all times

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal applicant for the Restless Development Senior Finance and Administration Coordinator job opportunity must hold a Qualified accountant
·         A minimum of five to six years of financial management experience
·         Significant experience managing multi-donor funded programmes and organisations such as USAID,EU, DFID, etc.
·         Budgeting, consolidation and currency management experience
·         Significant experience of reporting to international donors and working with international partner organisations an advantage
·         Excellent Excel skills
·         Significant experience of managing staff members
·         Excellent IT, written and verbal communication skills
·         Good team player
·         Prior experience working in an International NGO a significant advantage
·         Financial Force Accounting experience preferable
·         Management accounting background an advantage
·         The individual must be results-orientated, highly self-motivated and have demonstrated analytical skills.
·         The successful candidate will thrive in a multi-cultural environment as part of a rapidly growing and developing organization and be personally committed to Restless Development’s mission and values.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a filled application form, download here, to ugandajobs@restlessdevelopment.org. Please note that we DO NOT accept CVs, resumes and cover letters.

Deadline: 26th August, 2016

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