10 November 2016

Finance and Administration Officer Career Jobs - Partnership Africa Canada (PAC)

Organization: Partnership Africa Canada (PAC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance Director, Ottawa, Canada

About Us:
Partnership Africa Canada (PAC) is a global leader in developing innovative approaches to strengthen natural resource governance in high-risk and conflict regions. For 30 years, PAC has collaborated with partners to promote policy dialogue and solutions for sustainable development.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·         Follow existing financial systems including expenses, mileage claims, income and expenditure records, and processing all payments based on HQ policies and funding agreements;
·         Manage cash flow and prepare monthly bank reconciliation;
·         Maintain financial and administrative controls and book keeping;
·         The incumbent will develop and monitor budgets;
·         Ensure financial monitoring of contracts (consultants and partners);
·         Prepare financial reports on a monthly basis;
·         Examine travel expenses and financial reports of staff, and contractors ensuring compliance with requirements;
·         Provide help in preparing financial statements and other documents for audits if needed;
·         Arrange travel, including the booking of flights and hotels for staff during visits to the region, as well as stakeholders and partners during trainings and other events;
·         Order and purchase office equipment and supplies in accordance with procurement policies;
·         Maintain inventories of supplies and equipment;
·         Regularly monitor vacation and sick leave records, and ensure that employee weekly time sheets are properly completed;
·         Manage employee leave (Vacation, Sick Leave, and other);
·         Put in place a Health insurance package for staff based on Ugandan’s labor law;
·         Prepare payroll for staff and ensure all government taxes and obligation are paid on a monthly basis;
·         Put in place vendor agreement for procurement;
·         Perform other finance and administrative tasks as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
·         The ideal candidate should preferably hold a University degree in accounting, finance, administration or equivalent.
·         At least five years of relevant work experience.
·         Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization and an understanding of African development issues would be an asset.
·         Previous exposure and experience providing finance and administrative support, preferably to a non-governmental organization.
·         Experience working within and applying Ugandan legislation applicable to NGO’s as well as the tax laws of the Uganda Revenue Authority, is an asset.
·         Excellent computer skills, particularly with Excel and an accounting system.
·         Demonstrated experience with Sage 50 is an asset.
·         Excellent communication, with verbal and written English essential. Swahili or French is an asset.
·         Keen attention to detail and accuracy.
·         Demonstrated time management abilities, multitasking, and planning.
·         Demonstrated ability to work cohesively as part of a team, experience having worked with international teams is an asset.
·         Applicants must be Ugandan citizens, or Ugandan-based with legal status to work in Uganda.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send the following via Email to jobs@pacweb.org:
·         A cover letter explaining your interest in the position
·         An updated resume/curriculum vitae
·         The completed Supplementary Information Form, download here

Deadline: 21st November, 2016

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