19 May 2017

Country Finance Manager Job Placement - American Refugee Committee (ARC) International

Job Title:       Country Finance Manager
Organisation: American Refugee Committee (ARC) International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Country Director

About ARC:
The American Refugee Committee (ARC) International is an International nonprofit, nonsectarian organization that provides humanitarian assistance and training to millions of beneficiaries around the world. The ARC seeks to promote peaceful and safe communities where men and women have equal rights and communities can access locally owned, high-quality services.

Job Summary: The Country Finance Manager will primarily be responsible for donor reporting, coordination and ensure compliance with ARC and Donor rules and regulations. In particular, Donor and Management Reports plus compliance checks will be conducted to assess whether ARC’S systems are adequate and in compliance with donor requirements and ARC policies and procedures.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The incumbent will complete monthly balance sheet and intercompany reviews and reconciliations
  • Promptly respond to HQ finance queries including Intercompany charges
  • Update the financial compliance dashboard monthly, note and address any significant variances.
  • Monitor grant spending through production of monthly Budget Versus Actual (BVA) analysis and ensure program teams explain significant variances and propose corrective measures. Mentor and supervise all finance staff
  • Monitor grant spending and projections.
  • Assist in preparation of budgets for all proposals, including accurate support of budget narratives.
  • Support program teams to accurately realign budgets whenever necessary
  • Prepare and send regular and timely budget reports and analysis to the Country Director and field program managers.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the American Refugee Committee (ARC) Country Finance Manager job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree required in Finance, Accounting, or related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • At least five years of senior finance experience required; three years’ experience working for an international NGO in complex emergency or post-conflict settings required.
  • Previous experience in multi-cultural and multi-level programs.
  • Previous exposure and experience with international donors and grant requirements.
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft software products: Excel, Word, Outlook etc and accounting software. Serenic or Sun experience strongly preferred.
  • Prior experience in conducting finance training.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send an application letter, updated CV & copies of academic documents via email only to UGjobs@arcrelief.org addressed to The Human Resources Manager, American Refugee Committee International Kampala.
Deadline: 22nd May 2017

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