Finance and Administration Officer Canadian Non-profit Jobs - Right To Play

Job Title:              Finance and Administration Officer
Organisation: Right To Play
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Country Director (CD)

About US:
Right To Play (RTP) is a fast-growing International Non-profit Organization with headquarters in Toronto, Canada, whose focus is using transformative power of play to educate and empower children facing adversity. Through playing sports and games, Right To Play helps over one million children learn through play to create better futures, while operating in more than 20 countries each week.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Takes part in the yearly financial planning in the country of operation; supports the program team in preparation of proposal and operational budgets and translation of the program activities into figures.
  • Ensures that all staff are aware of the financial accountabilities; communicates financial expectations and provides constructive feedback on       forecasts and expenditures.
  • Ensure timely review of the field office monthly financial reports and subsequent feedback to ensure timely submission to Africa Finance Office.
  • Prepares payroll and monitors salary advance reimbursements; stays abreast on the latest development in tax and other related laws in the country.
  • Regularly monitors financial reports and project cost reports/invoices against budget and contract requirements.
  • Performs year-end financial statements, arranges and ensures their compliance with RTP and donor requirements.
  • Manages the Logistics functions to ensure compliance with RTP financial management and procurement procedures. 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Right To Play (RTP) Finance and Administration Officer job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, accounting, or any related discipline.
  • Professional qualifications i.e. CPA, ACCA or CDA or other related designations
  • A minimum of four years’ experience in a similar role working in an accounting, grants and developing budgets
  • Keen attention to detail and ability to plan and implement work plan with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work with large data with attention to details, work efficiently under tight deadlines /pressure
  • Ability to work as part of a team with culturally diverse professional staff
  • Computer literacy i.e. excellent MS Office proficiency in Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Familiarity with accounting software and proven ability in using financial management software
  • Knowledge of ACCPAC accounting software is desired
  • Exceptional bookkeeping skills
  • Previous experience working in international NGO and managing direct reports is an added advantage

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested local and international candidates should send an updated resume and motivational letter to: and kindly include “Position Title” and your name in the subject line. Please indicate your salary expectations in the motivational letter and do not attach certificates at this point.

Deadline: 7th July 2017

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