Finance Officer UK Charity Jobs – Sightsavers

Job Title:   Finance
Officer
Organisation: Sightsavers
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Project
Coordinator
About US:
Sightsavers is an International Development Organization which works
with partners to eliminate avoidable blindness and promote equality of
opportunity for people with disabilities in over 33 developing countries across
Africa, Asia and America. Sightsavers seeks to achieve a world where no one is
blind from avoidable causes and where visually impaired people participate
equally in society. Each year, we improve the lives of millions of people in
the poorest parts of the world. Sightsavers offers a great place to work within
easy reach of London and Brighton.
Job Summary: The Finance
Officer will be responsible for operational management of project funds e.g.
budgeting/forecasting, documentation and spending as per the PFAs.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:   
  • The incumbent will prepare monthly
    journals and ensure financial records are complete and accurate.
  • The post holder will work with the project
    coordinator to ensure that partners fund requests and monthly partner
    financial reports are made promptly and undertake other general finance
    duties as required and facilitate the smooth running of accounting and
    project finance activities.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or
    equivalent qualification, eg. ADA or ADBA etc.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in
    accounting/ procurement and office administration role
  • Excellent computer skills especially Word,
    Excel and e-mail/internet
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and
    written English)
  • Excellent accounting, communication, IT
    and written skills
  • Experience with donor financial regulation
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a filled application
form
to jobs@sightsavers.org indicating
the position title on the email subject line.
Deadline: 19th June 2017

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