Finance Officer NGO Jobs – SNV

Job Title:      Finance Officer
Organization: SNV
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
SNV Netherlands Development Organisation was founded in the Netherlands
over 50 years ago and has built a long-term, local presence in 38 countries
across Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our global team of advisors use their
specialist expertise in Agriculture, Renewable Energy and Water, Sanitation and
Hygiene to contribute to solving some of the leading problems facing the world
today. SNV has been working in Uganda since 1989 and is currently working in
108 districts. Our advisory services are in line with Ugandan policies and are
tailored for specific Ugandan organisations, enterprises and districts. SNV
would like to implement an anticipated WASH Programme.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Financial Management, Planning & Control:
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Ensure compliance with internal and external
procedures and guidelines concerning financial administration of programs and
projects
·        
Ensures compliance with SNV corporate and
generally accepted accounting policies 
and procedures
·        
Monthly Liquidity planning and forecasting
·        
Maintain up-to-date LCB monitoring tool.
·        
Bank Reconciliations (Coordination and ensuring
all reconciliations are prepared and approved on a weekly and monthly basis)
·        
Supports budget  
holders in ensuring compliance to budget procedures and donor /
corporate regulations
·        
Ensures control, monitoring and execution of all
financial related activities in country office
·        
Filing of tax returns (WHT, VAT) timely
·        
Time booking compliance checks in liaison with
the HR on a weekly basis
·        
Engage with the Operations Officer on a
quarterly basis in the review of the entity’s fixed assets and inventories.
·        
Petty Cash Management
Financial Accounting & Administration:
·        
Keenly monitor, analyse and report on project
fund depletion on a monthly basis
·        
Processing of Cash and Cheque Payments after
verification of supporting documents 
·        
Financial Transactions processing in the
financial system
·        
Update of the prequalified suppliers list.
Financial Reporting:
·        
Generate and provide appropriate financial
reports to internal stakeholders on funds depletion
·        
Provide accurate and timely financial data to
project leaders according to  contract
conditions
·        
Carryout proper financial and administrative
closing of projects in line with donor and SNV guidelines
Other roles: As provided by the Country Controller



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
Accounting, Economics , statistics or related field from a recognized
University
·        
Professional accounting qualifications and
membership to ICPAU /ACCA;
·        
Qualifications in information systems especially
use of ERP.
·        
A minimum of three years of experience in
accounting work in a busy environment
·        
Good analytical skills
·        
Ability to meet deadlines and to work within a
team
·        
Fluency in written and spoken English.
·        
Computer literate proficient with MS Word, Excel
and financial applications.
·        
A self-motivated achiever with excellent
leadership, teamwork, coaching, communication, analytical and organisational
skills.
·        
Strong work ethics, high level of
confidentiality and Integrity
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should apply by
visiting the link below to upload their credentials
Deadline: 10th
November 2017
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