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Financial Analyst International NGO Jobs - World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

Job Title:        Financial Analyst
Organization: World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Finance Manager

About Us:
WWF is one of the world's largest independent and experienced Conservation organizations operating in over 100 Countries in the world. WWF UCO implements a number of national programmes promoting environment conservation in Uganda. WWF's mission is to stop the degradation of our planet's natural environment, and build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature.

Job Summary: The Finance Analyst is responsible for budget preparation and control, recording and reflecting fully, accurately, clearly and in a timely manner the funds that are allocated and the disbursements made to support project implementation, in accordance with the approved documents and the liquidation of expenditures on an annual and quarterly basis as well as upon project termination. The Finance Analyst will ensure the use of standard financial and accounting procedures in line with the WWF Field Office Manual and Project Management Guidelines.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Planning and budgeting:
  • Participate in the preparation of annual and quarterly work plans and budgets; prepare periodic call for funds
  • Participate in progress reporting meetings with the Project Manager
  • Support the WWF Finance Manager in project budget monitoring and revision.
Accounting/Reporting:
  • Prepare financial reports, review entries posted in the accounting system, analyze financial reports, bank reconciliations, reconcile all balance sheet accounts and maintain records on file; Prepare other financial reports for agreement by the Finance Manager and the Project Managers
  • Monitor and ensure expenditure of project and core office funding is made in accordance with procedures, with the approved budget limits and approved as appropriate.
  • Check budget lines to ensure that all transactions are correctly booked to the correct budget lines;
  • Ensure documentation relating to payments are duly approved by the Programme Manager.
  • Prepare Project Cash flow statement on monthly basis and share the same with the Programme Manager and Financial Manager.
  • Check Project expenditure requests against budget and cash flow position to ensure sufficient cash balance at all times.
  • Call for funds from the donors when submitting periodical donor reports.
  • Generate monthly Budget Vs Actual variance Analysis report and submit the same with Account Analysis to the Programme Manager for review and confirmation of acceptance of costs posted to the account.
  • Report any actual or potential financial issues to the Finance Manager and the Project Manager as appropriate.
  • Continuously improve systems & procedures to enhance internal controls to satisfy audit requirements.
  • Maintainianiinventoryifileitoisupportipurchasesiofialliequipment/ assets.
  • Support external and internal audits, ensure audit recommendations are implemented.
  • Supervision of project accountant and assistant accountants
  • Undertake any other duties assigned by the Finance Manager, the Programme Coordinator and Country Director


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the WWF Financial Analyst job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or a related field and at least level 2 of CPA/ACCA.
  • Four years of experience in finance and accounting of donor funded projects.
  • Knowledge of budgeting, planning and reporting on donor funded projects.
  • Knowledge/Experience of working with accounting packages e.g Oracle, Sun systems etc
  • Strong Book-keeping/ Accounting skills.
  • Good knowledge of administrative and accounting regulations and International Accounting Standards/GAAP
  • Previous experience of working in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Experience of working in an NGO or a civil society organization working on monitoring and evaluation.
  • Strong Leadership and Networking skills
  • Coaching and capacity building/development skills
  • Strong Presentation and communication skills
  • Teamwork and virtual support / coaching skills
  • Good planning, organization, time management, facilitation and coordination skills
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Proficiency in MS Office and the web
  • Working with in tight deadlines
  • Working both independently and in multi-disciplinary teams, particularly in the implementation of cross-country activities and projects, and multi-donor programmes
  • Detail-oriented
  • Impartial and Patient
  • Adherence to WWF’s values, which are: Optimistic, Engaging, Determined and Knowledgeable.

How to Apply:
All interested candidates should send their cover letters, updated CVs, and academic transcripts to the Human Resource Officer, WWF Uganda, at kampala@wwfuganda.org.

Address to:
The Human Resource Officer,
WWF Uganda Country Office,
Plot 2, Sturrock Road, Kololo,
P.O. Box 8745, Kampala - Uganda

Deadline: 27th December 2017

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