Finance & Administration Officer NGO Jobs – Straight Talk Foundation (STF)

Job
Title:           
  Finance
& Administration Officer
Organization: Straight
Talk Foundation (STF)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Administration
Officer
About US:
Straight Talk Foundation (STF)
is a health communications National Non Governmental Organisation that was
founded in 1993. For the past 25 years it has been the leading provider of
various social and behavior change communication programs to various
stakeholders in Uganda. The organization has immense experience in the use of
modern communication program approaches in addressing diverse health and
development issues. STF implements activities through print, radio and face to
face communication. Its programs and interventions target young people as its
primary audience, while parents and teachers are its secondary audience. STF
utilises highly effective behaviour change communication models and combines
mass media and face to face community outreach and mobilization programs.
Job Summary: The Finance
& Administration Officer will be responsible for ensuring efficient and
effective finance and accounting processes at the Gulu Youth Centre.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Process
    payments to facilitate Youth Centre(s)1 activities
  • Review
    accountabilities from Centre staff and enter them into the Navision
    software
  • Carry
    out bank reconciliation for all Centre(s) accounts
  • Manage
    the centre petty cash
  • Receive
    and bank all revenues generated from the Centre(s)
  • Post
    all financial transactions of the Youth Centre into the Navision software
  • Prepare
    financial reports for the Youth Centre(s)
  • Support
    the budget preparation process at the Centre(s) and consolidate the master
    budget for the Centre(s) operations
  • Manage
    the support services at the Centre
  • The
    Finance & Administration Officer will also be managing Fleet and
    logistics at the centre.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Finance & Administration Officer job placement
    must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Accounting or Business
    Administration from a recognised university, possession of a professional
    qualification such as ACCA and CPA is an added advantage.
  • A minimum
    of three years of progressively responsible and professional accounting
    experience, preferably in a non-governmental organisation (NGO).
  • Extensive
    knowledge of principles and practices of general, fund, and NGO
    accounting.
  • Knowledge
    of budgeting; laws and ordinances relating to the financial administration
    of donor funded agencies; practices and methods of donor funded agency
    financing.
  • Previous
    experience in use of accounting packages especially NAVISION.
  • Ability
    to evaluate financial programs and make sound recommendations for
    improvement.
  • Ability
    to understand, interpret, explain and apply state laws regulating
    financial accounting, reporting and record keeping.
  • Ability
    to develop and implement financial procedures and controls.
  • Computer
    literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
How to Apply:
All candidates are encourages
to apply online with a copy of updated CV and a cover letter (attached as one
document) indicating three professional referees addressed to;
The Human Resource &
Administration Manager
Straight Talk Foundation
Plot 4, Acacia Avenue, Kololo,
P.O. Box 22366, Kampala. Uganda
Email to: straighttalkjobs@gmail.com
clearly indicating the position applied for in the subject line.
Deadline: Friday, 2nd February, 2018 by 05:00pm Ugandan
Time.

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