Finance and Administration Officer NGO Jobs – Farm Concern International (FCI)

Job Title:         Finance and Administration
Officer
Organization: Farm
Concern International (FCI) 
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reference Code: FCI/
UGO/PA/03/2018
About US:
Farm Concern International
(FCI) is an Africa-wide Market and Trade Development Organization focused on
commercialization of smallholder farmers and agro-pastoral communities. FCI
systematically develops modern marketing concepts and builds business
relationships through strategic alliances to enhance competitiveness in the
market place and, profitability of agro-enterprises in various African countries.
Job Summary: The Finance
and Administration Officer assumes responsibility for post award grant
accounting thus ensuring compliance with funding source administrative
guidelines, timely receipt of revenue, accurate posting of transactions, and
budgetary control for the assigned programs.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure
    that all financial transactions are properly posted
  • Perform
    general ledger reconciliations on monthly basis (Simulate period-closure
    process)
  • Play
    a lead role in processing on-line financial transactions
  • Prepare
    bank reconciliations
  • Prepare
    weekly and monthly cash forecasts
  • Participate
    in the institutional budgetary process
  • Ensure
    timely execution of all scheduled internal and external payments
  • Provide
    financial support to projects being implemented including prompt preparation
    and submission of periodically scheduled reports to project implementation
  • Prepare
    cost reports to demonstrate compliance. Ensuring proper classification of
    incurred costs and compliance of the stipulation of the grant
  • Oversee
    procurement and logistics
  • Perform
    general administrative duties; postage, opening post, responding to
    emails, ordering stationery, maintenance of equipment, vehicles and other
    organizational installations as required



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Finance and Administration Officer  job placement must hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in finance or accounting
  • Three
    to five years of progressively responsible experience
  • Impeccable
    level of integrity and ethical standards
  • Problem
    solving ability and, Strategic vision and leadership skills
  • Results
    oriented mindset
  • Firm
    demeanor that ensures he/she implements very stringent controls and
    accountability culture
  • Experience
    in QuickBooks and Microsoft Navision will be an added advantage
  • Strong
    customer focus and problem solver
  • Leadership
    skills and Teamwork ability
  • Excellent
    communication skills
  • Good
    interpersonal skills
  • Maintain
    high level of integrity and confidentiality
  • Analytical
    skills
  • Solid
    skills in documentation
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their applications via Email to: tomson.okot@farmconcern.org
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