Finance Manager Dutch NGO Jobs – ZOA

Job Title:  
Finance Manager
Organization: ZOA 
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Manager
General Affairs, ZOA Uganda
Salary: UGX 3,000,000 –
About ZOA:
ZOA is a Christian
international NGO, with its head office based in the Netherlands. ZOA operates
in fifteen countries on three continents. We provide relief to people affected
by conflict or natural disasters. We contribute to a new perspective of hope in
which people work together for a promising future in dignity and mutual trust.
Together with the affected communities we work on the recovery of their
In Uganda we have a diverse
range of multilateral and bilateral institutional donors next to the support by
over 50,000 individual donors and six Dutch private foundations to implement
multi-annual programs in West Nile, Acholi and Amudat (Karamoja). Our 100+ staff
members find inspiration in the gospel and adhere to our common values of
stewardship, human dignity, faithfulness and justice.
Job Summary: The Finance
Manager should have five years of experience in financial administration. Under
the supervision of the Manager General Affairs (MGA), the ZOA Finance Manager
is responsible for internal financial control and general financial support to
the country organization.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure
    the smooth running of the financial organisation of the ZOA country
  • Supervision
    of finance department at country office.
  • Support
    and control of the financial managers at field offices.
  • Support
    country office and field offices in acquisition, purchase, contract
    management and tender procedures in accordance with ZOA internal systems.
  • Support
    MGA in compliance to donor regulation, local government regulation and ZOA
  • Provide
    timely financial feedback to the ZOA Managers in the field, and MGA.
  • Analyses
    the financial progress of the country organisation and reports on
    deviations compared with approved budgets (i.e. project progress and
    coverage of country office cost and indirect costs)
  • Identifies
    risks with financial consequences, react and report on these.
  • Prepare,
    in coordination with the MGA, financial reports to HQ and donors.
  • Ensure
    adequate portfolio management in ZOA Information System (ZIS).
  • Monitor
    the quality of financial and administrative operations of the field
  • Prepare
    periodic finance reports for Country Management Team members.
  • Support
    financial audits considering the requirements of the donors and the HQ.
  • Compile
    and manage the monthly cash flow.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should preferably hold a University degree in the field of
    finance or / and economy, and good knowledge of accounting procedures and
    computerized, integrated financial administration.
  • At
    least five years of proven work experience in a financial management or
    senior finance position.
  • Proven
    work experience with INGO in the humanitarian sector.
  • Hands-on,
    flexible, communicative, transparent, creative, tolerant to stress.
  • Familiar
    with Excel, at least three years of experience at the level of
    intermediate user.
  • Experience
    in the fields of informatics, logistics and human resources is an asset.
  • Good
    analytical skills, high levels of accuracy, knowledge of internal
    controls, checks and balances.
  • Organizational
    sensitivity and ability to work in a team.
  • Excellent
    command of English.
  • Being
    a Christian; adhering to the Christian identity of ZOA.
How to Apply: 
All applicants should send an
application letter together with curriculum vitae (max 3 pages) inclusive names
and contacts (e-mail and cell phone number) of three referees of recent
assignments to: with the subject header: Finance Manager
Deadline: 16th March 2018
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