Finance Manager NGO Job Placement – Share An Opportunity Uganda (SAO-U)

Job Title:  
Finance Manager
Organisation: Share An Opportunity Uganda (SAO-U)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Share An Opportunity Uganda (SAO – U) is a National Christian founded
child focused NGO empowering households and communities to fulfill their
obligations in child care and development and affiliated to Baptist Union of
Uganda. Share An Opportunity – Uganda’s key thematic areas are child health,
Basic Education for OVC’s, Child Advocacy, Enterprise Development and food
security, and institutional development for community based organisations while
HIV/AIDS is mainstreamed in the program.
Job Summary: The Finance
Manager will be responsible for the financial health of the organisation.
Producing financial reports and developing strategies based on financial
research. Guiding management in making sound financial decisions in the long
and short term desired goals and objectives outlined in the Strategic Plan.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintain the financial health of the
Develop trends and projections for SAO’s
Oversee operations of the finance department,
set goals and objectives, and design a framework for these to be met.
Manage the preparation of the organization’s
Liaise with auditors to ensure appropriate
monitoring of SAO finances is maintained.
Correspond with various other departments,
discussing plans and agreeing on future paths to be taken.
Provide financial reports and interpret
financial information to managerial staff while recommending further courses of
Track the organization’s financial status and
performance to identify areas for potential improvement
Present financial reports to board members and
stakeholders in formal meetings
Stay up to date with technological advances and
accounting software to be used for financial purposes
Understand and adhere to financial regulations
and legislation.

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant must hold a master’s degree,
preferably in business administration, finance, accounting, or economics.
Desired is a professional accounting course; ACCA, CPA
Five years of professional experience
Five years’ experience in a financial management
Proven strategic planning experience at the
management level
Computer literacy i.e. proficient in Microsoft
Excel and power point
Demonstrated creative and critical thinking
Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously
Excellent communication and presentation skills
The job holder must be a hardworking, focused
and trustworthy individual that upholds a high sense of integrity and
accountability and commitment to the vision, mission, values and aspirations of
How to Apply:  
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
application with from their  pastors or
reverend and updated resume to the Human Resources & Administration Manager
Share An Opportunity Uganda P.O. Box 23408, Kampala
Email to: or hand deliver at the Head office in
Kitala Zone, Kanyanya. Uganda
Deadline: 12th March
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