Finance Officer Job Placement – National Association of Social Workers of Uganda (NASWU)

Job Title:   Finance
Organisation: National
Association of Social Workers of Uganda (NASWU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: National
About US:
The National Association of
Social Workers of Uganda (NASWU) is a professional body for Social Workers in
Uganda. The Association aims at bringing together all Social Workers in Uganda
to contribute to a better professional practice, favorable conditions of work
for Social Workers and equitable national development and transformation. The
overall aim of NASWU is to promote and facilitate Social Welfare and Social
Development in Uganda
Under the Coordinating
Comprehensive Care for Children (4 Children) a five-year, USAID-funded project
implemented by a consortium of organizations led by CRS. NASWU supports systems
and structures at country and regional levels to implement evidence-based
interventions that protect against risk, interrupt cycles of vulnerability and
build pathways to resilience leading to an AIDS Free Generation.
Job Summary: The Finance
Officer will actively contribute to improving the efficiency and efficacy of
the association and ensure that financial controls are in place, financial
transactions are properly authorized, recorded, have adequate supporting
documentation, filled, maintained and can be easily extracted
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Design
    reporting formats for financial reports
  • Train
    finance staff on the accounting software and preparation of financial
  • Design
    effective training programs on financial management for Secretariat
  • Ensure
    that all financial statements and reports are prepared and submitted to
    partners in a timely manner.
  • Review
    and improve the accounting operations to meet new donors and institutional
  • Prepares
    and submits timely and reliable financial reports to the National
    Coordinator for approval
  • Check
    and ensure that all procurement processes and expenditures are in
    accordance with NASWU policies.
  • Ensure
    that NASWU Financial rules and guidelines are followed
  • Coordinate
    annual external audit, preparation of required documentation and support
    the implementation of the resulting plan of action and audit corrective

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting,
    Business or equivalent.
  • Professional
    qualification in ACCA or CPA is an added advantage
  • Five
    years of relevant continuous work experience in finance and administrative
  • Experience
    with donor funded projects will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated
    experience in procurement and preparation of financial reports and budget
    variance analysis.
  • Work
    experience with Ms office applications is a must.
  • Practical
    computer skills and experience with accounting software
  • Demonstrate
    valuable experience in financial management in a membership organization
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested
applicants should send their applications and updated CVs (Detailing
responsibilities carried out in previous positions) and three referees via
Email addressed to:
National Co-ordinator,
National Association of Social
Workers of Uganda
Email to: (Please indicate clearly on the application
subject line the position applied for.)
NB: Only short listed candidates
will be contacted.
Deadline: 20th April 2018 by 4:00pm
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