Regional Finance Manager UK NGO Jobs – Oxfam

Job Title:  Regional Finance
Manager – Advocacy and Social Accountability Mechanism

Organization: Oxfam

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Oxfam is an
international confederation of 17 affiliates networked together in more than 90
countries committed to ridding the world of poverty and injustice. To achieve
this, we support local projects in developing countries, we lobby governments
and companies to take into account the interests of the poorest people and we
campaign to involve citizens in our work. We implement our programs by working
with local NGO partners and civil society organizations and engaging with
private sector and governments. Oxfam employs over 6,000 people worldwide in
more than 90 countries. In Uganda, our program is anchored on three broad
themes deliberately focused on Women’s Rights: Resilient Livelihoods,
Governance and Accountability and Humanitarian Preparedness and Response.

Job Summary:   The Regional Finance Manager – Advocacy and
Social Accountability Mechanism will ensure that financial management at
regional level is carried out in accordance with internal processes and
recognised financial standards and meets GPE’s requirements. They will work
under the guidance of the Finance Manager in the Global Management Unit (GMU)
to oversee budgetary cycles, monitor programme expenditure, and resolve
problems.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Overseeing all budgeting, forecasting, disbursement, accounting and
    invoicing of all regional programme funds
  • Managing regional programme finances, ensuring that financial
    management at regional level is carried out in accordance with internal
    processes and recognised financial standards
  • Implementing financial processes, policies and templates under the
    guidance of the GMU Finance Manager as required
  • Working with partners to oversee budgetary cycles, monitor programme
    expenditure, and resolve problems
  • Building capacity of partners where necessary and ensure they are
    adequately supported
  • Preparing regional finance reports for the GMU

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, financial
    management, business administration, or relevant field
  • At least 5 years’ experience in financial project management
  • Experience and skill in budgeting, project accounting and financial
    reporting procedures for large, international programmes
  • Knowledge of budgetary processes in INGOs and experience working
    directly with local NGOs to build financial capacity
  • Ability to liaise with donor agencies and national government
    agencies
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills in English, French
    is an advantage.
  • Proven ability to analyse and synthesise complex issues
  • Demonstrated ability, tact, and sensitivity in working across
    institutional boundaries, business units, and teams in an effective and
    productive way
  • Excellent computer skills, including expert knowledge of Microsoft
    Excel

Key Attributes

  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to cultural differences and
    gender issues, as well as the commitment to equal opportunities.
  • Ability to demonstrate an openness and willingness to learn about
    the application of gender/gender mainstreaming, women’s rights, and
    diversity for all aspects of development work.
  • Commitment to Oxfam’s safeguarding policies to ensure all people who
    come into contact with Oxfam are as safe as possible.
  • At Oxfam our job descriptions provide a guide to what might be
    expected in the role. Along with our strategy the job description is used
    to help to shape specific objectives for employees. Employees are
    supported to deliver these objectives and they are annually assessed
    against them as part of the Oxfam performance review process. This job
    description is not incorporated into the employment contract.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications online at
the link below.

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Deadline: 10th June 2019

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