Earn a UNICAF Scholarship to Study Online for an Internationally Recognised Degree (Bachelor’s, Master’s or Ph.D) from the US, UK and Europe

About Scholarship Programme: UNICAF Scholarship Programme partners with UK, US and European universities to offer online quality higher e...

Project Finance Officer NGO Jobs - Send a Cow (SAC) UK


Job Title:        Project Finance Officer
Organisation: Send a Cow (SAC) UK
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance and Administration Manager

About US:
Send a Cow (SAC) was founded in the UK in 1988 to help transform lives, by helping African families and orphans to grow enough food to eat, sell their produce and develop small businesses that last. They have provided livestock, seeds, training and ongoing support, to help over a million lives and their families that live in abject poverty. The Send a Cow Group currently constitutes Country Programmes in seven African countries plus the UK and USA, together with a Group Executive which is based in the UK.

Job Summary:  The Project  Finance Officer – SOCY Project will provide financial and technical support to the project through preparation and review of financial and project management accounting to deliver an efficient an impactful project.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Prepare and analyze projects’ financial reports to ensure their accuracy and adequacy in respect to full disclosure and that they present a true and fair view of the activities of the projects for the respective period in line with laid down financial policies
  • Provide training and technical support to the project staff
  • Ensure the decision-making processes and the preparation of financial records in projects is in accordance with the laid down SACU policies and procedures through periodic supervisory visits and technical support.
  • Prepare project budgets and cash flows, financial transactions and audit & evaluation reports to ensure budgetary controls and cash flow management and compliance with laid down financial procedures & policies.
  • Ensure that project funding is processed efficiently and provide support in the dissemination of project Account listings for costs allocated and incurred at the Head Office in line with laid down financial procedures and policies.
  • Periodically review the financial and other Internal Controls in operation in projects and advise and/or assist in setting up workable controls in line with the Financial Policies and procedures.
  • Provide support in the preparation of budgets, development of Project Proposals with a view of advising on key strategic financial implications.
  • Prepare analytical quarterly, bi-annual and annual project financial reports relevant for management decision making and submit a monthly financial reports to the FAM
Other Duties          
  • Posting all transactions to main accounting system.
  • Update entries in accounting system upon receipt of documentation to support initial cash advances.
  • Ensure filing and safety of all financial records.
  • Recording transactions in cashbooks.
  • Facilitation of internal and external auditing.
  • Help in the preparation of monthly bank reconciliation.
  • Maintain Petty cash and ensure timely replenishment.
  • Organize for the purchase and delivery of goods to support the office and its work.
  • Oversee the stores.
  • Any other assignment by the Supervisor.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a university degree, with a major in Accounting and/or a full professional qualification in A.C.C.A or CPA or CIMA or equivalent.
  • Part or full professional qualification in A.C.C.A, CPA or CIMA or equivalent.
  • USAID/DFID grant management
  • At least three years of post qualification experience.
  • Proven knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Internal Control Procedures.   
  • Experience in NGO work.
  • Good community and field work experience
  • Experience in managing projects
  • Extensive Computer knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Pastel Accounting or any other accounting package.
  • Good analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong networking skills.     


Personal Qualities           
  • Have empathy with Send a Cow’s Christian foundation and core values
  • An initiator and self-driven
  • A team leader, builder and developer
  • Creative and innovative
  • A team player. Flexible.       

How to Apply:
All candidates should download and fill in the application form provided on the link, Click Here  Attach a comprehensive CV, certified copies of transcripts and certificates. Submit applications online to; application@sendacow.org mentioning the position in the subject line.

Deadline: Monday, 2nd September 2019 by 5.oop.m. EAT.

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline







Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...