School Finance Specialist UK NGO Jobs – PEAS (Promoting Equality in African Schools)


Job Title:          School
Finance Specialist

Organization: PEAS
(Promoting Equality in African Schools)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Country
Finance Manager


About US:

PEAS (Promoting
Equality in African Schools) is a UK based charity/social enterprise with a
mission to ‘expand access to sustainably delivered, quality secondary education
across Africa’. PEAS establishes and operates low-cost secondary schools in Uganda
and Zambia in areas where access to quality secondary education is limited due
to cost and geographical barriers. PEAS’ interventions are built upon 3 pillars
of education impact; Access, Quality and Sustainability. Since opening its
first schools in 2008, the PEAS network has grown to 31 schools, and we are
currently educating over 16,000 students. PEAS Uganda has about 50 staff at the
Country Office and over 900 staff working in the network schools.


Job Summary:   The School Finance Specialist will streamline
and rationalize all network and Uganda school operations as a whole to a
achieve full capacity return on investment that enhance PEAS aspirations as a
successful, exemplar and sustainable actor in the education sector in Uganda.
This is strategically placed role that will lead on actualizing greater impact
of operations of the school network working with senior management and
particularly the Head of Operations to define optimal operational models for
the schools to achieve the highest impact for AQS in our schools.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in business administration,
Commerce, Accounting or other
relevant qualifications

years of experience in a financial management role at a senior or medium level
management role

managing the finances of a large school network with good business acumen and
understanding of the best way to run and manage the operations of a school

experience developing strategies and understands approaches to managing an
effective change process

leading on change and transformation projects for a large complex entity in the
education sector

and demonstrable experience using Microsoft and google tools especially Excel,

and desires a stretch role that provides an opportunity to get out of their
ordinary finance into modelling, analytics, forecasting and developing

well with senior management teams and able to influence persuade and articulate
well with evidence approaches that will deliver specific goals

experience in developing policy framework and tax planning and management


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates should apply online at the link below. Please submit your
CV with 3 professional referees




Deadline: 4th September 2020


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