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Earn 48m as Finance Operations Officer at VSO Uganda


Job Title:    Finance Operations Officer

Organisation: VSO Uganda

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Salary: UGX 48,780,688

Reports to: Finance and Grants Manager


About US:

VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.


Job Summary:  The Finance Operations Officer will manage in-country finance statutory requirements including statutory reporting, manage finance operations and related controls, and ensure organisation tools and control framework are adhered to.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  


·        Support the Finance Manager in the preparation of Country statutory accounts; including coordinating with any statutory auditors as and when need arises.

·        Ensure a smooth month end close process, as stipulated in the Finance manual.

·        Produce high quality monthly management reports for the Country Leadership team and the Global Finance team, advising on way forward on identified variances.

·        Prepare monthly grants reconciliations (between SUN and Donor reports) and save in appropriate folders on SharePoint.

·        Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations cash management, advances and accountabilities.

·        Maintain accurate financial data, through management and effective use of finance systems.

·        Coordinate the filing of Statutory Accounts for both VSO Global and local in-country as required.

·        Local tax filing and compliance requirements for VSO, staff and volunteers in country

·        Manage Creditor A/Cs, ensuring timely payment and in line with the stipulated Internal controls and ensuring adherence to Donor requirements.

·        Cash management including relationship with the banks, managing bank mandate, bank reconciliations, petty cash, cash flow forecasting and making timely cash requests to the Treasury department.

·        Implement mobile phone cash payments, ensuring reconciliation to all schedules.

·        Manage advances to partners, staff members and volunteers in line with the Global Finance Manual.

·        Manage debtors (in close collaboration with the Finance-Grant manager when related to grants).

·        Payroll preparation and processing through all stages, ensuring all staff and volunteers are paid on time.

·        Invoice and payment processing in line with the set policies and procedures.

·        Review bank reconciliations and preparing all other Non-SUN reports at the end of each month.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        Strong Accounting and Finance background, with proven experience in Grants management, including Partner management.

·        Qualified Accountant with a professional certification (ACCA /CPA)

·        Knowledge of General Accounting Principles

·        Basic Grants Management practices.

·        Good technical Accounting skills - At least 4 years of experience in finance operations in the International development context.

·        Other basic Accounting principles, thorough knowledge of internal controls, budgeting, financial reporting and variance analysis.

·        Knowledge of good procurement procedures and working with multiple foreign currencies.

·        Financial and Information Technology Systems – Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office – especially MS Excel, Power point and MS Outlook. Knowledge and experience in the SUN systems Accounting software is preferred.

·        Communication and Influencing Skills – Good written and verbal communication skills - able to listen, present, discuss report, and put views.

·        Planning and Organization – Able to prioritise within restricted resources to tight deadlines. Able to anticipate and adapt to change. Strong attention to detail. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Self-motivated to set initiatives and self-learn.


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 9th December 2020


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