Project Finance Officer NGO Jobs – SNV Netherlands Development Organization


Job Title:    Project Finance Officer

Organisation: SNV Netherlands Development Organization

Duty Station:  Kampala,


About US:

SNV Netherlands
Development Organization is a not-for-profit international development
organizational founded in the Netherlands in 1965; and currently maintains a
global presence in 30 countries; across Africa, Asia and Latin America. SNV has
been present in Uganda since 1989 and currently undertakes donor funded
programming within 100+ districts across the country. As an organisation, SNV
focuses on the Agriculture, WASH and Energy sectors and maintains the belief
that no one should have to live in poverty; and that all people should have the
opportunity to pursue their own sustainable development. SNV contributes to
programming within the Agriculture, WASH and Energy sectors by strengthening
the capacities of targeted partners and communities at the field level; in
order to realize increased skill sets and sustainable performance; reduce
poverty levels, expand employment; improve food security; while paying special
attention to gender equity, social inclusion of marginalized groups and
stakeholder accountability.


Job Summary:  The Project Finance Officer is part of CRAFT
Uganda and SNV Country Organisation. The CRAFT Project Finance Officer supports
projects in their financial administration, ensuring the project finance is
compliant to SNV policies and procedures as well as donor finance procedures,
regulations and guidelines. The CRAFT Project Finance Officer safeguards the
finance control of projects, including budget and periodic progress monitoring
and takes actions for overall profitability/financial health in line with the
budget. The CRAFT Project Finance Officer supports business champions with
financial reporting responsibilities and reviews the business case financials
for completeness and correctness.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Accounting and Administration

finance officer records financial CRAFT project data into systems, monitors and
analyses CRAFT project data. Executes, checks and consolidates all necessary
activities and checks to assure complete and correct allocation of project
costs, in line with financial regulations, SNV financial standards and
guidelines and donor requirements.

Financial Planning

project finance officer executes the budgeting process and periodically
forecasts and supports control, monitors (audit) all financial related
activities within the project.

Financial business
project control and information

project finance officer regularly provides (requested and non-requested)
financial reports, analysis and advice to provide insight in the overall
projects financial status in order to safeguard financial performance,
profitability and to estimate financial risks and take precautions. All in line
with donor and SNV financial guidelines. Provides advice, balancing country
interests, relevant regulation, corporate standards and guidelines, taking the
project set-up with different donor regulations into account. Guides the
Project Manager with country budgets, country project administrations and
country project reviews in multiple country projects.

Donor reporting

project finance officer provides financial reports to meet both internal and
external donor requirements. Supports the project manager in being compliant to
internal- and external procedures and regulations and SNV and donor guidelines
regarding the financial administration of projects.

Support to Business

in development of budgets in proposals. Guides and oversees qualification
process for grants if applicable.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal applicant for the SNV Netherlands Development Organization Project Finance
Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Commerce, Business
management, Business Administration, Science in Accounting or related field;

accounting qualifications like CPA (U) or ACCA up to final level;

At least
three years of relevant working experience with an international organisation;

At least
three years of relevant working experience working in projects;

knowledge and understanding of donor regulations and compliance issues related
to management of donor funds;

communication and organization skills;

with SAP will be an advantage.


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by following
the procedure;




Deadline: 24th December 2020


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