Regional Finance and Administration Coordinator NGO Careers – Ayuda en Acción


Job Title:    Regional Finance and
Administration Coordinator

Organization:  Ayuda en Acción

Duty Station:  Kampala,


About US:

Founded in 1981, Ayuda en Acción is an international NGO that operates in
more than 20 countries of Africa, Latin America, Asia and Europe. Ayuda en
Acción is committed to the values that stem from respect for Human Rights and
that believes in the need to generate changes that make social justice
possible, by addressing the causes that cause inequality of opportunities,
social exclusion and poverty. Ayuda en Acción has been in Uganda for over 20
years and is now in the process of establishing itself stronger, in order to
expand impact by creating more partnerships and work projects implemented
through partners as well as direct implementation.

Ayuda en Acción is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an
equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration
for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or
expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or
veteran status.


Job Summary:  Ayuda
en Acción is recruiting experienced candidates to coordinate and monitor on the
financial & administration areas of the programmes to be implemented by
Ayuda en Acción or their Implementing Partners. The selected candidate will
support the administration and finance areas complying with all the
requirements of Ayuda en Acción and donors’ regulations & policies,
undertaking the financial, human, material and technological resources and
supporting other operational areas of the organization, partners, communities,
public institutions and other relevant actors to achieve the organization’s
objectives in Ayuda en Acción Programmes.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

compliance with legal, fiscal, labour, accounting and tax national framework;

financial and accounting reports complying with the guidelines and deadlines in
accordance with the regulations of Ayuda en Acción and donors;

that funds are properly deployed in accordance with the internal rules of Ayuda
en Acción and donors for success of intended programmes and projects;

the budget plan for future proposals, in coordination with Headquarters in
Spain and National Office, monitor financial accountability, analyzing
deviations in the performances of the different budgetary items in order
to  contribute to the organization’s

out field visits in the framework of the projects implemented through our
Implementing Partners (Ips); monitoring and ensuring compliance with the signed
funding agreements;

and control of the cash balances , carry out bank reconciliations for the field
bank accounts and, ensuring adequate liquidity levels at all times for Ayuda en
Acción project’s implementation;

compliance with Ayuda en Acción and national tax, legal & labor procedures;

the Country Administrator in the management of human resources and
administration functions at the field level;

of laws and work practices in Uganda with the proven working experience in that

compliance with the Ayuda en Acción procurement procedures and check inventory
control as per internal & donors regulations;

Lead and
provide comprehensive support to processes of external/internal audits,
accounting, management and project execution;

and carry out continuous exhaustive evaluations in the financial management
control area of the field office, ensuring the sustainability of the processes;

the implementation of best practices and internal control mechanisms in the
processes of management and administration of the resources;

Lead and
manage staffs under her/his supervision, training needs assessment and capacity
building for all the Support area staff. S/he also is responsible to give
proper induction for the non-finance staff, review gaps and give proper
training for the partners, communities, etc to embrace all changes of policy,
regulations and guidelines of Ayuda en Acción & Donors;

out all the tasks entrusted by the Management Team at the field level and also
from the National Office.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must have completed University studies in Business Administration or
related. Valued: Chartered Accountant

At least
six years of experience in finance and administration management, preferably in
an INGO setting;

skills in office software (Excel, Power Point, Word, etc.);

skills in financial ERP (knowledge of SAP ERP will be a plus);

communication skills in English (spoken and written);

to travel within the field programme area;

in labour and tax legislation in force.


solving and innovation;




Active, fast learner, cooperative and organized behavior.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should apply online at
the link below.




Deadline: 23rd
December 2020


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