Senior Finance Officer–Subcontractor and Main Office Operations USAID Project Jobs – Education Development Center (EDC)

 

Job Title:    Senior Finance
Officer–Subcontractor and Main Office Operations

Organisation: Education Development Center (EDC)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

Education
Development Center (EDC) is a global nonprofit that advances lasting solutions
to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity, with a
focus on vulnerable and under-served populations.  Since 1958, we have been a leader in
designing, implementing, and evaluating powerful and innovative programs in
more than 80 countries around the world.

 

About USAID Project:

The goal of the
five-year, USAID-funded Integrated Child and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity
is for Ugandan children and youth, especially the most vulnerable, to receive the
support and services necessary to lead resilient, healthy, and productive
lives.

 

Job Summary:  The Senior Finance Officer–Subcontractor and
Main Operations will provide overall financial management oversight and support
to EDC subcontractors and the Kampala Head Office.  S/he will ensure that subcontractor reports
and spending and Kampala Head Office financial operations are incompliance with
EDC, PEPFAR and USAID policies, procedures and systems.  This is a full-time position reporting to the
Finance Director and is based in Kampala, Uganda.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Monitors
subcontractor budgets and ensures that spending remains within the approved EDC
workplan, particularly in relation to PEPFAR targets; reviews subcontractor
backup documentation;

·       
Pays
bills, issues and reconciles advances; processes wire transfers and payments;
prepares vouchers; reviews and certifies that all supporting documentation is
compliant with local tax laws, as well as USAID and EDC policies.

·       
Records
financial transactions in QuickBooks completely and correctly;

·       
Prepares
monthly bank reconciliations;

·       
Works
closely with the EDC Home Office to ensure reconciliation of monthly expense
reports and responds to any inquiries, as necessary;

·       
Supervises
one Finance Officer and one Finance Assistant in the Kampala Head Office.

·       
Reviews
and prepares cash flow forecasts based on user unit and zonal office inputs;

·       
Acts as
backup, takes on the duties and provides assistance to any other finance team
member depending on the volume and complexity of work on hand as requested by
the Finance Director;

·       
Specifically
takes on all payroll management functions in the absence of the Finance Officer
responsible for payroll;

·       
Any
other duties consistent with the position as assigned by the Supervisor.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the Education Development Center (EDC) Senior Finance
Officer–Subcontractor and Main Office Operations job must hold a Master’s
Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or any other related
field.

·       
At least
seven years of progressive, responsible positions in a large-scale,
international nonprofit environment with increasing responsibility in
accounting and/or financial management;

·       
Membership
in a reputable Professional Accountancy body, ACCA, CIMA or CPA would be an
advantage;

·       
Extensive
knowledge of and financial management experience with USAID funded programs;

·       
Team
building and capacity building skills;

·       
Team
supervision and management;

·       
Excellent
skills in Excel and Word;

·       
In-depth
skills and knowledge of accounting software, especially QuickBooks;

·       
Expense
tracking and reporting;

·       
Budget
variance tracking and reporting;

·       
Experience
conducting payroll accounting from start to finish;

·       
Experience
with online banking and mobile money management;

·       
Experience
with USAID VAT reporting;

·       
Effective
oral and written communication skills in English;

·       
Team
player;

·       
Strong
analytical and problem-solving skills.

·       
Language:
Fluency in English is required.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.

 

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Here

 

Deadline: 11th December 2020

 

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