Director of Finance and Administration NGO Jobs – Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)

 

Job Title:    Director of Finance and
Administration

Organization:
Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Executive Director

 

About US:

Reproductive Health
Uganda (RHU) is a Member Association of the International Planned Parenthood
Federation (IPPF), and its core mandate is to champion, provide and enable universal
access to rights based Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)
information and services to vulnerable and underserved communities and to young
people. The role of the engagement with RHU and its partners is to ensure that
SRHR are respected, protected and fulfilled as a goal in itself, and as a
fundamental means to gender equality, human well-being and sustainable
development.

 

Job Summary:  The Director of Finance and Administration
will provide strategic and operational financial and administrative oversight
to the entire RHU programme and avail guidance and technical support to RHU
Management and staff on appropriate administration and accountability of its
financial resources in accordance with prevailing financial management and accounting
practices; leads and guides the RHU accounts and administrative support teams
to achieve timely and quality deliverables

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Oversees financial analysis and critically evaluates all major
    expenditure proposals and plans for and forecasts financial requirements
    and coordinates the consolidation of RHU budgets
  • Budgets and monitor material and financial resources of RHU and
    ensures the Organization’s liquidity
  • Co-ordinates the preparation of final books of accounts and accounting
    records, and coordinates preparation and submits periodic financial
    statements and reports
  • Coordinates preparation for external audit and responses to any
    queries there from, as well as mandatory inquiries as appropriate
  • Provides technical guidance and support to RHU management and staff
    on financial and administrative management matters
  • Establishes and maintains a system of equipment and commodity
    inventory and stores control including participating in the commodity
    procurement process
  • Ensures compliance to all donor and statutory requirements
  • Oversees adherence to RHU and national financial management
    policies, regulations and professional practices in all financial
    transactions.
  • Ensure existence of sound financial systems at all branches
    organization nationwide.
  • Participates in the resource mobilization initiatives for the
    Organization
  • Provides capacity building, mentorship and support to the finance
    team under his supervision
  • Perform any other professional duties as may be assigned by the
    Supervisor

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Master’s Degree with bias in Finance and
    Accounting from a recognized awarding Institution plus Full professional
    qualification in Accountancy such as ACCA, CPA, ACIS and CPE obtained from
    a recognized institution and accredited by Institute of Certified Public
    Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU).
  • Professional training in management and administration
  • At least ten years of working experience, five (5) of which must
    have been served at Senior Management level, preferably in a reputable
    Multi-donor, Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
  • Working knowledge of at least one accounting software is a
    requirement and practical knowledge of Navision will be an added
    advantage.
  • The candidate must adhere to the safeguarding reporting and
    monitoring requirements of this role. The candidate must be pro-choice
  • Knowledge, skills and temperament: Financial Management, Administration, Planning, Budgeting and
    Coordinating; Information and Communications Technology; Accountability;
    Problem solving and Decision making; Team Work; Focused on quality and
    standards, and ethics and integrity. Demonstrated ability in
    administration; Excellent communication, leadership and management skills,
    hands on and interactive; an assertive strategic thinker

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should submit their application letters and attach certified copies of academic
transcripts, a detailed Curriculum Vitae and other relevant documents as well
the contact addresses (e-mail) of 3 referees including their telephone contacts
either by post or hand delivery addressed to:

 

The Executive
Director,

Reproductive Health
Uganda,

P.O. Box 10746
Kampala. Uganda

Or hand-deliver at:
RHU Head Office, Plot 2, Katego Road, Kamwokya (Opposite Uganda Museum)

 

Deadline: 11th February 2021

 

NB: Only
shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Female applicants are encouraged to
apply.

 

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