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PMU Finance and Compliance Assistant Coordinator NGO Careers - Action Against Hunger


Job Title:    PMU Finance and Compliance Assistant Coordinator

Organisation: Action Against Hunger

Duty Station:   Uganda

Starting Gross Salary: UGX 3,353,858


About US:

Action Against Hunger is a global humanitarian organization that takes decisive action against the causes and effects of hunger. We save the lives of malnourished children. We ensure families can access clean water, food, training, and health care. We enable entire communities to be free from hunger. With more than 6,500 staff in over 45 countries, our programs reached 14.9 million people in 2015.


Job Summary:  The Action Against Hunger PMU Finance and Compliance Assistant Coordinator will be providing technical Financial support in ensuring compliance with ACF and EU Financial Regulations and Guidelines. PMU Finance and Compliance Assistant Coordinator will offer day- to-day financial support to the EUTF RISE project consortium implementing partners in a fair and respectful manner. She/he will seek and receive policy guidance / instructions and support from the PMU Consortium Coordinator and Finance Coordinator on their respective areas of responsibilities.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  


·        Responsible for Cash and Bank book for the project (PMU accounts).

·        Provide support to the cashier /accountant of each partner organization.

·        Collect monthly financial reports (transaction list) from consortium partners.

·        Upload partner financial reports in ACF accounting system / summary accounting book.

·        Ensure clear description of transactions in financial reports.

·        Ensure proper coding of transactions according to the budget line codes.

·        Maintain good working relation with external service providers (bank, tax office, legal office, audit firm....)

·        Provide financial / accounting training to the partner organization finance staff.

·        Provide accounting feedback to partners and ACF Head Office.

Monthly invoices checking (Quality Checking)

·        Ensure quality of invoices before sending to ACF Head Office.

·        Ensure that all supporting documents (PR, SPO, invoice, delivery/reception note, .) are attach with invoice;

·        Ensure proper financial codes are entered on the payment authorization form.

·        Check that all information (date, name of the supplier, unit cost, total cost, total amount, paid amount in word, etc..) are correctly entered on the invoice.

·        Confirm that original invoices are pasted on A4 size white paper.

·        Prepare ACF's and consolidate the VAT trackers from partners on a monthly basis.

Invoice verification and Pre-audit:

·        Conduct quarterly invoice verification for each partner.

·        Conduct pre-audit financial document verification of each partner at the end of each reporting period.

·        Take lead in coordinating all project internal and external audits.

Financial reporting

·        Prepare BFU for the project aligned with the approved budget

·        Consolidate financial reports with BFU forecast till end of project.

·        Prepare donor report as required (monthly, quarterly, yearly).

·        Ensure donor rules are respected in each financial transaction.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        You are enthusiastically pursuing a career in Accounting and Finance with a first degree or equivalent in Finance, Business Administration or other related discipline.

·        The Action Against Hunger PMU Finance and Compliance Assistant Coordinator should have at least three years of previous experience in an NGO, preferably in a similar role.

·        Substantial knowledge of SAGA accounting software

·        Ability to train and follow up teams.

·        Excellent organizational and leadership skills.

·        Autonomous and able to take initiative.

·        Able to set own deadlines and meet them.

·        Fluent English;

·        Professional computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, internet, and email.

·        Familiarity with ACF financial policies and procedures

·        Knowledge of financial procedures expected.

·        Excellent knowledge in preparing major international donor reports.

·        Knowledge and experience of working with ECHO, EU donors.

·        Possess strong analytical and conceptual skills.

·        Excellent management skills (implementation of donor rules in finance department).

·        Demonstrated experience and/or personal commitment to promoting gender equality within the work


Action Against Hunger values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to: -

·        Health Insurance for you and your dependants

·        Resettlement allowance (One off payment)

·        Starting gross salary UGX 3,353,858

·        Paid annual leave (vacation)

·        13th month pay

·        Group Personal Accident

·        Training opportunities


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online, Click Here All applicants must merge their cover letter and an updated resume in one file (Word or PDF)in their Names. Any Uploads greater than 3MBS will not be considered.


Deadline: Tuesday 23rd February 2021 by 5:30 PM.


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