Finance Manager NGO Jobs – National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU)

 Job Title:    Finance Manager

Organisation: National
Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to:
Director Finance and Administration

 

About US:

The National Union
of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU) is an umbrella organization promoting
the rights of Persons with disabilities in Uganda with the vision of having
“A Just and Fair Society where Persons with Disabilities live a Prosperous
and Dignified Life”. We exist to advocate for the rights of Persons with
Disabilities in a unified voice for improved livelihoods.

 

Job Summary:  The Finance Manager will oversee the
management of financial health of the organisation in accordance with the established
policies and procedures. The job holder will be a member of the Finance Unit
and specifically support the Programmes Department.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Ensure proper
management of finances and assets of NUDIPU

·       
Ensure
safety of NUDIPU funds.

·       
Ensure
that periodic management accounts and other financial reports are prepared for
use by NUDIPU and external stakeholders

·       
Ensure
that NUDIPU complies with statutory employment obligations including taxes

·       
Ensure
that sound accounting principles and controls are applied to financial
transactions in the organization

·       
Oversee
budgeting, budget revisions and budgetary control within NUDIPU

·       
Ensure
that NUDIPU’s financial policies are interpreted and applied correctly by
staff, Board and other stakeholders

Undertake the
following direct financial tasks

·       
Monitor
NUDIPU’s compliance with partners’ contracts and agreements

·       
Carry
out bank reconciliation for the organisation accounts, report any discrepancies
to the Director Finance and Administration a way for their timey resolution.

·       
Verify
general ledgers, journals and reports for completeness and accuracy.

·       
Maintain
books and financial records of all programmes/projects

·       
Provide
support to the organisation’s procurement activities

·       
Provide
regular updates to the Director Finance and Administration on the financial
position of the various projects/programmes and any issues that require
immediate action.

·       
Prepare
for and ensure timely submission of annual accounts to Auditors

·       
Provide
support supervision to and appraise the Finance Officers.

·       
Prepare
regular financial reports for the donors, management accounts and other
financial reports to inform decision making by NUDIPU Management

·       
Support
the preparation of project/programme workplans, budgets and budget revisions as
required by the various donors and the organisation.

·       
Build
the capacity of NUDIPU Membership, Board, Programme staff and those in the
Finance Unit in Financial management through policies and practices.

Undertake the
following Management responsibilities

·       
Participate
in organisational planning including setting of activity and financial targets

·       
Participate
in the development and or review of policies and organisational structure as
and when appropriate

·       
Advise
the Executive Director on all financial, administrative and human resource
matters.

Participate in Fund
Raising initiatives

·       
Support
fundraising activities (including support to proposal writing and preparation
of project budgets) as required by the Executive Director

Planning,
Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting

·       
Plan and
manage own workload in accordance with NUDIPU policies and procedures

·       
Monitor
the implementation of planned activities regularly and take action as
appropriate

·       
Design
and take part in the evaluation of own work

·       
Accept
responsibility for quality of own work

·       
Support
and participate in the evaluation of NUDIPU’s interventions, in particular the
financial, administrative and human resource aspects

·       
Ensure
that resources are properly deployed and utilised

General
Administration

·       
Unless a
disability prevents the job holder, s/he will:

·       
Carry
out own administrative functions, including filing and use of wordprocessing
software for the production of own correspondence and reports

·       
Ensure
that the files and recording systems (both manual and computerised) are
accurate and kept up to date and that all contacts with external organisations
are properly recorded, as appropriate

·       
Carry
out any other organisational administration duties such as minute taking and
registration at events as may be required

Others

·       
Represent
NUDIPU at other forums (including donor meetings) as required by the Executive
Director

·       
Cover
for other programme or administrative staff as necessary

·       
Prepare
for and participate in Support and Supervision Sessions and Appraisals.

·       
Attend
and participate in staff meetings and other working groups as required.

·       
Adhere
to NUDIPU’s policies, procedures, and performance expectations in all functions
of the post

·       
Take
part in the selection, recruitment and induction of staff and volunteers as
required

·       
Provide
leadership and support to volunteers and students on industrial training etc

·       
Adhere
to NUDIPU’s values including Accountability and Transparency, Respect, Love and
Compassion, Team Spirit, Equity and Unity in Diversity and to actively promote
their application amongst colleagues

·       
Identify
own learning goals and with the Executive Director agree, implement and monitor
learning activities

·       
Learn
new ways of working and adapt to different work environments

·       
Undertake
as required, any other duties compatible with the level and nature of the post
and/or reasonably required by the Executive Director

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold an Hon. Degree in Accounting, finance and business
Administration (with accounting option).

·       
At least
Level III of professional accounting qualification, either as a chartered or
certified Public Accountant.

·       
A
minimum of five years of working experience role in finance with a reputable
organisation, 2 of which must be at a management/supervisory level.

·       
Previous
experience working with membership, NGO organisation with many donors will be
an advantage.

Desirable skills

·       
Strong
attention to detail and an investigative nature

·       
Good
oral and written communication skills

·       
Self-motivation

·       
Initiative
and ability to work as part of a team

·       
Ability
to negotiate and influencing others

·       
Excellent
problem-solving, analytical, technical, IT and numerical abilities are crucial.

 

How to Apply:

All interested and
qualified persons should hand deliver their applications to National Union of
Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU) head office along Bukoto Kisaasi Road addressed
to the Chief Executive Officer, or send through the organizational postal
address P.O. Box 8567. Kampala Uganda.

 

Deadline: 6th April, 2021 by 5:30 PM

 

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