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Accountant - Global Fund NGO Job Careers - World Vision International

Job Title:        Accountant - Global Fund
Organisation: World Vision International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Grants Finance Manager

About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”

About Global Fund Malaria Grant Project:
World vision Uganda in collaboration with TASO Uganda will implement a global fund Malaria grant for 3 years to support existing initiatives in malaria control through vector control, integrated case management, building resilient sustainable systems for health and social and behavior change communication (SBCC) in in the districts of Wakiso, Gomba, Butambala, Mpigi, Kalungu, Masaka, Rakai, Kyotera, Bukomansimbi, Mukono, Kampala, Mubende and Mityana.

Job Summary:  The Accountant - Global Fund will provide overall technical support to the global fund HIV grant in accordance with World Vision accounting policies and procedures and donor grants agreements. The incumbent will liaise with the Grants Finance Manager on all financial matters relating to the grant.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide grant and financial technical support to the project staff including on-the-job training in order to maintain accurate and reliable financial information.
  • Prepare and file supporting documents for all accounting transactions in compliance with WVU & WVI financial policies and guidelines.
  • Manage staff travel and business advances by ensuring accuracy, authenticity, completeness and timely retirement of advances and monthly Account Allocation in SUN.
  • Provide the Grants Finance Manager with monthly report highlighting the status of advances within the project.
  • Prepare payment vouchers and allocate various response and grants expenses to different cost centers/grants in compliance with WV Cost Allocation Methodologies and donor requirements.
  • Manage the project mobile money account in compliance with the WVI Finance Manual.
  • Coordinate payment issues relating to project transactions and partners.
  • Actively participate in the audit processes of the project, particularly facilitating audit team members’ easy access to the project financial records.
  • Code & Monitor project and activity budgets, record all expenses in line with the approved budget in order to ensure that correct expenditures are correctly charged to grant and that the grant or activities are not overspent.
  • Verify vendor claims, advances and other receivables to ensure that suppliers are paid in a timely manner, per contracts and in conformance with donors/WVI policies.
  • Review activity concept notes according to the budget.
  • Review partner expenses and reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Accountant - Global Fund job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree, with a major in Accounting/Finance/Auditing OR a full professional qualification in ACCA, CPA, CMA or equivalent.
  • At least three years of post-qualification experience in accounting.
  • Extensive Computer knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Vision Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SUN Accounting and Access is required.
  • Extensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Internal Control Procedures.
  • Excellent written and Oral Communication skills are essential, and the incumbent must be a team player, who is able to work successfully in a multicultural environment.
  • A high level of integrity is required.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 19th August 2018

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Field Finance Manager Employment Opportunity - Save the Children International

Job Title:          Field Finance Manager
Organisation: Save the Children International
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale. 

Job Summary:  The Field Finance Manager will be responsible for the overall accounting and book keeping functions of the regional office. In addition, the position will be responsible for efficient and effective management of SC cash flows, updating and reconciling the accounting ledgers, managing the end of period procedures, and ensuring the generation of accurate and timely monthly financial reports to Country office. The position is also responsible for technical supervision of the office Accountant.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Save the Children Field Finance Manager job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Accounting or Business Administration from a recognised university.
  • MUST be a member of an Accounting professional body with qualifications such as ACCA, CPA, CIMA, ICSA etc.
  • Five years of relevant progressive working experience working with International NGOs in a humanitarian and development setting, of which 3 years should be at finance management level.
  • Strong accounting skills and experience, including management of the general ledger, journal entries, payroll, payables and balance sheet analysis.
  • Strong background in external donor reporting for an international NGO and experience working with major donors like USAID, SIDA, EU, KOICA, NORAD, DANIDA, Master Card Foundation, UN etc.
  • Good financial management skills with knowledge of computer Accounting Packages and good understanding of Government budgets and tax policies.
  • Proven ability to work with a team under minimal supervision and being able to prioritize work and meet tight deadlines.
  • Planning, organizing and negotiation skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title link below.

Deadline: 20th August 2018

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No Experience Operations Trainee NGO Job Opportunities - Mercy Corps

Job Title:          Operations Trainee (No Experience Jobs)
Organization: Mercy Corps
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Mercy Corps is an International NGO that exists to alleviate poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities. Mercy Corps has been fully registered in Uganda as an operational NGO. Currently Mercy Corps has an office in Kampala and is implementing Food Security programs which comprise of Water and Sanitation, Livelihood and Agriculture and Conflict Mitigation Management Program in North and North Eastern Uganda. We implement programs in the northern districts of Pader, Kitgum, Agago, Lamwo, Kaabong, Abim and Kotido with funding from USAID, USDA, Walmart Foundation, SDC, DFID as well as other private donations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Graduate trainee’s responsibilities:
  • Provide administrative support, as part of the operations team to prepare for events, new staff orientation and other major meetings managed by operations.
  • Assist in preparation of purchase orders, collection of quotes and drafting of QAs, and submit to proper department.
  • Review and make price comparisons from pre-qualified bidders for product specifications to determine best purchases.
  • Prepare and complete orders/items for delivery or pickup according to swap schedule (load, pack, prepare waybill and store release forms).
  • Perform inventory controls and keep quality standards high for audits.
  • Coordinating travel of MCU staff; booking flights, hotels, etc. – when required.
  • Prepare and submit contractor time sheets/ completion reports.
  • Track deliveries and make sure field offices receive exactly what was ordered from suppliers.
  • Undertake operational/administrative tasks in support of the team.
  • Monitor booking vehicle and meeting room booking arrangements in relation to calendared events and meetings and liaise with relevant staff to organize necessary support.
  • Ensure an updates and comprehensive procurement pre-qualified list of service providers.
  • Discreet and diplomatic handling of confidential matters and information.
  • Collect and send invoices to appropriate department for payment handling.
  • Follow quality service standards and comply with procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Run errands in town (postal services, pick up supplies).
  • Assist in preparing monthly expenditure payments and submitting them for payment. Track and organize payments/contracts (inform supervisor of submission, payment, completion etc).
  • Assist peers as required (coordinate meetings, training, etc.)
  • Receive and process warehouse stock products (pick, unload, label, store). Perform physical checks of items/order to ensure appropriate items were delivered.
  • Answer supplier and external vendor inquiries about order changes or cancellations and check requisition orders for accuracy.
  • Communicate and cooperate with supervisors and coworkers
  • Keep a clean and safe working environment and optimize space utilization

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Mercy Corps Operations Trainee job opportunity should hold a degree or its equivalent in supply chain management, accounting, logistics, business administration or related field.
  • Proficiency in computer software, as well as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • No prior experience is required at this time.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt.
  • Creative, proactive problem-solver who remains calm under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Interest in working in a similar field in the future.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their E-mail applications including a cover letter clearly stating the salary requirements, updated CV (with three professional referees), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates addressed to the Senior HR and Legal Manager, Mercy Corps Uganda to:

Deadline: 21st August 2018

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Fresher Finance Officer NGO Job Opportunities - NUDIPU

Job Title:        Finance Officer
Organization: National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

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 ‘Dignity for every person with disability.’ NUDIPU exists to advocate for the rights of PWDs in a unified voice for improved livelihoods.

Job Summary:  The Finance Officer will support the proper financial management and accounting function for NUDIPU resources including providing relevant financial information to the users. The job holder will support proper management and accountability of NUDIPU financial resources. S/he will be responsible for the basic bookkeeping, ensure timely payments of goods, works and services provided, capture data in accounting system and receive accountabilities for filing and filling of tax returns.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Ensure proper management of NUDIPU's financial resources
  • Ensure safety of NUDIPU funds and any other resources under your care are properly deployed and utilised.
  • Supervise petty cash management.
  • Guide NUDIPU staff to adhere to financial management policies and procedures.
Undertake financial transactions
  • Receive revenue and issue receipts.
  • Ensure timely payment of office supplies and utilities.
  • Receive all payment requisitions (Physical & Online).
  • Ensure that payment are within the approved budgets, right codes, donors and fully authorised.
  • Ensure that the fully processed payment documents are "STAMPED & FILLED" to the respective files.
  • Generate the payments (automated or manually).
  • Prepare payment vouchers and post to ledgers.
  • Provide support to procurement activities.
  • Prepare of monthly staff payroll slips and ensure that statutory deductions are filed and paid in a timely manner.
  • To collect and track membership fees including invoicing in liaison with the SFO. 
Accounting and Financial reporting
  • Regular update of the Cashbook(s).
  • Supervise all petty cash transactions and carry out periodical cash count.
  • Post all financial transactions in the accounting system.
  • Reconcile the transactions from the system to the donor's format.
  • Support in preparing financial reports for donors.
Logistics/Procurement and asset management
  • Raise Local Purchase Orders (LPOs).
  • Participate in the development and update procurement policies and procedures.
  • Work closely with the procurement committee to support the procurement function.
  • Support logistics, procurement and security of NUDIPU's assets for safety (provide insurance, safe keeping, storage etc.).
  • Make fuel orders, payments and update of fuel bin cards.
Stores Management
  • Ensure proper receipt, storage and issue of materials.
  • Participate in stock taking.
  • Produce regular monthly stores reports and submit to supervisor.
  • Conduct annual stocktaking of all organizational assets and update an asset register.
Other Key Responsibilities
  • Represent NUDIPU at various relevant events.
  • Ensure that all activities are implemented in a gender sensitive manner.
  • Plan and manage own workload in accordance with NUDIPU policies and procedures.
  • Monitor the implementation of planned activities regularly and take action as appropriate.
  • Ensure that resources under your care are properly deployed and utilised.
  • Prepare and submit periodic reports on office usage and other issues for the attention and action of the FAM.
  • Preparing for meetings and taking minutes during staff meeting.
  • Effective management of administrative records and ensure central filing.
  • Actively participate in planning, budgeting, M&E and reporting on NUDIPU activities.
  • Offer support to other finance and programme staff whenever possible.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Finance or Accounting, Business Administration with accounting option+ a partial qualification (level II) of a certified accounting qualification such as: ACCA, aCa, and CPA or equivalent.
  • Two years of experience in finance roles within a busy corporate organization and government with complex multiple reporting requirement and multiple donor reporting progressively. Experience of managing grants with a Programme budget of approximate USD 0.2 million.
  • Knowledge of accounting standards, previous experience in using Accounting i.e. (Palladium, Pastel, QuickBooks) etc. software packages and other Microsoft office (Excel & word) application. Current on the statutory obligations and taxes
  • Management skills
  • Proactive. Continuous improvement mindset.
  • Keen sense of ethics, integrity and commitment to NUDIPU's mandate. Attention to details and ability to work under pressure.
  • Communication and Interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable working in multi-cultural settings.
  • Effective interpersonal skills to work with colleagues, stake holders and donors.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their capability statements, CVs and two professional referees to the “Executive Director” either via post to: NUDIPU, P.O. Box 8567 Kampala OR Physically to NUDIPU offices on Plot 530, Bukoto-Kisaasi Road,

NB: Applicants are advised to clearly mark the application envelopes by indicating the position applied for.

Deadline: 17th August 2018

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Entry Level Officer, Routine Control Job Opportunities - Stanbic Bank

Organisation: Stanbic Bank 
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is a subsidiary of Stanbic Africa Holdings Limited which is in turn owned by Standard Bank Group Limited (“the Group”), Africa’s leading banking and financial services group. The Standard Bank Group is the leading banking group focused on emerging markets. It is the largest African banking group ranked by assets and earnings. Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is the largest bank in Uganda by assets and market capitalization. It offers a full range of banking services through two business units; Personal and Business Banking (PBB), and Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB).

Job Summary:  The Officer, Routine Control will;
  • Control Execution and Monitoring: Support the delivery of an independent assurance on the effectiveness of controls across the business by executing control assurance assessments, within the agreed timeframes, providing assurance on the adequacy and effectiveness of controls.
  • Proactively identifying and assessing operational and compliance risks to ensure that internal controls are maintained at acceptable levels across the business.
  • Control Reporting: Robust reporting mechanisms for key control performance indicators, exceptions, trends and operational incidents.
  • Training and awareness: Coach, support and deliver and implement the control framework across the business.
  • Administration: Effective utilisation of resources i.e. budgets, costs and assets

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
 Risk and Control
  • Provide input into the routine controls monitoring strategy.
  • Execute planned and adhoc assurance monitoring reviews in liaison with the relevant key stakeholders in compliance with the approved assurance methodology.
  • Timely and quality execution of all the scheduled assessments, control validation reviews as per the departmental activity plan.
  • Support the development, maintenance and update monitoring checklists used as a mechanism for monitoring, assessing and reporting on adequacy and effectiveness of controls across the network.
  • Facilitate, conduct monitoring reviews on the effective implementation, adoption and utilisation of control validation tools e.g. CODAC across the network.
  • Execute validation reviews of the accuracy and effectiveness of the control validation tools.
  • Validate and review that controls related to new product roll outs, business and initiatives and process changes are effective and are in place pre and post implementation.
  • Validate and facilitate as appropriate the implementation of remedial actions from internal audits, regulatory reviews, FCC investigations, control reviews and other such assurance reviews is undertaken as agreed with the business units. This will involve validation of implemented interventions prior to closure of the issues.
  • Execute assurance reviews to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls, compliance with policies and adherence to procedures thereby contributing towards management efforts to achieve an improved and sustainable control environment.
  • Validate implemented risk and compliance management processes – as identified and assessed by Risk and Compliance to ensure adherence to standards, policies and procedures.
  • Identify inadequate processes and controls, escalate and report irregularities to facilitate the modification of processes where required.
  • Execute assurance monitoring reviews over the effective implementation of the operational risk framework i.e. loss control, incident management, BCM, IRM as per the approved risk management framework across the network.
  • Conduct and facilitate formal root cause analysis, identification and implementation of appropriate remedial actions across the network.
  • Continually innovate simpler, better and yet effective solutions to enhance key control capabilities within the control function and across the network.
  • Work actively with the broader control team to effectively manage the end to end implementation of control monitoring and improvement initiatives.
  • Timely provision of routine dashboards as per determined frequency on activities and the state of the control environment to the relevant stakeholders.
  • Present monitoring and control review reports to the Manager Routine Control Monitoring for review and issue to the relevant stakeholders.
  • Escalate breaches and incidents for control breaches that require management direction as per the appropriate escalation processes, including active participation in identifying and execution of the remedial actions.
Training and Awareness
  • Execution of agreed training initiatives towards improvement of the control environment are planned and executed as required across the network.
  • Identify coaching & support opportunities and facilitate the implementation of the appropriate interventions.
  • Share and disseminate lessons and awareness messages across the network.
People and Administration
  • Ensure that individual appropriate training initiatives are planned and executed.
  • Manage available resources and ensuring effective utilisation for the benefit of the bank.
  • Manage the operational costs (telephone, travel expenses), within the approved budget.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Stanbic Bank Officer, Routine Control job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field, from a recognised University
  • At least two to three years of exposure to routine risk / audit /control management
  • Good analytical skills.
  • A good working knowledge of the various systems used in the Bank and the linkages.
  • A good understanding of the business; products, channels, network, customer segmentation, competitive environment.
  • A good understanding of the interrelationships between the bank and its key stakeholders; Staff, regulators and regulatory environment, shareholders,
  • Computer literate with competence in use of Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join the one of Africa’s biggest Banking Groups, Standard Bank in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by visiting Link below.

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