30 Client Service Officer Job Opportunities - SolarNow

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Showing posts with label Accounting Jobs in Uganda. Show all posts

5 Branch Manager Job Vacancies - Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI)

Organization: Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Regional Manager 

About US:
Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride) is the leading Microfinance Deposit Taking Institution in Uganda with 34 networked branches and eight contact offices countrywide, an equal opportunity employer, regulated by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act, 2003.     

Job Summary:  The Branch Manager will mainly drive  growth  of  the  business  and  profitability  of  the  branch  by  developing  and  implementing  strategies  and  plans  and  offering  excellent  customer  services  while  maintaining  a  high  level  of  compliance.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop  and  implement  strategies  for  the  business  growth  of  the  branch.
  • Lead  the  marketing  at  the  branch  level  for  achieving  the  set  business  targets.
  • Take  a  lead  role  in  the  recruitment,  formation  and  retention  of  clients  into  the  Group  Loans  and  into  the  Individual  Loan  Scheme.
  • The incumbent will ensure  compliance  to  Pride’s  policies  and  procedures,  BOU  guidelines  and  other  applicable  laws  and  regulations.
  • Ensure  all  Voluntary  Saving  Product  (VSP),  Group  Loan  and  Individual  Loan  Scheme  accounts  and  records  are  maintained  in  accordance  with  the  accounting  and  Credit  Policies  and  are  in  safe  custody.
  • Prepare and  submit  periodic  reports  on  activities  in  the  branch.
  • Manage  and  coordinate  all  administrative  and  staff  activities  at  the  branch,  manage  the  leave  schedule  for  all  staff.
  • Monitor  the  security  of  the  branch  to  ensure  security  measures  are  enforced  at  all  times.

Key Performance Indicators
  • Business  Growth
  • Profitability
  • Improved  asset  quality
  • Growth  in  client  base
  • Improved  compliance  levels 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Pride Branch Manager job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in  Commerce,  Economics,  Microfinance,  Development  Economics  and  Development  studies,  Business  Studies,  Accounting  and  Finance,  Marketing,  Financial  Services,  Business  Computing,  Business  Statistics,  Entrepreneurship  &  Small  Business  Management,  Social  Sciences,  SWASA,  Education  or  in  any  other  relevant  /  related  field. 
  • 2  Principal  passes  at  A’ Level  +
  • Credits  and  Pass  in  Maths  and  English  at  O’ level
  • A minimum of four years  of working  experience  in  a  similar  position  for  external  applicants.
  • Three years of work experience  as  Operations  Supervisor,  Compliance  Officer  or  Credit  Supervisor.
  • At  least  4  years  working  as  a  Credit  Officer
  • Should  be  willing  to  work  in  any  part  of  the  country.
  • Should  be  energetic  with  high  degree  of  innovativeness,  creativity  and  ambition.   
  • Should  have  a  high  degree  of  integrity,  excellent  interpersonal,  communication  and  presentation  skills. 
  • Must  be  able  to  meet  set  targets. 
  • He/she  should  not  be  more  than  35  years  of  age.
  • Business  Acumen  skills
  • Good problem  solving  and  decision  making  skills.
  • Excellent communication  and  reporting  skills.
  • Good planning  and  administration  skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Team work  and  interpersonal  skills.
  • Confidentiality,  Confident,  Self  esteem,  Disciplined, Integrity, Eloquent, Resilient.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by following the procedure;

  • Click Here
  • Create an Account
  • Fill in your personal information and upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV), including all your scanned academic credentials, 3 letters of recommendation from each of the referees and a passport photo.
  • Submit online i.e. no hardcopy deliveries will be accepted

Deadline: 1st June 2019

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Senior Finance Officer International NGO Jobs - Mercy Corps

Job Title:          Senior Finance Officer
Organization: Mercy Corps
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Finance Coordinator

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.

Job Summary:  The Senior Finance Officer is responsible for financial reporting, posting all Karamoja region office financial transactions, balance sheet analysis and reconciliation and cash flow projections for Karamoja based grants.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Booking of Karamoja transactions into Field Connect, on a weekly basis.
  • Review PRs and purchase orders for all Karamoja based grants and ensure they meet MC and donor standards, and that they are properly coded.
  • Coordinate the monthly and annual reporting process operations.
  • Perform financial analysis and provide management information reports.
  • Track all employee advances and ensure all advances are acquitted within policy provisions.
  • Coordination with Operations to track all outstanding invoices and ensure they are paid on time.
  • Ensure/match invoices/receipts, completion reports with GRN and other required documents.
  • Coordinate and prepare weekly and monthly cash requirement for supported field offices, submit and make sure sufficient cash is available in all offices and monitor its use. Make sure also there is no excess cash.
  • Perform monthly balance sheet reconciliations, working closely with the Finance Coordinator. Responsible for monitoring costs as per the available grant and budget details, monthly budgets vs actual reports and monthly cash projections.
  • Provide on-going orientation, training and support to MC staff on Mercy Corps and respective donor's rules and regulations.
  • Perform any other tasks to be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Mercy Corps Senior Finance Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Five years of experience in grants and financial management and accounting and 2+year's supervisory experience.
  • Strong management Skills, Technical & Supervisory Skills and experience required.
  • Strong accounting skills and experience, including management of the general ledger, journal entries, payroll, payables and balance sheet.
  • Adequate understanding of donor rules and regulations is required.
  • International NGO/PVO experience required.
  • Demonstrated experience and skill with financial reports preparation and presentation and proven ability to translate technical financial data into informative reports.
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel and accounting software experience.
  • Excellent oral and written English skills
  • Willing to travel regularly to Mercy Corps and sub grantees field offices and project sites approximately 25%.
  • Proven ability to support programmatic objectives with timely and meaningful financial information is essential.
  • A demonstrated ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and process information in support of changing program activities is necessary.
  • An impeccable professional standard of finance and procurement ethics as well as the willingness and ability to enforce compliance with Mercy Corps and donor policies and procedures is essential.

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: ug-mcjobs@mercycorps.org

Deadline: 3rd June 2019

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Warden Risk Management Job Careers - Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)

Organisation: Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Internal Audit

About US:
Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) is a semi-autonomous agency under the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities. UWA was established in 1996 and is managed in accordance with the Wildlife Act Cap 200. The Mission of UWA is: “To Conserve and Sustainably Manage the Wildlife and Protected Areas of Uganda in Partnership with Neighboring Communities and Other Stakeholders for the Benefit of the People of Uganda and the Global Community.”

Job Summary:     The Warden Risk Management will develop and maintain a risk management strategy for Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop and maintain a risk management strategy for UWA.
  • Develop and implement systems, policies and procedures for identification, collection and analysis of risk related information.
  • Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of controls established by management to ensure that identified risks are appropriately mitigated.
  • Participate in the formulation and review of risk management and control activities for UWA to ensure that they meet the set objectives.
  • Understand the environmental risk management systems and controls in conservation and put in place controls to monitor the full implementation of these approved systems.
  • Develop mechanisms for assessing risks and guide risk-champions in various departments in maintaining risk-registers to monitor and assess the level of risks.
  • Review new and on-going management plans to ensure that they are carried out after a comprehensive risk assessment has been made.
  • Prepare and present reports for consideration by Management and the Board Audit and Risk Committee with respect to the effectiveness of the risk- management strategy of UWA.
  • Make recommendations to Management and the Board Audit and Risk committee on areas for improvement to mitigate both operational and strategic risks..
  • Prepare regular unit work plans and reports.
  • Perform any other official duty assigned by the supervisor and or/Management from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) Warden Risk Management career opportunity must hold an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or Business Administration (Accounting and/or Finance option), Statistics, Natural Resource Management or Economics from a recognized university
  • Certification in risk management and post graduate qualifications such as CPA or ACCA will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of three years of working experience as risk officer in a reputable organization.
  • Time management
  • Leadership and Team Work
  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Ethics and Integrity.
  • Ability to multi task
  • Age Limit: Below 40 years

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their dully completed Job Application Form in triplicate, download here, each with a detailed Curriculum Vitae bearing contacts of three (3) competent Referees, a daytime telephone contact, copies of Academic Documents and relevant Appointment letters to any of the address below:

The Executive Director,
Uganda Wildlife Authority,
Plot 7 Kira Road, Kamwokya,
P.O. Box 3530 Kampala

Email to:  hr-recruit@ugandawildlife.org

  • Applicants are required to scan and attach CERTIFIED copies of the required academic documents only e.g. Degree, Transcript, Diploma, A’ level and O’ level certificates.
  • Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority.

Deadline: 7th June 2019

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Finance Officer Jobs - Uganda Solar Energy Association (USEA)

Job Title:           Finance Officer
Organization: Uganda Solar Energy Association (USEA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer, USEA

About US:
Uganda Solar Energy Association (USEA) was started in 2016 with support from the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development. USEA is a private sector membership body whose role is to enable growth of the off-grid solar energy sector through coordination, information sharing, building capacity of its members and carrying out joint advocacy. USEA has a membership of more than 130 member companies. As one of the ways of supporting the implementation of the Rural Electrification Strategy Plan (RESP 2013-2022), ERT 3 project, through PSFU, is supporting the development of USEA’s strategic framework and establishment of institutional systems. The objective of the support is to nurture USEA into a:
  • Financially self-sustaining, strong advocacy body able to influence the formation of favorable policies for the sector
  • One-stop center for information on solar PV, and
  • Promoter of quality products and service delivery to end users
  • Effective representative of its members on issues of government policy.

Job Summary:  The Finance Officer will support the USEA Chief Executive Officer in the broader operation and management of the USEA Secretariat to ensure successful implementation of USEA’s activities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Finance and Accounting
  • Enter financial transactions into the financial management system and generate payment vouchers for documentation and filing;
  • Review payment and expenditure accountability documentation for completeness, adequacy and compliance with financial and operational guidelines;
  • Prepare financial reports and accounts by collecting, analyzing and summarizing accounting information and trends;
  • Review and maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures;
  • Ensure that the organization has a good financial standing, including identification of matters that have significant impact on USEA’s sustainability.
Supervision and management reporting
  • Advise on preparation of payments by verifying documentation and request for disbursements;
  • Guide accounting clerical staff by collecting and analyzing accounting information;
  • Be a liaison for both internal and external audits and ensure timely provision of all required reports together with supporting documentation for audit purposes.
  • Bring to the CEO’s attention to any matters that the audit considers pertinent.
Legal and tax compliance
  • Ensure that the Secretariat complies with government laws and regulations regarding taxation, staff saving and retirement funds, labor laws, city laws and other government requirements;
  • Complies with government financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements and advising management on needed actions.
  • Performs any other duties that will be assigned to him or her from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university in business administration, accounting, economics, or related subject.
  • CPA, ACCA or other specialized qualification is an added advantage;
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a similar position;
  • At least 2 years of work experience in similar organizations i.e. associations, cooperatives, SACCO, NGOs;
  • Experience with solar or renewable sector will be an added advantage.
  • Working experience with development partners will be an added advantage.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested persons should submit their application. CV and academic certificates in a sealed envelope clearly marked Finance Officer for USEA Proc. Ref. No. PSFU/BUDS- ERT/CONS/2018-19/ 00008 addressed to;

The Executive Director
Private Sector Foundation Uganda
43 Nakasero Hill Road

Deadline: 4th June, 2019 by 11:00am

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Finance and Administration Assistant - UK Aid L4L Project Jobs - Farm Africa

Organization: Farm Africa
Duty Station: Kotido, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Livestock Officer with technical support from Project Accountant and Administrator based in (Kotido) -L4L

About US:
Farm Africa is an international non-governmental organization working to end hunger and bring prosperity to rural Africa. We work to increase the incomes and improve food security of smallholder farmers, pastoralists, agro-pastoralists, and forest dwellers in East Africa. A core part of our strategy is to ensure that our interventions are both economically sustainable and scalable. The systematic integration of market linkages in implementing programmes is crucial to our ability to scale our interventions cost-effectively. Farm Africa has the ambition to be the leading European NGO specialising in Agriculture, Natural Resource Management and Market Engagement.

About L4L Project:
Farm Africa has the ambition to be the leading European NGO specialising in Agriculture, Natural Resource Management and Market Engagement. It is currently managing a £5m grant for a Livestock for Livelihoods (L4L) programme operating in Uganda’s Karamoja sub-region and Ethiopia’s South Omo zone funded by the UK government (UK Aid). The project is being implemented across four districts of Karamoja sub-region (Moroto, Napak, Kotido & Nakapiripirit). Under this programme, Farm Africa is working with local civil society, SMEs, cooperatives and farmer organisations to develop market systems that support livestock services and enterprises for 21,000 women, contributing to women’s economic empowerment, reduced poverty and improved nutrition of women and children. The project will address market failures in animal health and breeding services to improve livestock productivity, build capacity and assets of herders, establish trade and enterprise opportunities and improve household nutrition practices through behavioural change. It will demonstrate how nutrition interventions can build on women’s economic empowerment to contribute to both increased income and improved household nutrition.

Job Summary:  The Finance and Administration Assistant will support the Project Accountant and Administrator in ensuring a high standard of financial management and reporting for Farm Africa’s £2.5m, four year, Livestock for Livelihoods project. In particular, he/she will be responsible for delivering a high level of financial and administrative support in the Kotido sub-office, where a team of four staff are based. He/she will also ensure the smooth running of the office and ensure that Farm Africa policies and procedures are understood and adhered to.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Financial Administration for Kotido Office
·         Ensuring transactions are properly and promptly recorded in cashbook and SUN templates with accurate codes.
·         Ensuring that proper accounting records are maintained including debtor and creditor listings and staff working advance records, carrying out monthly reconciliations
·         Ensuring timely payment of all invoices and expenditures
·         Supporting the Project Accountant and Administrator in preparation of monthly and quarterly cash requests for the office.
·         Working with the Project Accountant & Administrator to ensure that sufficient cash is available in the office to meet project and office running costs
·         Processing of SWA requests and ensuring they are retired in a timely manner with all records correctly filed
·         Ensuring that all supporting documents are submitted and filed for every payment request and purchase
·         Updating the petty cash book in a timely manner and ensuring that periodical cash counts are conducted
·         Ensure that monthly cashbook is submitted to the Project Accountant and Administrator for review and approval
·         Supporting the Project Accountant and Administrator with the month end reconciliation process
·         Maintain financial files (both hard and soft copy) in an organised manner
·         Ensuring that contracts are respected and paid for according to agreed terms of payments
·         Supporting the Project Accountant and Administrator in ensuring high level of compliance of procurement policies and procedures for the Kotido office
·         Requesting for quotations from service providers and suppliers
·         Reviewing purchase requests and quote evaluations against approved budgets, and ensure that the correct accounting codes are added
·         Maintaining an accurate and up-to-date list of pre-qualified suppliers, and working with the Project Accountant & Administrator to pre-qualify new suppliers as appropriate
·         Monitoring the service contracts and working with Project Accountant and Administrator to ensure that renewals takes place on time.
·         Ensuring that vehicle logbooks are completed by the driver & assistant after every trip
·         Maintaining a record of insurance policies for vehicles and motorbikes, and ensuring that policies don’t lapse
·         Working closely with the project driver and assistant in ensuring that all assets are well maintained by ensuring timely servicing and repairs
·         Making arrangements for staff travel
·         Working closely with project driver and assistant to ensure that accommodation and other logistical items for visitors are in place well in advance.
·         Ensure that project reports are frequently compiled and submitted in line with Farm Africa guidelines and donor requirements
Human Resource Administration
·         Keeping up to date physical and digital files for all members of the office
·         Maintaining annual leave, sickness and other absence records for the team members in Kotido
·         Supporting with recruitment, including calling candidates for interview
·         Ensuring that Health Insurance and Workers Compensation Insurance policies are in place for all members of the team
Office Administration
·         Responsible for efficient running of the office facilities, including managing the office supplies
·         Ensuring that utility bills, including internet, are kept up to date
·         Ensuring that the office is kept in a good condition, organising repairs as required
·         Ensuring that the office compound is kept in a good condition
·         Ensuring that the security staff are reporting duty as contracted
·         Ensuring that a proper filling system is in place at the field office for all important documents
·         Maintaining an accurate and up-to-date list of all office inventories
·         Maintaining an accurate and up-to-date record of project fixed assets
·         Ensuring that all Farm Africa assets are insured, and policies renewed as required

NB: These essential functions are not to be interpreted as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related duties as required. All work responsibilities are subject to having performance goals and/or targets established.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate for the Farm Africa job placement must hold a Degree in a relevant subject such as Accounting, Finance or Business Administration         
·         At least two years’ experience working in a busy finance and/or administration team 
·         Experience
·         Experience of processing financial transactions and maintaining financial records     
·         Experience of leading or supporting procurement processes      
·         Experience of maintaining a fixed asset register or stock register          
·         Experience of maintaining staff records    
·         Experience of office/facilities management          
·         Experience of managing casual staff such as cleaners or guards           
·         Experience of information management and using Microsoft Excel or Access to manage and store data           
·         Outstanding organisational skills, and the ability to manage a busy and varied workload       
·         Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate with people from a broad range of backgrounds.        
·         Flexible and ‘can do’ attitude          
·         Honesty and Integrity          
·         Good team player     

·         Knowledge of SUN system
·         Previous experience of setting up administrative systems or processes
·         Experience of organising travel within Uganda
·         Working for an INGO

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their updated CVs, salary histories, and a two-page supporting statement detailing how you meet the person specification to ugandarecruitment@farmafrica.org including ‘Finance & Administrative Assistant- L4L’ in the subject line.

Deadline:  26th May 2019 by 5:00pm

NB: Please DO NOT send additional documents such as certificates and references with your application. Successful candidates ONLY will be required to provide these documents during the referencing process. Interviews are expected to take place w/c 10th June 2019 at Farm Africa's country office in Moroto. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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