Branch Manager Jobs - EarthEnable Uganda (Banking Background)

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Finance and Administration Officer Jobs - International Women's Coffee Alliance (IWCA)

Job Title:         Finance and Administration Officer
Organization: International Women's Coffee Alliance (IWCA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director

About US:
The International Women’s Coffee Alliance (IWCA) Uganda Chapter is part of a global network of self-organized, self-governing women aimed at advocating for the reduction of barriers for women in coffee producing countries by providing access to resources while creating a forum through which women connect with others throughout the coffee value chain. IWCA Uganda Chapter started in 2010, with the goal developing a strong and visible network of women in the coffee industry who can share their experiences, resources and contacts with others throughout IWCA chapters in producing and consuming countries.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Budgeting and Budget monitoring
  • Provide support in preparation of budgets and work plans for IWCA Uganda Chapter.
  • Regularly monitor budget and cash-flow management by ensuring expenditures are within the budget limits, identify and provide variances explanations for Management or Board decision making.
Financial Reporting
  • Prepare general ledger account analysis and reconciliations
  • Prepare and maintain books of accounts
  • Prepare financial statements and reports accurately and within set time frames
Banking and Bank reconciliation
  • Coordinate the Chapter's banking transactions.
  • Manage the bank account and ensure timely and accurate bank reconciliations.
Petty cash management
  • Prepare petty cash vouchers and reconciliations.
  • Adequately manage petty cash and account for it.
Audits and Financial records
  • Prepare reports, schedules and other documents required for both internal and external audits. Prepare and file supporting documents for all accounting transactions.
Procurement and Asset Management
  • Offer technical support in the procurement of goods and services for the Chapter including sourcing of quotations, evaluation of quotations, preparing Local Purchase Orders and Goods Received Notes.
  • Maintain the Chapter's asset register.
Logistical Support
  • Plan and provide logistical support for the IWCA Uganda Chapter Office and other fora such as meetings, workshops and training events.
  • Facilitate processing of travel documentation or transport logistics for Staff and Stakeholders as and when necessary.
  • Support preparations for meeting and take minutes when necessary.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, or Commerce, or Accounting, or related field
  • A minimum of three (3) years of working experience in a finance and accounting role.
  • Good team player.
  • Work independently as well as collaborates with others.
  • Analytical. Ability to quickly assess and analyse problems and develop solutions.
  • Organized. Ability to work under pressure and within deadlines. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft office.
  • Knowledgeable in accounting principles and methods.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications with cover letters and updated CVs with at least three (3) suitable referees with their telephone contacts, by email only to;  Please indicate the role you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

Deadline: 26th March 2019.

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Accountant Job Careers - Kalam Global Consultancy Ltd

Job Title:           Accountant
Organisation: Kalam Global Consultancy Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Kalam Global Consultancy Ltd has been established on diversified activities to solve day-to-day challenges faced by organizations and institutions in its development.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The Accountant must hold a Degree in Commerce, Business Administration and Accounting Science.
·         Additional training in CPA.
·         At least three years of experience as an accountant in a reputable organization or company.
·         Knowledge and skills of all the accounting procedures and packages

How to Apply:
All interested applicants should hand deliver copies of their motivational letters, curriculum Vita and valid academic documents to Kalam Global Consultancy Ltd, Kirabo Complex Room 213, Bukoto-Kisaasi Road or email to:

Deadline: 15th March 2019

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Project Accountant - ELNHA NGO Careers - Oxfam

Organisation: Oxfam
Project Name: Empowering Local and National Humanitarian Actors (ELNHA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager – ELNHA

About Oxfam:
Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 affiliates networked together in more than 90 countries committed to ridding the world of poverty and injustice. To achieve this, we support local projects in developing countries, we lobby governments and companies to take into account the interests of the poorest people and we campaign to involve citizens in our work. We implement our programs by working with local NGO partners and civil society organizations and engaging with private sector and governments. Oxfam employs over 6,000 people worldwide in more than 90 countries. In Uganda, our program is anchored on three broad themes deliberately focused on Women’s Rights: Resilient Livelihoods, Governance and Accountability and Humanitarian Preparedness and Response.

About ELNHA Project:
Oxfam in Uganda is under taking a project named: ‘Empowering Local and National Humanitarian Actors’ (ELNHA) to be implemented over three years in collaboration with relevant district structures ard national actors in sub-regions of Karamoja (Kotido, Kaabong), Acholi (Lamwo, Agago), and West Nile (Koboko and Zombo) commencing January 2016. These districts face challenges from climate change induced prolonged droughts and food insecurity as well as refugee influx as a result of the conflicts in the neighbouring States South Sudan, CAR and DRC).

Job Summary:  The Project Accountant - ELNHA will provide proactive, efficient and effective management support for the ELNMHA Project.  The project aims to promote a more equal sharing of power and resources in the humanitarian sector between international humanitarian and local and national actors to appropriately and sustainably support effective preparedness and response to particular needs of women, men, children and other socially excluded, marginalized and vulnerable groups in crisis situations. It aims at enhanced Management and Coordination of the local and national actors empowerment initiative. The incumbent will be responsible for overall quality of financial management of ELNHA Project; Partners Financial Capacity enhancement; financial reporting, including of partners. The job entails building and maintaining effective financial systems and accounting framework that facilitates delivery of project results.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support partners in the financial management of the HRGF and Humanitarian Action Fund;
  • Ensure Quality and timely financial reporting for both Oxfam and partners;
  • Preparation of monthly project financial reports for submission to head office
  • Identify training needs of Partners’ and LHAs finance staff and provide required Capacity building  to enable effective management of emergency response finances
  • Ensure effective support to project team to meet overall objectives of project
  • Interface with HR and Logistics on various elements of financial systems and processes related to the project activities.
  • Assisting the partner finance staff in preparation of project related budgets and reworking of budgets in keeping with changes in project plans.
  • Influence project team to adopt procedures.
  • To propose and implement agreed improvements & systems enhancements for financial and administrative systems and procedures to ensure maximum efficiency
  • Maintain coordination with colleagues in delivering project activities
  • Managing the project funds including processing payments and submission of approved payment requests to the FoM
  • Budget tracking, monitoring expenditure, expenditure forecasting and reporting timely
  • Ensure donor  and Govt compliance aspects are met in financial recording and reporting
  • Play key role in project financial reviews and audits
  • Verifications of the partner expenses in the light of donor requirements and reporting.
  • Consolidation of partner financial reports  for use by the Grants and Contracts in preparation of donor financial reports.
  • To ensure that Oxfam financial management and controls in relation to the project are in place and being followed by the team.
  • Be eager to and require others to adhere to Oxfam’s principles and values (click here) as well as the promotion of gender justice and women's rights (click here).
  • Understanding of and commitment to adhere to equity, diversity, gender, child safety and staff health and wellbeing principles.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Oxfam Project Accountant - ELNHA job should preferably hold relevant academic qualifications in Accounting, financial management, commerce, economics or related field (A degree in Finance, Business Administration or Commerce) and professional certification in accounting an added advantage.
  • At least five years of experience of providing a whole range of financial management services to an organisation, with at least 2 years in an International NGO.
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Proven knowledge of computerised systems and demonstrable experience of working with computerised accounting packages and spreadsheets
  • Significant knowledge and experience of all core financial management activities, including accounts payable, cash management, budget development, statutory requirements (particularly related to Ugandan standards) and standard accounts
  • Proficiency in numeracy skills and good computer skills (Excel especially, Word)
  • Ability to prioritise work issues to meet deadlines with minimal supervision and adjust to constantly changing situations while maintaining focus on delivery and follow-through
  • Good analytical and conceptual thinking skills with a proven proactive approach to identifying and resolving problems and suggesting improvements that continuously seek to provide a better service to Oxfam.
  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English
  • A high level of self-awareness, personal energy, stamina and flexibility.  Ability to work creatively, effectively and under own initiative
  • Pays attention to detail
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to cultural differences and gender issues, as well as the commitment to equal opportunities.
  • Ability to demonstrate an openness and willingness to learn about the application of gender/gender mainstreaming, women’s rights, and diversity for all aspects of development work.
  • Commitment to Oxfam’s safeguarding policies to ensure all people who come into contact with Oxfam are as safe as possible.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications in writing, including a cover letter and curriculum vitae (Not exceeding 2MB) to the HR and Admin Coordinator at

Deadline: 22nd March 2019

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Fresher Internal Auditor - Risk Jobs - Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)

Organization: Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

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 Internal Auditor – Risk will carry out regular  checks  and  detailed  reviews  of  business  processes  of  Pride  and  evaluate  and  provide  reasonable  feedback  to  ensure  that  risk  management,  control  and  governance  systems  are  functioning  as  intended  and  help  the  organisation  accomplish  its  objectives  and  goals. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Steer the Risk Assessment  programmes  of  the  Internal  Audit  function.   
  • Lead  the  development  and  maintenance  of  a  comprehensive  Risk  Assessment  in  collaboration  with  the  Risk  &  Compliance  Department.
  • Liaise  with  the  compliance,  IT  and  special  audits  staff  to  develop  comprehensive  risk  based  Annual  Internal  Audit  plans.   
  • Coordinate  the  implementation  of  the  Annual  Audit  Plan  and  ensure  appropriate  resource  requirements  are  provided  for  adequate  coverage  of  the  audit  activities. 
  • Conduct  audits  aimed  at  ensuring  that  risks  are  appropriately  dealt  with. 
  • Identify  risk-focused  training  needs  and  requirements,  and  support  related  trainings. 
  • Develop  and  maintain  risk  focused  Internal  Audit  policies  and  procedures. 
  • Recommend  and  co-ordinate  outside  audit  activities  requiring  specialized  expertise  needed  for  risk  mitigation. 
  • Support  Risk  Management  projects  in  the  organization. 
  • Evaluate  the  periodic  risk  assessments  and  effectiveness  of  risk  management,  control  and  governance  processes  as  well  as  reliability  of  financial  information. 
  • Recommend  risk  mitigation  measures. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the Pride Internal Auditor – Risk job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s  degree  in  Commerce,  Business  Administration  or  Business  related  subjects  from  a  reputable  University 
  • Additional  professional  qualifications  such  as  ACCA,  CPA  (Level  II),  CIA    and  CISA  will  be  an  added  advantage.   
  • Should possess  2  principal  passes  at  A’  level
  • Should  possess  credits  and  or  a  pass  in  Mathematics  and  English  at  O’ level.
  • One year of experience. 
  • Should  have  detailed  knowledge  of  systems,  products,  and  the  environment  of  Financial  Institutions  especially  Microfinance. 
  • Should  possess  prior  experience  of  at  least  one  year  in  Internal  or  external  Audit,  Risk  Management  or  Consultancy,  preferably  in  a  related  field. 
  • Should  be  analytical,  conceptual,  with  great  attention  to  detail. 
  • Possession  of  IT  skills  and  knowledge  in    the  commonly  used  Office  packages,  Accounting  packages  and  Audit  software  will  be  an  added  advantage. 
  • Should  be  a  person  of  integrity  and  honesty  with  a  clean  track  record. 
  • Should  be  analytical,  conceptual,  organized,  with  great  attention  to  detail. 
  • Age: Below 35  years.

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: 13th March 2019

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Consortium Senior Finance Officer Non-profit Jobs - War Child Holland (WCH)

Job Title:             Consortium Senior Finance Officer
Organisation: War Child Holland (WCH)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Salary: UGX 2,793,611 – UGX 4,335,206
Reports to: Consortium Manager

About US:
War Child Holland (WCH) is an International non-profit organization that has been working in Uganda since 2004, mainly in the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) affected areas. As the situation in Uganda has stabilized, WCH has closed its programs related to the LRA conflict and started a refugee response program in early 2016 in the West Nile region, offering psychosocial support to children, young people and families in the refugee and host communities. In addition to psychosocial support, the country office is in the process of establishing education projects with partners.

About SPOT Programme:
War Child Holland has recently been selected as Consortium Lead for a 1-year programme named “Strengthening Psychosocial support service for Transformation among the Congolese refugees in Uganda SPOT” a collaborative, consolidated and integrated approach among three leading MHPSS humanitarian actors - War Child Holland (WCH), Humanity and Inclusion (HI) and Transcultural Psychosocial Organization (TPO) - to bring effectiveness, and harmonization in MHPSS interventions in the refugee response in Uganda. It aims at improving the resilience and well-being of Congolese refugees and vulnerable host populations in South-western Uganda through enhancing their access to quality, holistic, gender-sensitive and inclusive MHPSS services that support positive coping-mechanisms and foster recovery from traumatic experiences, including separation from or loss of family members, abrupt displacement, physical and sexual violence.

Job Summary:  The Consortium Senior Finance Officer is responsible for reviewing and compiling financial reports from the various consortium members. S/He will also be responsible for coordinating audits and consolidating requests for funds from all SPOT partners. Specific to finance and grant compliance, s/he will ensure consistent application of relevant finance and operations policies and procedures to ensure effective programme implementation as well as compliance with relevant donor regulations. Under the Line Management of the Consortium Manager and the technical responsibility of the Finance Manager Coordinator and Regional Finance Advisor - Africa, the SPOT Consortium Finance Officer will work closely with the SPOT Consortium Manager, the SPOT Project Managers, Finance and Administrative staff of other consortium members, including HR, Logistics and IT functions, other Programme Managers and all Country Management Team (CMT) members.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Financial System
  • Ensure that agreed financial policies and procedures are developed and implemented across the consortium to: protect the assets and financial interests of the War Child Holland and the consortium members; ensure accountability to the donor(s); promote compliance with donor requirements; and to meet legal requirements.
  • Ensure that partner funding agreement related processes and procedures are standardised and consistently implemented throughout the programme, including pre-award compliance checks, agreements, disbursements, reporting, timelines and partner capacity-building
  • Ensure adequate controls over cash & bank management are constantly monitored & updated to minimize the risk of fraud or misappropriation.
  • Closely monitor all financial activities, and keep the project MT advised of all situations which have the potential for a negative impact on internal controls or financial management performance
Financial Control
  • Ensure that donor compliance is adhered to within the Consortium Coordination Unit and in all consortium member agencies; that all financial records and accounts are compiled in time, accurately and in line with international accounting standards and donor regulations
  • Review and monitor budgets of consortium members to support financial stability, on-going programme viability, efficient cost structures and value for money that meet the requirements of donors.
  • Help the consortium members’ finance teams to review existing systems on an on-going basis to maintain an adequate level of internal controls, in compliance with WCH’s policies and procedures
  • Ensure that the consortium financial operations comply with legal & statutory requirements e.g. audit & financial reporting to all relevant national authorities.
  • Lead the preparation and revision of consortium budget and donor budgets including budget template preparation and complete the responses on budget feedback.
  • Manage internal and external audits that are carried out as per WCH and donor requirements in relation to SPOT; support the consortium members’ finance teams to prepare management responses; ensure all agreed remedial actions are undertaken in a timely manner
  • Carry out regular and random checks for compliance with partners reporting to the head of the partner organisation, Consortium coordinator and the Senior Finance Coordinator.
Financial Reporting
  • Manage timely & accurate preparation of data for monthly management accounts, budget-holders, and Country Management to ensure that they can monitor the budget utilization and take appropriate action on any significant variances
  • Review financial reports and transactions provided by the partner on a timely basis, and provide feedback to partners (as required) and keep CM and FC, RFA informed
  • Review and completion of the financial reporting check list pack including consortium commentary and CM/RFA/CD approval and dealing with feedback. Support the timely & accurate preparation of donor reports for external donors / agencies.
  • Provide financial analysis where necessary especially on maximizing available funds and advice to CM.
Staff Management & Capacity Building
  • Train and develop the capacity of the partners’ finance team to ensure that a good standard of financial management is maintained
  • Under take financial training of budget-holders, to assist them in enforcing financial controls & making decisions based on financial reports.
  • Other financial duties and general systems support
  • Support training of staff in procurement, budget management and systems policies and procedures as appropriate
  • Preparation of monthly cash flow and ensuring adequate monetary levels in partners.
  • Adhere to the standards of conduct outlined in Code of Conduct (CoC) with Associated Policies; the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking Policy.
  • Support and promote the standards outlined in the WCH and donor Code of Conduct and related policies to the team.
  • Undertake other related duties as may reasonably be assigned by the CM, SFC, RFA and Country Director.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the War Child Holland (WCH) Consortium Senior Finance Officer job must hold be a qualified Accountant (CA/CMA/ACCA/CPA degree) or Master’s degree in finance
  • At least three to five years’ experience in a similar position, ideally in a lead agency consortium
  • Experience of working on projects funded by major international donors, particularly EU.
  • Experience in developing staff technical and management capacities
  • Experience in managing finance/compliance for complex grants in sensitive settings.
  • Fluent in English
  • Familiarity with broader systems development including procurement, logistics, HR and IT.
  • Experience of working/living in insecure and sensitive environments
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to build productive working relationships within a multicultural and multidisciplinary team
  • Positive attitude of "can-do", solution-oriented.
  • Ability to cope with stress, to work under pressure in often strict deadlines.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and in team
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Experience of a flexible approach to managing and prioritising a high workload and multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.
  • Experience of proactively identifying and addressing issues
  • Ability to work with a high degree of professionalism.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are invited to apply by uploading an English CV consisting of maximum two pages, and answer our questionnaire (please note that a cover letter is not requested) through the following hyperlink:

Deadline: 17th March 2019

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