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Tuesday 20 August 2013

Finance Manager urgently needed in Uganda at Saferworld in Kampala

Job title: Finance Manager

Country: Uganda
City / Location: Kampala
Min. years of experience: 5 years
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree
• Lead in financial management, system development and line management of financial staff for the Kampala office
• Lead in developing capacity support and collaborative relationships with Saferworld staff and partners to ensure effective financial management across the board
• Lead in financial management, system development and line management of financial staff for the Kampala office and support the program teams
• Manage the finance component of the Finance & Admin Officer’s role: keeping records and performing financial procedures (receipts, payments, petty cash, payroll), including records of program activities
• Lead development and maintenance of strong control environment (bank reconciliations and other control accounts, performance management data, etc)

• Lead reporting to Saferworld colleagues, donors and London head office. Focus on continuous improvement and consistent accurate and high quality reporting
• Effectively organize and manage internal and external audits
• Produce statutory (legal) accounts and other legal returns
• A basic degree (Economics / Accounting / Finance or Business Administration) or compensating relevant work experience.
• A recognized accounting qualification (CIMA, ACCA, etc)
• At least 5 years’ experience in financial management/administration within an non-governmental organization (NGO)
• Experience of computerized accounting software (QuickBooks, Sage or other systems) and an aptitude for system improvements and developments
• Experience of managing EU, US Government and other bilateral donor finance and grants
• Experience of developing and improving financial systems in a way that is appropriate for the specific programs in place
• Experience of management reporting to colleagues, including overseas colleague and offices
• Management experience
Contact/How to apply:
Please send an application comprising a detailed CV and cover letter, citing the reference FM, to Marie Aziz at recruitment@saferworld.org.uk
Closing date: September 1, 2013 - 5pm