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Friday, 4 October 2013

Finance Manager jobs opportunity in Uganda at QED Group, LLC

Job Title: Finance Manager

Organization: QED Group, LLC
Project: USAID/Uganda Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Project
City Kampala,
Country Uganda

About Project:
This project is the organizational program support vehicle through which USAID/Uganda will pursue realizing its development objectives within the complicated and shifting Ugandan development context. The purpose of the Learning Contract is to provide monitoring, evaluation and learning support services and build capacity of USAID/Uganda to implement USAID’s Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting methodology to strengthen the implementation of USAID/Uganda’s Country Development Cooperation Strategy and enhance USAID’s organizational effectiveness.

Job Summary: The Finance Manager will support the Chief of Party (COP) in overseeing all financial management aspects of the project in compliance with USAID and QED regulations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Supervises the day-to-day financial management and accounting of the Learning Contract at the field level;
Maintains and manages field office accounts, in coordination with QED headquarters (HQ);
Prepares and tracks project budgets and budget projections;
Reviews vouchers and payment requests, including proper back-up documentation to ensure compliance with QED policies and procedures and USAID rules and regulations;
Manages procurement of project supplies, services, and other items in accordance with USAID rules and regulations; ensures that project assets are properly labeled, inventoried, maintained and disposed of as necessary.
Ensures timely payments to staff, consultants, and vendors;
Calculates and issues payroll; calculates and submits payroll taxes to the proper Ugandan authorities;
Maintains complete, accurate and timely financial records in compliance with USAID and QED policies and procedures; prepares and submits monthly financial reports as directed by QED headquarters in timely manner
Maintains and oversees internal controls with direction from Director of Finance in HQ;
Prepares estimates of monthly cash requirements and submits to QED project coordinator;
Ensures that funds are efficiently transferred from headquarters to field office and funding is available to support timely payment of all project and operations costs;
Manages project bank accounts, reconciles monthly accounts and bank statements; submits receipts and invoices to QED;
Coordinates with QED’s local legal and accounting advisors; serves as liaison between local external auditing authorities and QED headquarters;
Treasury management, including daily supervision of cash position and accounts and petty cash;
Management of field office financial filing system (both paper and electronic), in coordination with QED.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant should be a Ugandan citizen;
At least eight (8) years of financial management experience;
Prior experience working on USAID & US Government-funded programs in finance and administration;
Bachelor’s Degree, in Accounting, Finance or related discipline; Advanced degree preferred;
Excellent knowledge of Ugandan accounting and tax requirements and USAID rules and regulations regarding accounting, finance, procurement, and human resources management;
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills;
Good computer skills including excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel;
Effective communication skills, including excellent English language skills;
Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with supervisor, headquarters, co-workers, and other project staff;
Professional integrity and discretion in the handling of confidential information and data.

How to Apply:
All candidates should follow the instructions and please click the “Apply Now” link and follow the application instructions below.
Send your current resume and cover letter.
Complete and submit the attached 1420 biodata sheet and Instruction Set and
Complete and submit the attached Voluntary Self-ID Form.
Applications submitted by other means will not be considered. Please note only finalists will be contacted. Accessibility Notice: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: Recruitment@QEDGroupLLC.com.
Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by case
Deadline: 29th October, 2013