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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Finance and Administration Officer Job at Right To Play ( RTP ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Finance and Administration Officer

Jobs at:
Right To Play ( RTP )

Deadline of this Job:
July 7, 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Right To Play ( RTP ) is a fast-growing International Non-profit Organization with headquarters in Toronto, Canada. RTP has 10 country programs in Africa with the Africa Regional Office in Kampala, Uganda. The Uganda Country Program is currently looking to hire:
Finance and Administration Officer
(Based in Kampala)
The Finance Officer reports directly to the Country Director (CD) and technically to the Africa Director, Finance and Business Administration.
Key Responsibilities;
  • Participates in the yearly financial planning in the country of operation; supports the program team in preparation of proposal and operational budgets and translation of the program activities into figures.
  • Ensures that all staff are aware of the financial accountabilities; communicates financial expectations and provides constructive feedback on forecasts and expenditures.
  • Timely review of the field office monthly financial reports and subsequent feedback to ensure timely submission to Africa Finance Office.
  • Prepares payroll and monitors salary advance reimbursements; stays abreast on the latest development in tax and other related laws in the country.
  • Monitors financial reports and project cost reports/invoices against budget and contract requirements.
  • Performs year-end financial statements, arranges and ensures their compliance with RTP and donor requirements.
  • Oversees the Logistics functions to ensure compliance with RTP financial management and procurement procedures.
Minimum Requirements (Must have)
  • Bachelor‘s degree in business administration, finance, accounting, or any related discipline.
  • 4 years‘ experience in a similar role working in an accounting, grants and developing budgets
  • Attention to detail and ability to plan and implement work plan with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work with large data with attention to details, work efficiently under tight. deadlines /pressure
  • Ability to work as part of a team with culturally diverse professional staff
  • Excellent MS Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Familiarity with accounting software and; proven ability in using financial management software
Desired Qualifications (An Asset) .
  • Knowledge of ACCPAC accounting software
  • CPA, ACCA or CDA or other related designations
  • Superior bookkeeping skills
  • Previous experience working in NGO and managing direct reports
Job application procedure
if you meet the minimum requirements above, please send your updated resume and cover letter to:  and kindly include “Position” and your name in the subject line. Please indicate your salary expectations in the cover letter. The deadline for applications is July 7, 2017
While we thank all applicants for their interest only those selected for interviews will be contacted.