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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Finance Officer Job at Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa ( SIHA ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Finance Officer

Jobs at:
Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa ( SIHA )

Deadline of this Job:
12th June 2017 by 5:00pm

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
The Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa – SIHA Network – is a coalition of civil society organisations from Sudan, South Sudan, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Somaliland and Uganda. Founded in 1995, the organisation advocates for social change and gender equality in the Horn region and works specifically on protecting women’s human rights, promoting women’s access to justice, supporting economic empowerment and activating women’s political participation. SIHA’s secretariat/HQ is located in Kampala, Uganda and SIHA maintains field offices in Sudan and South Sudan.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
• The ideal candidate should preferably hold a college degree in Accounting is required
• A minimum of four years of direct experience in accounting and finance fields and /or proven eight to ten years of direct work experience in accounting and finance filed.
• Previous experience with NGO accounting and finance system is desirable
• Working knowledge of account payables, receivables, budgets, and expenditure control.
• Ability to perform financial analyses and to record financial data and budget items, regularly and accurately.
• Computer literacy i.e. experience with Quickbooks or a similar accounting system is a necessity.
• Professional commitment, strong work ethics and integrity and accountability are essential for this job.
• Ability to work with Banks and keep an up to date track record of account balances and to compare and examine financial records.
• Excellent communication skills is essential and the ability to work under pressure is equally important.
• Capable of undertaking financial analyses of expenses
• Strong organizational skills and documentation is crucial for this post
Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a current CV and cover letter via Email to: humanresourcesiha@gmail.com  and cc : mayada@sihanet.org  with the subject line indicated as “Application: SIHA Finance Officer.”