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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Finance Officers Job at Oxfam - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Finance Officers

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Deadline of this Job:
28th July, 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Arua, Yumbe and Lamwo, Uganda

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Job details:
Oxfam is a worldwide organisation that employs over 6,000 people in more than 90 countries. We work together with partners and local communities to overcome poverty and suffering. We strive for a world where resources and power are distributed more equally and where everyone’s rights to a livelihood, basic services, protection from violence, and a say in their future are upheld. A world in which everyone enjoys the same opportunities — regardless of gender, race, culture, or physical ability. in Uganda, our program is anchored on three broad themes deliberately focused on Women’s Rights: Governance and Accountability, Resilient Livelihoods and Humanitarian Preparedness and Response.
Currently, Oxfam is implementing a humanitarian response to address the humanitarian needs of South Sudanese refugees hosted in West Nile sub—region. Oxfam’s areas of intervention include WASH, Emergency Food Security and Vulnerable Livelihoods (EFSVL), Gender and Protection. Oxfam works with local partners as a strategy for building humanitarian preparedness and response capacity within the organisations.
Oxfam is seeking to recruit qualified persons to join our dynamic, innovative and committed humanitarian response team. Some of these positions are for immediate placement while others are tor potential projects pending confirmation of funding.
Finance Officers
To be based in Kampala, Arua, Yumbe and Lamwo, the Finance Officer shall be responsible for preparation of monthly proiect financial reports; managing the project funds at the sub~office including processing payments via petty cash and submission oi approved payment requests to the Finance and Operations Manager; undertake budget tracking, monitoring expenditure, expenditure forecasting and reporting timely; ensure donor and Govt compliance aspects are met in financial recording and reporting, consolidation of partner financial reports for use by the donor accountant in preparation of donor financial reports. Ensure that the Oxfam financial management and controls in relation to the project lire in place and being followed by the team; interface with HR and Logistics on various elements of financial systems and processes related to the project activities and, support partner finance teams in preparation of project related budgets and reworking of budgets in keeping with changes in project plans.
Job application procedure
If you think that you are our candidate, please apply on line by sending your CV and cover letter ONLY to the HRM at by 28th July, 2017. Indicate the position name in the email subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation.