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Monday, January 1, 2018

Finance Manager Job at Finn Church Aid ( FCA ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Finance Manager

Jobs at:
Finn Church Aid (FCA)

Deadline of this Job:

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Finn Church Aid is Finland’s biggest development co-operation organisation and the second biggest organisation in Finland working in humanitarian aid. Finn Church Aid is a member of the ACT Alliance (ACT), an alliance of faith-based development and humanitarian aid organisations forming one of the world’s largest aid organisations. Finn Church Aid is committed to continue working until people in need of assistance can make their own living and fulfil their basic needs. Finn Church Aid also campaigns for dignity and justice.
Job Summary: The Finance Manager is responsible for the financial management of the country programme, ensuring compliance with relevant laws, donor and internal policies and procedures.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  •   Implement and develop FCA’s financial and administrative policies and procedures
  • Provide financial oversight of the country programme
  • Ensure effective management accounting and donor reporting processes are in place for the country programme
  • Ensure accurate and timely completion of all financial accounting routines and reports
  •  Implement, manage and develop internal controls
  • Maintain overall budget development, control and Monitoring
  • Manage and supervise the finance, administration and Logistics teams
  • Build the capacity of the financial and administrative staff and partners
  • Take part in procurement of goods/services and ensure adherence to FCA procedures for procurement of goods and supplies needed and accounting for said transactions
  •  Ensure FCA complies with local Ensure FCA complies with local labour laws and employer requirements
  • Ensure FCA Complies with National Tax and NGO reporting Obligations
  • Ensure that local staff policies are sufficiently documented, developed and implemented
  • Provide Business Modelling and risk assessment advice for country programme development projects
  •  Facilitate and co-ordinate external, internal, donor or government audits
  • Prepare accurate forecasts of cash requirements and take part in the preparation of funding requests
  • Prepare official/ad hoc reports as required by the management or other staff, HQ, donor or other stakeholders
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Finn Church Aid (FCA) Finance Manager job placement should hold an advanced degree in Finance or Accounting, and/or relevant accounting certification
  • Five years of related professional experience with an international organization in a similar context
  •  Prior experience overseeing self-implemented financial operations for a field-based programme in a multicultural environment.
  • Extensive grant management and compliance experience with large institutional donors
  •  Extensive experience in procurement
  •  Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to work both independently and collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation
  •  Advanced Knowledge in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and PowerPoint); accounting software.
  •  Familiar or previous experience with accounting systems (preferably QuickBooks)
  • Proficiency in written and oral English
Job application procedure
All candidates who wish to join the Finn Church Aid (FCA) should express their interest by applying online.
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