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Monday, April 9, 2018

Finance Officer Job at National Association of Social Workers of Uganda (NASWU) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Finance Officer

Jobs at:
National Association of Social Workers of Uganda (NASWU)

Deadline of this Job:
20th April 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

The National Association of Social Workers of Uganda (NASWU) is a professional 5 body for Social Workers in Uganda. The Association aims at bringing together all Social Workers in Uganda to contribute to a better professional practice, favorable conditions of work for Social Workers and equitable national development and 5 transformations. The overall aim of NASWU is to promote and facilitate Social Welfare and Social Development in Uganda 5

Under the Coordinating Comprehensive Care for Children (4 Children) a live-year, USAID-funded project implemented by a consortium of organizations led by CRS. NASWU supports systems and structures at country and regional levels to implement evidence-based interventions that protect against risk interrupt cycles of vulnerability and build pathways to resilience leading to an AIDS Free Generation.

Under this project, NASWU seeks the services of competent and self-driven personnel to fill the following position:
POSITION: Finance Officer
DEPARTMENT: Finance and Administration
REPORTS TO: National Coordinator
DATE: April 2018
Job Summary
The purpose of this position is to contribute to improving the efficiency and efficacy of the association and ensure that financial controls are in place, financial transactions are pro earl Authorized recorded have adequate supporting documentation, filled, maintained and can be easily extracted

Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the direct supervision of the National Co-ordinator, the Finance Officer with
  • Design reporting formats for financial reports
  • Train finance staff on the accounting software and preparation of financial reports.
  • Design effective training programs on financial management for Secretariat
  • Ensure that all financial statements and reports are prepared and submitted to partners in a timely manner.
  • Review and improve the accounting operations to meet new donors and institutional requirements.
  • Prepares and submits timely and reliable financial reports to the National Coordinator for approval
  • Check and ensure that all procurement processes and expenditures are in accordance with NASWU policies. 
  • Ensure that NASWU Financial rules and guidelines are followed
  • Coordinate annual external audit, preparation of required documentation and support the implementation of the resulting plan of action and audit corrective measures
Job Requirements and Qualifications
  • A bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years relevant continuous work experience in finance and administrative
  • Experience with donor funded projects will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated experience in procurement and preparation of financial reports and budget variance analysis.
  • Work experience with MS office applications is a must.
  • Professional qualification in ACCA or CPA is an added advantage
  • Practical computer skills and experience with accounting software
  • Demonstrate valuable experience in financial management in a membership organization
Job application procedure
Interested applicants with the required qualifications, knowledge, skills, attributes and abilities should send their applications and CV (Detailing responsibilities carried out in previous positions) and 3 referees to:
National Co-ordinator
National Association of Social Workers of Uganda
Through the following email:  indicates clearly on the application subject line the position applied for.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Details about the above vacancies can be got on NASWU website: 
Deadline for applications: 20th April 2018