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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Senior Finance & Accounts Manager Job at Hunger Free World - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Senior Finance & Accounts Manager [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Social Services & Nonprofit ]

Jobs at: Hunger Free World

Deadline of this Job:
4th September 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, August 26, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
Reporting line Country Director
About the Organization
One out of eight persons in the world is suffering from “chronic malnutrition”, i.e., “hunger”, even though there is sufficient food in the world. Being able to access adequate food in order to sustain a healthy body and mind is the most fundamental human right. Hunger Free World (HFW), an international NGO working to build a world free of hunger, aims to make this “Right to Food” a reality for all.
In order to fulfill our vision and mission, Hunger Free World (HFW) seeks qualified candidates for the position of Senior Finance & Accounts Manager. The incumbent will be responsible for all matters of finance, accounts, and field support..

Position Responsibilities
• Responsible for all financial matters of the organization including preparation of financial records for internal and external audit.
• Ensure the posting of accounting transactions in the quick books accounting system.
• Prepare monthly trial balances, bank reconciliation and summary financial statements for signing by the Country Director.
• Regularly advise the Country Director on the financial and accounts guidelines as amended by Hunger Free World head office.
• Ensure strong accounting systems and internal controls are in place and adhered to by all staff.
• Review all advance requests, payment requests and accountabilities for completeness, proper coding, and adherence to budgets allocations and Hunger Free World policies
• Participate in and give technical support and guidance to the Program staff during the development, preparation and revision of budgets.
• Prepare payroll, ensuring National Social Security Fund (NSSF) and Pay As You Earn (PAYE) are correctly computed, deducted, and filed in time
• Support the preparation of quarterly cash requests from the Head office.
• Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports
• Monitor cash levels in country the office vis-à-vis spending plans and contractual commitments.
• Identify and meet capacity development needs of staff regarding accounts
• Organize and coordinate any field visit schedule for the accounts team.
• Communicate audit findings to appropriate staff and assess causes and remedies for audit finding and, in coordination with the Country Director, develop action plans to respond to findings.
• Ensure that all assets in the fixed assets register are rightly.
• Supervise and monitor Hunger Free Zones’ Cooperatives financial management and practices for proper accountability in collaboration with the HFZ Cooperatives Manager.

Education, Experience, and Qualifications
• A bachelor’s degree in Business Studies, BCom or related fields,
• Must have done CPA Or ACCA
• Knowledge and experience in using quick books is a must.
• Ability to construct, interpret, critique budgets and track expenditure,
• At least 8 years of experience and 3 years in NGO,
• Good oral & written communication skills

Job Education Requirements: Must have done CPA Or ACCA

Job Experience Requirements: At least 8 years of experience and 3 years in NGO

Job application procedure
Interested candidates should send their resume, cover letter, three (3) professional references, and salary history & requirements via email to by 4th September 2019
Please include “Senior Finance & Accounts Manager” in the subject line of your email

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