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Finance and Administration officer for the Uganda office
The Diakonia Uganda office now seeks a finance and administration officer with placement in Kampala.
Description of the job
The job is responsible for providing effective leadership in financial management and administration, auditing services in accordance with procurement policy and procedures, as well as grant management and human resources services in respect of the country programme. The finance and administration officer reports to the country manager.
Duties and responsibilities
Below, we have listed the main duties and repsonsibilities of the position. A detailed list of the duties and responsibilities can be found in the document in the upper right corner of this page.
Budgeting and forecasting
Financial management and reporting
Financial advisory services
Human resources management
Management support and input
The applicant of this job must reach the following requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in business related field (Commerce, Accounting, Finance, Arts) or other relevant field.
Full accounting professional qualification - Chartered/Certified Accountant (CPA, ACCA) or other comparable/equivalent qualification.
A minimum of three years’ experience in a busy international, multicultural Non-Government Organization and handling donor funds.
The following competencies is sought after in relation to the position as finance and administration officer:
Sufficient knowledge of accounting and book keeping and high financial analytical skills
Working knowledge of computerized accounting and other computer application packages especially Pastel
High integrity to be able to handle cash and cash related transactions
Good interpersonal skills to be able to relate to people of diverse backgrounds
Attention to detail to be able to scrutinize financial and other information documents before decision making
Planning and organizing ability to be able to accomplish tasks, file and retrieve information
Effective communication both oral and written English
Ability to produce and analyse reports
Strong report writing skills in the English Language
Last application date 23rd of December
Applications and an up to date CV should be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than the 23rd December, 2015. We regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please use the job application form at the bottom of this page. Send in the application form together with your CV.