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Finance Officer

Focus Africa

This is a Full-time position in Kampala posted November 20, 2020.

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Job Title Finance Officer ]
Organization Focus Africa
Duty Station Kampala, Uganda
About US
Focus Africa is a leading non-governmental organization NGO committed to
addressing African development and policy issues by working in partnership
with African people to build sustainable, healthy and productive communities.
Job Summary The Finance Officer will handle general accounting and
finance operations as required of a very busy multi-donor funded NGO.
Assignments will include budgeting for financial resources, report on the
utilization of financial resources through variance analysis, and ensure
financial resources are utilized within the stipulated policies, and
contractual agreements.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Financial, Management Accounting and Control
Being one of the main data entry persons into the accounting system to
produce periodic and end of year Income and expenditure, financial position,
cash flows, fully reconciled bank reconciliations etc.
Produces monthly, quarterly year-end actual v budget variance analysis
and other management information that may be required from time to time.
Drafts multi-year organisational and specific programme activity budgets.
Monitors technical implementation of grants to ensure timely progress and
according to submitted technical reports, proposed strategy, and work plans.
Supports the Finance HR and Admin. department in ensuring full compliance
with policies & procedures, particularly around cash, advances, banking, and
Supports in safeguarding of the assets of the organisation, including the
maintenance of the Fixed Asset register.
As may be assigned, supports finance and admin. department in its function
as procurement focal centre, to drive the implementation of procurement
policies and plans, aimed at cost effective acquisition of high-quality
materials, goods, consultancies, and non-consultancy services.
Preparing cash forecasts to identify monthly funding requirements to
optimise resources and deliver value for money.
Contributing on operational and strategic issues as a member of the Finance
and Admin. Team.
Ensures compliance with all financial reporting and forecasting
requirements of specific donors projects and the institution, and ensuring the
smooth flow of funds from funding sources;
Ensures expenditure are incurred and reported in line with contractual
Ensures project financial reports are compiled, aligned with narrative
reports and submitted in a timely manner to keep all stake holders informed.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following:
accounting, finance, business-related field, economics or related discipline.
One year of experience in accounting and finance preferably in an
international or a regional not for profit organization/ NGO.
Remuneration will be in line with the set procedures of the organizations
which consider the experience and qualifications of the candidate.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their application
letter accompanied by resume with names and addresses of 3 professional
referees including telephone and e-mail Applications are by e-mails only,
sent to:
Please indicate the reference on the subject line as Finance Officer Ref:
Deadline: 29th November 2020
Please note: Only complete applications will be reviewed, and only candidates
who have been selected for interview will be contacted.
The position is open to African citizens who are legible to work in Uganda,
young women & women living with disability are also encouraged to apply.

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