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Finance Officer

World University Service of Canada

This is a Full-time position in Moyo posted January 26, 2022.

World University Service of Canada Jobs in Moyo Finance Officer Carreer opportunities in Moyo vacancies in World University Service of Canada at Moyo

# Job Description

Position Location: Moyo, Uganda, with occasional travel to Kampala
Reports to: Deputy Program Manager, WUSC Uganda
Contract term: One year, with potential for renewal
Likely start date: End of February 2022
Application deadline: February 3rd, 2022

World University Service of Canada WUSC is a Canadian non-profit
organization with a mission to enhance education, economic opportunities, and
empowerment for youth. We work with a diverse network of students, volunteers,
institutions, governments, and businesses. Together, we foster youth-centered
solutions to overcome inequality and exclusion. WUSC is working in partnership
with the Aga Khan Foundation of Canada AKFC with funding from Global Affairs
Canada GAC to implement the Adolescent Girls’ Education in Crisis Initiative
AGENCI. This four-year project will focus on enhancing the empowerment of
vulnerable refugee and host community girls in northern Uganda through life
skills, mentorship programs, support to reduce financial barriers, and
community engagement. WUSC will work closely with AKFC teams in Uganda to
jointly implement this initiative.

Role and responsibilities
Reporting to the Deputy Program Manager, and working closely with the Canada-
based Senior Financial Analyst to ensure alignment with WUSC financial
policies and procedures, the Finance Officer is responsible for providing
support to financial and administrative operations of the project, including
monitoring transactions, preparing receipts, managing cash, financial
reporting and consolidation, and support to administration such as flight and
venue bookings and payment of vendors. The Finance Officer will ensure that
all financial transactions and processes adhere to the financial policies and
procedures of the organization, as well as compliance with donor regulations.
Specifically, the Finance Officer is responsible for the following:
• Supporting the project team in developing program budgets including annual
budget planning and collaborate with the Deputy Program Manager to ensure
that project activities are within the budget allocations;
• Ensuring compliance with organizational decisions, policies and procedures
within the team;
• Maintaining the bank file and ensuring that all bank accounts information is
properly filed and kept up to-date;
• Preparing monthly advance requests to ensure smooth cash flow and monitor
the monthly clearance of partner and staff advances;
• Ensuring the monthly closure of financial records are approved by the Deputy
Program Manager and sent to WUSC Ottawa, as per the WUSC Finance Manual, and
conduct month-end balance sheet account reconciliations;
• Review and revise as needed payment requests and expense reports travel
expense reports and operational expense reports for accuracy and completeness
per policies and procedures, ensuring expense reports are fully approved
before payments are made;
• Prepare monthly payroll advance documentation;
• Verify that adequate original and external support documents for
expenditures, banking transactions, travel claims, procurement,
consultant/staff contracts and payroll including tax returns and report to
government officials are kept;
• Assist in responding to audit inquiries;
• Supporting WUSC Uganda staff to book venues and transportation, and
facilitate other logistical tasks as required; and
• Perform any other duties, as assigned.

• Advanced degree in a relevant discipline such as business, finance,
accounting, logistics, or management;
• Professional certification or designation in finance or accounting;
• Demonstrated 5 years or more of experience in a finance position in Uganda
for international development stakeholders or projects;
• Strong pro-active communications skills;
• Demonstrated experience in managing financial data i.e. budget allocations,
• Demonstrated experience in maintaining financial records and using financial
• Expertise in managing accounting and billing systems and reporting on
project costs; and
• Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication skills in English,
Kiswahili, and ideally at least one other language commonly spoken in Uganda.

About us
WUSC offers a dynamic work environment with a diverse intercultural workforce.
We offer employees exciting opportunities to apply their skills and gain
experience all while making a difference for youth around the world. We
believe youth have the potential to provide for their families, build strong
communities, and create positive social change for future generations.
Employees at WUSC work hard to create lasting change in education, employment
and empowerment.
WUSC is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage applications
from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for
candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Only those
candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls
If you wish to apply for this position, please send us your resume by filling
out this application form before February 3rd, 2022

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**Closing Date** : 3rd Feb. 2022

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