Great Uganda Jobs All Uganda Jobline Jobs in Uganda

To post a job, login or create an account |  Post a Job

Finance officer Projects


This is a Full-time position in Yumbe posted November 2, 2022.

Edukans Jobs in Yumbe Finance officer Projects Carreer opportunities in Yumbe vacancies in Edukans at Yumbe All Jobs in Yumbe November 2022

# Job Description

Project summary:
The Skills development for enhanced employability of youth, women and girls of
the refugee and host communities in northern Uganda project code named Yumbe
Gamechangers focuses on transiting the youth from skills to employability in
Yumbe district, in the Bidi Bidi refugee settlement. The ultimate goal of this
project is to enhance the employment opportunities and livelihoods of 400
refugee and host community youth and women in Yumbe through actionable labour-
market-relevant, technical and transferable life skills development, and
entrepreneurship support.

The Finance Officer –
Projects will be responsible for ensuring effective and smooth functioning of
project activities as prescribed in the goals and objectives of the Yumbe
Gamechangers project. The candidate is expected to exercise full compliance
with Edukans programs, financial, procurement and administrative rules,
regulations, policies and strategies, as well as observance of the effective
internal control systems. The candidate will assist both the administrative
and technical components of the project.

A. Key Duties and Responsibilities
1\. Project budgets
Develops project budgets in coordination with program managers for
presentations to donors. Makes sure that cost recovery is guaranteed and the
correct tools, data and forms are being used. Supports the cash planning
process with the Finance Manager.

2\. Financial project data and reporting
• Keeps the implementation of projects in focus and assesses the financial
management reports and results. Shares this information with program managers
and Finance Manager in time and appropriately when financial management does
not go according to plan. Provides timely updates to management to allow for
proper communication with donors.

3\. Financial quality of partners
• Guides and advises partners in such a way that they effectively and
efficiently run the project reports and meet the reporting requirements.

4\. Compliance knowledge
• Supports the Finance Manager to develop, maintain, and deliver training on
compliance issues to realize sufficient compliance knowledge, has a positive
attitude towards compliance and improved compliance behavior.

5\. Information audits
• Supports the organization in collecting all necessary information for audits
in time. Prepares the audits and ensures a high quality for accountability

6\. Audit related improvements
• Ensures that recommendations from in- and external audits are implemented
and disseminated throughout the organization.

7\. Cost Recovery – Ensures that his / her own costs are being recovered,

Integrity – Adheres to the Code of Conduct and integrity policies, reports
concern and
follows regular integrity training, this is a medium risk position.
Any other duties assigned by the manager.

• Knowledge of Accounting, Bachelor Level or Equivalent. Professional

Qualification e.g., CPA, ACCA, CIMA desirable but not essential
Experience in accounting in non-government organizations
• Knowledge of project management, planning & control, administrative
processes, donor requirements and relevant languages
• Behavioural values and skills: trust, accountability, problem solving,
cooperation, flexibility, creativity, innovative, diplomatic, results-
oriented, collaboration
• Social skills to realize a positive attitude towards compliance and
improvements in compliant behaviour, and to accompany and direct partners with
financial management of the organization and projects
• Writing skills to develop training material and to define unambiguous
internal agreements, and to formulate opinions on the preparation of project
budgets and financial reports

• Self-motivated, proactive and result driven
• Being a person with high integrity
• Ability to work independently but at the same time being a team player
• Ability to connect with people of diverse backgrounds
• Ability to learn quickly

Key Result Areas
• Meeting periodic reporting to donors and respecting deadlines
• Monitor the invoices submitted to donors both locally and internationally
Provide financial guidance to project and Program managers and to the partners
• Compliance issues identified and responded to appropriately
• Collect and share lessons learnt to colleagues and partners
• Excellent audit reports, showing any actions/improvements have been

Apply Online Now


Applications should be in English and include the following: • A cover letter
1 page in which you explain why you are interested in the position and how
you meet the qualities and qualifications criteria as well as salary
• Concise and accurate CV maximum 3 pages. The CV should include information
about your qualification, relevant training courses, Work experience, name and
contact details of 3 relevant references.
• Please send your Cover letter, CV and copies of Academic certificates by
email to **** with a subject line “Project
Manager – Skills” by the **08th November 2022**

We thank applicants for their interest in the position. However, only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Disclaimer: Edukans does not accept any kind of breach on integrity that
includes but is not limited to fraud, bribery, corruption, conflict of
interest and cross-border behavior. In line with our Code of Conduct,
employees are obliged to report any breach. Edukans has a zero-tolerance
policy on not-acting upon a breach. .

Edukans Jobs in Yumbe Finance officer Projects Carreer opportunities in Yumbe vacancies in Edukans at Yumbe All Jobs in Yumbe November 2022

Thanks for visiting UgandaJobs.Work

How to Apply