AAH Senior Finance Officer Jobs in Uganda

AAH Senior Finance Officer Jobs in Uganda

Reports to:
  • Finance Manager

    Job Summary:

    The Senior Finance Officer will be responsible for implementing AAH Uganda Programme financial policies and procedures.

    The position will assist the Finance Manager in reviewing and updating the policies and procedures based on the needs generated from the field offices or donor requirements.

    Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist the Programme Area Managers to prepare budgets based on planned project
    activities using the approved finance guidelines or given donor regulations.
  • Prepare budget realignments/adjustments in collaboration with the Finance manager.
  • Monitor project expenditures via monthly/weekly etc. Budget vs Actual variance reports and flag any issue of concern to both budget line managers, Finance Manager
    Programme Area Manager and engage them to address these issues in line with
    monthly budget vs actual report performance.
  • Post entries into the accounting system using approved funds/budget codes to aid
    monthly finance report generation for all projects in line with AAH reporting protocols.
  • Prepare and submit accurate monthly AAH Uganda and Donor finance reports by the 8th
    of every month with all the attachments like Balance sheet, Trial balance, Bank
    reconciliations, Cash reconciliations, Debtor & Creditor reconciliations, Project inter
    transfer reconciliations and aging report to the Finance Manager for review.
  • Provide bank balances every afternoon on Friday and every week and whenever such is
    needed including the field balances.
  • Review all bank reconciliations in line with AAH financial and GAAP guidelines.
  • Fully facilitate project audit processes with support from the Finance Manager and field
    finance team.
  • Carry out at least 6 routine field visits and spot checks to verify accounts, inventory
    records in the system and on file documents to ensure that they are in line with AAH
    procurement and accounting policies and donor guidelines.
  • Prepare and carry out staff timely and accurate appraisals to all the staff reporting to her/him and also participate in the recruitment,
    recommendation, overseeing and
    training processes to all staff reporting to her/him.
  • Closely work with the banks on all bank transactions, e- banking, changing of
    signatories and any other duties as may be assigned to you by the supervisor.

    Expected Results
  • Finance and Accounting systems are maintained and up to date.
  • Compliance to all organizational and legal requirements.
  • Bank and Cash statements reconciled and up to date.
  • Project audits supported and gaps closed.
  • Financial reports from the field are received on time and submitted to the Finance
    and Administration Manager.
  • Programme Area Managers and Project Officers are able to accurately and timely
    monitor and report on their budgets.
  • Cash flow is monitored and maintained at acceptable levels.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management, Accounting, Commerce
    or Finance.
  • Full Professional qualifications in Finance and Accounting (Membership of ACCA or
  • At least 3 years’ work experience in finance management. Experience working in an
    NGO is an added advantage.

    Skills and Competencies
  • Understanding of computer applications in respect to accounting, budgeting and cash
    control. As a minimum, this would include an understanding of MS Office.
  • A good command of both written and spoken English.
  • High degree of integrity and analytical skills.

    Application Instructions
  • Interested candidates should email application letters and CVs (with 3 suitable referees, their telephone contacts an emails.) addressed to recruitug@actionafricahelp.org to be received by 17th May, 2019.
  • The email Subject Line must show the job title of the position applied for.
  • AAH-I is an equal-opportunity employer. We thank candidates for their high interest in the
    opportunities we publish on our website.
  • Due to the high number of applications we receive, we will only get back to shortlisted candidates.
  • AAH-U does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process nor does it use recruitment agents.
  • For more information and job application details, see; AAH Senior Finance Officer Jobs in Uganda

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