Food for the Hungry Finance & Admin Officer Jobs in Uganda

Food for the Hungry Finance & Admin Officer Jobs in Uganda

Job Summary

  • The Finance Officer will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the Field finance operations including preparing periodic financial reports, reconcile accounting information, review major payments and invoices for consistence with organizational procedures and established accounting formats and import all journal templates into the Sun System.

  • He/she will handle monthly bank reconciliations and transactions; and monitor transactions to ensure proper cash management for all the field offices in line with the planned program activities in compliance with FH policy and Procedures.

  • Additionally, this position directly and indirectly manages the Cashier/Stores, Guards, Office Attendants at Cluster/Field level.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Produce monthly financial reports to Kampala office and donor reports according to donor requirements, ensuring accuracy and compliance

  • Working as a liaison between the bank and the organization, collect monthly bank statements and prepare bank reconciliation to reconcile with book and G/L accounts balances;

  • Prepare the project cash flow forecast with programs feedback and reconcile with the original budget before sending to Kampala finance.

  • Ensure compliance with donor regulations, FH finance policies and local government rules and regulations;

  • Ensure the accuracy and correctness of all transactions against each grant; ensuring all expenditures are posted under the right account codes

  • Ensure budget holders understand the requirements of grant and grant auditors’ requirements have prepared all necessary paperwork to the audit;

  • In coordination with Kampala finance, organize in house training and/or orientation session on finance to projects staff ;


  • Support the Administration of the cluster by:

  • Supervising the administrative staff as may be required

  • Giving support to the Logistic Officers to ensure the right procurement processes are followed and participate in the bid evaluation the process for purchases within the cluster threshold

  • Ensuring timely payment of all outstanding utility bills and rent

  • Support the Program Area Manager in enforcing Organizati on policies

    Job Requirements

    Education & Experience

    ● Candidate should have a bachelor’s degree/equivalent in Finance and accounting or related discipline from a recognized university or institution.

    ● Having completed ACCA/CPA level II is added advantage / pursuing professional qualifications

    ● Minimum of 4 years extensive experience in financial management and co-ordination preferably within an international NGO environment

    ● Having an auditing background is an added advantage.

    Protection and Security Clause

    ● As appropriate, shall be responsible for creating, promoting and maintaining an environment that prevents sexual exploitation and sexual abuse and take appropriate measures for this purpose.

    ● Implement an orientation for all staff including an understanding of the code of conduct and consequences.

    How to Apply

  • FHU is an equal opportunity employer. All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply through the Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda. Email: not later than Friday 20th November, 2020 at 4:30pm.

  • Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Consider your
    application on unsuccessful in case you do not hear from FH by 7th December, 2020.

  • FHU as a relief and development organization focuses on children; we strive to ensure that children are kept safe in all the areas we operate.

  • The organization further has a child protection policy that every staff is required to sign.

  • Potential candidates will be required to provide information confirming whether or not they have ever been convicted of any child abuse crimes.

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